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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 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 STATEMENT ON RESTAURANT AID FAILURE IN THE SENATE

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Washington, D.C. — Rep. Dean Phillips issued the following statement the failure to pass a targeted small business aid package in the Senate. Today’s final vote was 52 Senators in favor and 43 against, well short of the 60 votes needed to break the Republican filibuster. Phillips led passage of a similar relief package in the House of Representatives in April. “For months, small…

Phillips, Hill, Davids Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Inspire Youth Entrepreneurship

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN), French Hill (R-AR), Sharice Davids (D-KS), introduced the 21st Century Entrepreneurship Act to expose students from underserved and minority communities to the entrepreneurship and innovation fields. Entrepreneurship is a central component of economic growth, job creation, and innovation. Unfortunately, entrepreneurship rates have…

Reps. Phillips, Kim, Crow, Stefanik Lead Bipartisan Bill to Help Senior Entrepreneurs Build and Grow Businesses

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) announced the introduction of a bipartisan bill to help older small business owners continue to compete in local, national and global economies. Phillips is leading the bill along with Rep. Young Kim (R-CA), Jason Crow (D-CO) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY). Reps. Kim and Crow serve as Ranking Member and Chair of the Small Business Subcommittee…

Phillips leads House in passing support for restaurants and small businesses wronged by previous relief programs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) led the House of Representatives in passing H.R. 3807, the Relief for Restaurants and Other Hard-Hit Industries Act with bipartisan support (223-203). The vote is a culmination of an eight-month effort by Phillips and entrepreneurs, who have been working together to replenish targeted relief for industries that rely on people gathering…

Phillips Calls for Quick Passage of Targeted Small Business Relief

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Washington, D.C. —  Rep. Dean Phillips released the following statement in support of the small business relief bill headed to the House Floor on Thursday: “This week, the United States Congress has an opportunity to make good on a commitment we made to American small business owners during the height of the pandemic. We promised then that help was on the way, and that the…