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March 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced that his bill, the Voter NOTICE Act, will be included in H.R.

February 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Small Business Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Dean Phillips (MN-03) convened a hearing titled “Perspectives from Main Street: Raising the Wage.” The hearing comes as the House prepares to vote on President Biden’s American Rescue Package, a COVID-19 stimulus bill which includes a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $15, as early as Frida

February 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) to rename the Wayzata Post Office in honor of former Minnesota Rep. Jim Ramstad. The legislation was cosponsored by the entire Minnesota Delegation and now moves to the Senate, where Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN) leads the companion proposal.

February 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Andy Kim (D-NJ) released a letter addressed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Administration Committee Chair Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) calling for the preservation of glass panels smashed during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

February 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Small Business Committee Members Angie Craig and Dean Phillips were joined by Rep. Betty McCollum, and U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith in urging Congressional leaders to include direct financial support to restaurants in the upcoming COVID-19 relief package or as a standalone bill.

February 5, 2021 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C — Today, Vice Chair Dean Phillips (MN-03) helped lead 58 bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus members in calling for an immediate vote on the $160 billion “Defeating COVID-19” vaccine distribution package, as broader bipartisan relief talks and reconciliation process continue.

February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) joined a special order hour organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to share their experiences of January 6, 2021 when the was subject to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that led to the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and the first breach of the institution since the War of 1812.

February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) announced he will lead the House Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Regulations as Chair for the 117th Congress.

February 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced the introduction of a Congressional Resolution to honor Officer Brian D.


In The News

December 23, 2019 In The News

After many hours of following impeachment coverage, I’ve learned one thing: Our elected officials are far more divided and disrespectful — and divisive — than the citizens of this country.

December 23, 2019 In The News

It was standing room only at Minnetonka High School as Dean Phillips, the U.S. representative for Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, hosted a community conversation focused on federal fiscal responsibility.

December 22, 2019 In The News

– A vote in the House to lift a cap on federal tax deductions for state and local tax payments (SALT) was glad tidings for high income, high tax states like Minnesota.

The great joy may be short-lived, however, as the bill faces long odds of even being considered in the Republican-controlled Senate.

December 20, 2019 In The News

Lowering the cost of insulin and other prescription medications has become a shared goal for Democrat and Republican elected officials, whether they’re southwest metro legislators and candidates or President Donald Trump.

December 20, 2019 In The News

WATERTOWN — The old Watertown missile site, owned by the Western Area Fire Training Academy (WAFTA), may finally get cleaned up.

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minnesota, announced in Dec. 17 news release that his amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act passed in the Senate. 

December 13, 2019 In The News

Minnesota U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips has been working to repeal the cap on state and local tax deductions that has disproportionately hit residents in his district.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Two Eden Prairie High School seniors won Minnesota's Third Congressional District App Challenge, according to Sam Anderson, a spokesperson from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips' office.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) will host a free and open-to-the-public community conversation on fiscal responsibility at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in the forum room at Minnetonka High School, 18301 Highway 7. 

December 3, 2019 In The News

Carver County Deputy Bob Zydowsky, Chanhassen High School school liaison officer, has been in the public safety business for a long time and has attended many similar events, but couldn’t help tearing up a little at Chanhassen's recent First Responders Recognition Night.

November 25, 2019 In The News

Eden Prairie’s 8335 Crystal View Rd. used to be a Panino Brothers. Before that, the Lariat Center corner haunt was a Baja Sol. In past lives, the space played host to a half-dozen other fast-casual restaurants, through it all maintaining a very ’90s footprint in an unremarkable suburban strip mall.