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January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the 117th Congress begins its work on behalf of the American people, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) today announced his committee assignments along with new leadership positions for his second term.

January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Dean Phillips, Jason Crow, Jimmy Panetta, and Lauren Underwood announced the introduction of the Health Force, Resilience Force, and Jobs to Fight COVID-19 Act, legislation that would invest billions in the nation’s public health jobs and infrastructure and aid the country’s lagging vaccine distribution campaign.

January 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress reconvenes to reckon with the first breach of the United States Capitol since 1814, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced he is supporting a resolution censuring Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-05) for inciting violence against his fellow members of Congress. Phillips is a co-sponsor of the measure authored by Reps.

January 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (MN-03), Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) led 59 of their colleagues in a letter calling on House leaders to immediately reconvene the House of Representatives to reckon with the assault on our democracy that took place on January 6th.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) joined the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus in releasing the following principles on election security and the Electoral College, illustrating that proud Republicans and proud Democrats share the same basic, commonsense values regarding our democratic system:

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) will uphold his oath to the Constitution and the will of American voters by affirming the Electoral College results of the 2020 presidential election.  

January 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, veterans advocates in Minnesota are praising a measure authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03).

January 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) maintained his previously-announced support for Speaker Pelosi after a bipartisan COVID-19 relief package was signed into law this week.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) praised the passage of a bipartisan emergency relief package to help American families and small businesses struggling during the most devastating public health emergency in modern American history. 


In The News

November 23, 2019 In The News

Close to 300 people filled a college auditorium in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Saturday for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips.

The freshman Democrat, who represents the 3rd District in the western Twin Cities, drew a largely friendly crowd after a week of impeachment hearings in Washington.

November 23, 2019 In The News

– Minnesota may still get the World’s Fair it’s been chasing for years, but hopes for a 2027 World Expo in Bloomington depend on Congress settling a simmering federal budget stalemate by the end of the year.

November 21, 2019 In The News

Third District Rep. Dean Phillips (DFL-Deephaven) will host a free and open-to-the-public town hall meeting 2-3:20 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Hennepin Technical College, 9000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park.

November 20, 2019 In The News

FICO will host a free consumer financial education event at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at in the North Hennepin Community College Center for Business and Technology, 7411 85th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park.

November 11, 2019 In The News

Veterans Day has always been an important day of reflection for me.

My birth father, Capt. Artie Pfefer, was killed in action in Vietnam when I was just six months old. His memory serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by those who serve – and by their families, too.

November 11, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump has made good on his earlier threat, giving the formal, one-year notification that sets in motion U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement.

November 8, 2019 In The News

Democratic Congressman Dean Phillips said his tour of a deadly stretch of Highway 12 that runs through the western part of his district was an eye-opening experience. He went on a ride-along with West Hennepin Police Chief Gary Kroells to see firsthand why so many fatalities have happened on the stretch of highway from Wayzata to Delano.

November 8, 2019 In The News

Years and years of crashes along Highway 12 have earned it the nickname as the “Corridor of Death.”

Now, Congressman Dean Phillips is joining city leaders to see how he can help.

The congressman saw the most dangerous spots of the highway Thursday during a bus tour led by Chief Gary Kroells of the West Hennepin Public Safety department.

November 8, 2019 In The News

In a series of news releases, Minnesota lawmakers in the executive branch and the Congressional delegation called upon the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide aid to farmers struggling after recent adverse weather and flooding.

November 6, 2019 In The News

Third Congressional District Rep. Dean Phillips will speak on “Drawing Back the Curtain on Campaign Finance: How You Can Gain Control” at a free event 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Normandale Lutheran Church, 6100 Normandale Road, Edina.