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April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) engaged in a whole-of-government strategy to call out systemic underinvestment and tax fairness in Minnesota, from advocacy at the White House to the House Transportation & Infrastructure.

April 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing the federal deficit by $3.25 trillion over a 10-year period.

April 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and the Problem Solvers Caucus leadership team met with senior White House officials to have a constructive, bipartisan conversation about pressing issues facing our country — from infrastructure to immigration to mental health.

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April 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement:

“Yesterday, our community suffered another horrific tragedy when Daunte Wright was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic and bench warrant stop in Brooklyn Center, just next door to the district I represent in Congress. 

April 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced the reintroduction of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA), bold legislation that would utilize market forces to combat climate change and incentivize the speedy transition to a clean energy economy. The bill earned 86 bipartisan co-sponsors in the previous Congress, and Rep.

April 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) sent a letter to the directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) demanding a status report on the progress of taxpayer-funded research on gun violence, as well as an estimate for when that research will yield actionable recommendations for policymakers.

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March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) and a coalition of bipartisan Representatives and Senators introduced the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act, a bill that would increase access to high-quality workforce training and credentialling programs.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and David Joyce (R-OH) and Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced the RECYLE Act, a bipartisan bill that would lead to vast improvements in community and residential recycling programs.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) thanked the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) for presenting him with the 2021 Legislative Action Award, in honor of Phillips’ leadership and demonstrated commitment to crossing the partisan divide. 

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Vice Chair Dean Phillips (MN-03) and his colleagues on the Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) sent a letter to President Joe Biden outlining an agenda for bipartisan, bicameral legislation in the 117th Congress.

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March 18, 2020 In The News

Sitting at a folding table in a dimly lit room, Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips explained his plans regarding healthcare, education, and gun control. For the freshman congressman, these issues are not just topics he cares about, they are issues his constituents care about as well.

March 18, 2020 In The News

With Donald Trump knee-deep in denial over the threat of the coronavirus, dismissing the highly contagious virus as nothing more than a media hoax that a little sunlight could fix until two days ago, the onus fell to other elected officials to fill the messaging vacuum and put together emergency legislation intended to stymie the impending health and economic crisis.

March 18, 2020 In The News

President Trump has signed off on a host of new resources to respond to the coronavirus crisis. Now Americans need to learn how to access these services.

March 18, 2020 In The News

Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation is urging the state’s residents not to downplay the severity of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, adding that they should follow guidelines from public health officials.

 

March 18, 2020 In The News

If I start to feel sick, should I go to the emergency room to get tested for COVID-19? Is it safe to touch my daily newspaper or receive package deliveries? Are you sure this is really that big of a deal? 

 

March 18, 2020 In The News

State and federal lawmakers scaling back most personal contact during the coronavirus pandemic are ramping up their reliance on technology to keep lines of communication open with constituents.

March 16, 2020 In The News

All five Democrats in Minnesota's congressional delegation signed a letter to Vice President Mike Pence Sunday seeking more COVID-19 testing kits and more of the chemical that's required to complete those laboratory reactions.

March 12, 2020 In The News

Governments around the world are rushing to determine an appropriate response to coronavirus. COVID-19 (a new strain of coronavirus) was first detected in China in 2019 and, subsequently, elsewhere around the world. Yesterday, The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic.

March 11, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Capitol will cease all public tours through at least the end of March amid mounting fears of a widespread coronavirus outbreak, according to multiple people familiar with the decision.

March 10, 2020 In The News

The biggest thing standing in the way of a coronavirus-targeted economic stimulus package could be the Trump administration’s proposed payroll tax cut.

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