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Problem Solvers Caucus Backs Phillips's Bill to Crack Down on Package Theft

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  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced its endorsement of the Porch Pirates Act of 2022, a bipartisan bill to protect American consumers by closing loopholes to combat the rise in occurrences of porch package theft. The Porch Pirates Act would apply the same penalties to the theft of United States Postal…

PHILLIPS, MINNESOTA BUSINESS LEADERS CELEBRATE CHIPS ACT BECOMING LAW

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BLOOMINGTON, MN – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) celebrated with Minnesota business leaders as the CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law. Phillips helped pass the bipartisan competitiveness bill through the House this July. It will strengthen Minnesota families’ financial future, revitalize our competitiveness on the world stage, and safeguard America’s economic and national…

PHILLIPS TO CELEBRATE PASSAGE OF CHIPS BILL AT SKYWATER TECHNOLOGY

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***MEDIA ADVISORY ***    TOMORROW, AUG. 4, 2022, 10:30 AM CT:   BLOOMINGTON — Rep. Dean Phillips will join representatives from SkyWater Technology to herald legislation signed into law by President Biden that will invest billions of dollars in domestic semiconductor manufacturing and science research. The CHIPS and Science Act, which Biden plans to sign on…

PHILLIPS VOTES TO PASS THE CHIPS AND SCIENCE ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Dean Phillips voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass legislation to strengthen Minnesota families’ financial future, revitalize our competitiveness on the world stage, and safeguard America’s economic and national security at home and abroad. The CHIPS and Science Act passed the House of Representatives with…

PHILLIPS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO BAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS FROM FUNDRAISING ON THE TAXPAYERS’ TIME

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced the On the Clock Act a bipartisan bill that would prohibit members of Congress from directly soliciting campaign contributions while their respective chamber of Congress is in session. Rep. Phillips introduced the bill with Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08). “It is time to prohibit members of Congress from fundraising when…

PHILLIPS CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF PORCH PIRATES ACT IN LIGHT OF MASSIVE ONLINE SALES

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Washington D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips is calling for passage of his Porch Pirates Act, which would increase penalties for package thieves. This week, millions of Americans participated in a massive slate of online sales – from Amazon’s Prime Day to Target’s Deal Days – which will lead to a huge influx of packages shipped to doorsteps across the country. “As e-commerce grows, so…

PHILLIPS: AMERICANS MUST KNOW WHAT HAPPENED ON JAN. 6

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Washington, D.C. — Rep. Dean Phillips expressed his support for tonight’s bipartisan January 6th Committee hearings. The hearings will begin at 7 p.m. CT and will be televised on most national TV stations. On the one-year anniversary of Jan. 6 earlier this year, Phillips introduced a bill to permanently designate January 6 as “Democracy Day.” That bill is currently co-sponsored by 58…

PHILLIPS READS KATHRYN RAMSTAD’S PLEA ON GUN REFORM ON HOUSE FLOOR

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Kathryn Ramstad, widow of former Republican Congressman Jim Ramstad, wrote a note to Rep. Dean Phillips following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Phillips shared it on the House floor today before voting to pass 8 gun violence prevention measures: Transcript: Madam speaker, Jim Ramstad represented Minnesota’s Third District in…

PHILLIPS ANNOUNCES RELAUNCH OF BIPARTISAN HOUSE DIPLOMACY CAUCUS

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN),  David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Ann Wagner (R-MO), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Peter Meijer (R-MI) announced the reconstitution of the House Diplomacy Caucus. This body is committed to strengthening American diplomacy as America’s foreign policy tool of first resort, strengthening alliances, and exploring…

Fox News: House Democrats push measure to invest in local police departments amid stall from leadership

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House Democrats appear at odds over a bipartisan measure introduced earlier this year that would provide investments in local police departments across America to ensure officers have the resources needed to keep them and their communities safe.  Led by New Jersey Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer and Florida Republican Rep. John Rutherford, the Invest to Protect Act would provide…