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PHILLIPS PROMOTES MODERNIZATION IN THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS, HELPS TO INTRODUCE EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING RESOLUTION

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) joined Reps. Derek Kilmer (WA-06), William Timmons (SC-04), and Joe Morelle (NY-25) in introducing the Congressional Evidence-Based Policymaking Resolution, a bipartisan resolution to establish a bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking to facilitate the integration of robust data in the legislative…

MinnPost: Dean Phillips would vote to save McCarthy’s speakership if the Speaker exercises ‘courage’ in debt limit negotiations

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Rep. Dean Phillips is willing to offer House Speaker Kevin McCarthy a lifeline if he is challenged by the right wing of the GOP for agreeing to a debt ceiling deal that could win bipartisan support.  To win the leadership of a narrow Republican majority, McCarthy agreed to change House rules to allow anyone to challenge his…

Phillips Leads Legislation to Boost Employee Ownership in Small Business

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), alongside Sens. Van Hollen (D-MD) and Rubio (R-FL), and Reps. Blake Moore (R-UT), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and Dusty Johnson (R-SD), introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to support small business owners who pursue an employee-owned business model. Their Employee Equity Investment Act (EEIA) reduces cost barriers small business…

PHILLIPS, MINNESOTA ADVOCATES TEAM UP ON PLAN TO PROTECT WORKERS WHO DONATE BONE MARROW, STEM CELLS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) unveiled his Life Saving Leave Act (H.R. 3024) for the 118th Congress. The bipartisan legislation, inspired by the Minnesota-based nonprofit, Be The Match, would reduce barriers that many workers face in accessing time off when they choose to save lives through stem cell and bone…

PHILLIPS UNVEILS FEDERAL NALOXONE IN SCHOOLS LEGISLATION

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN-03) and Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH-14) announced the introduction of their bipartisan bill, School Access to Naloxone Act (HR 3065). The legislation, modeled after the 2013 School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act which supported the rollout of EpiPens nationwide, would incentivize stocking and training on naloxone in…

Rep. Dean Phillips Helps Lead Democratic Messaging Around State Of The Union

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips issued this statement following President Biden’s State Of The Union (SOTU) Address: “Optimistic and invitational leadership was on full display this evening. I agree with the President: If we’re going to defend our freedoms, support our middle class, honor our financial obligations, and deliver public safety for all, our Congress must come together…

REP. PHILLIPS VOTES TO DEFEND CONSTITUTION AND PROTECT FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phillips voted for bipartisan legislation to protect free and fair elections, uphold the rule of law and defend the Constitution.  Crafted by Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) in response to extremist attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election – including the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol – the Presidential Election Reform…

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…