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May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) endorsed the legalization of adult recreational cannabis in Minnesota for the first time. In a letter delivered to legislative leaders in Minnesota this morning, Phillips touted his support for House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler’s bill, H.F.

May 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and a bipartisan coalition of Representatives reintroduced H.R. 3000, the Inspire to Serve Act. Sponsored by Rep.

May 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University released their Bipartisan Index ranking members of Congress for their commitment to working across the aisle during the 116th Congress. Rep.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Van Taylor (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2902, the Elected Official Lobbying Prohibition Act. This bipartisan legislation would close a long-standing loophole that allows elected officials to lobby on behalf of private clients.

April 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement after the U.S.

April 23, 2021 Press Release

ANNAPOLIS, MD – This week, Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) Vice Chair Dean Phillips (MN-03) engaged in a policymaking retreat in Annapolis, Maryland, where he collaborated with industry groups, government stakeholders, and members of Congress from both parties to build consensus and chart a path forward on infrastructure legislation.

April 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) issued the following statement today:

"Justice was served for George Floyd today, but America’s work, our work, to ensure justice, safety and opportunity FOR ALL will continue with even more intention, more fortitude, and more purpose. Onwards in unity.”



In The News

May 17, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., thinks the U.S. Small Business Administration's Payroll Protection Program has good intentions, but it needs some tweaks.

May 11, 2020 In The News

Reps. Dean Phillips (D-Minn) and Chip Roy (R-Texas) introduced bipartisan legislation Monday that would make changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) aimed at providing additional help to employers trying to weather the financial fallout caused by the coronavirus crisis.

April 17, 2020 In The News

Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) has released a video featuring a bipartisan group of Minnesota elected officials, celebrities and citizens. In the “Many Voices One Message” video, familiar faces unite around a message of hope and gratitude, and urge Minnesotans to stay home and stick together as uncertainty around next steps in the COVID-19 pandemic looms.


April 2, 2020 In The News

The last federal coronavirus relief bill, coming in at $2.2 trillion, is the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history. Rep. Dean Phillips wanted to make sure the money gets used in the way it’s intended.

March 27, 2020 In The News

Minnesotans in Congress lined up Friday behind the massive, $2.2 trillion stimulus package to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, even as they looked ahead to what else is needed to respond to the unprecedented crisis.

March 24, 2020 In The News

The shortage of supplies for frontline health workers is so severe in her district that Rep. Elissa Slotkin has started texting sewing patterns of DIY face masks to embroidery companies. In between, she’s making nonstop calls to the governor's staff, hospitals and other state leaders to seek help for her constituents from the coronavirus pandemic.

March 23, 2020 In The News

Minnesota’s Democratic U.S. Congress members are asking President Donald Trump’s administration to speed up medical supply deliveries to Minnesota from the national stockpile to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 19, 2020 In The News

Minnesota's 10 Congressional delegates on Thursday, March 19, called on the federal Small Business Administration to free up Economic Injury Disaster Loans for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

March 19, 2020 In The News

At least three congressional staffers and two members of Congress have tested positive for the coronavirus.

As a consequence of the outbreak, the U.S. Capitol Sergeant at Arms has ordered limited access to the Capitol building and members’ offices until April. And all Capitol Visitor Center tours have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.