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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…

Sun Post: Klobuchar, Phillips laud small business center after $1M federal allocation

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Two members of Minnesota’s federal legislative delegation visited Brooklyn Park March 19 to celebrate new financing for the Small Business Development and Acceleration Center project, which is being constructed in the Northwind Plaza mall.  Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Dean Phillips spoke in front of the mall, located at the corner of West Broadway and Brooklyn Boulevard, after the…

Phillips, Quigley Lead Lawmakers in Calling for Small Business Support in the COVID Supplemental Relief Bill

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Washington, D.C. —  Today, Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Mike Quigley (D-IL) led a letter to Congressional leadership calling for the inclusion of much-needed relief for the country’s hardest-hit small businesses in the upcoming COVID supplemental bill. The letter, which was signed by 42 of their colleagues, specifically mentions the restaurant, fitness, hospitality, live events,…

CCX News: Federal Funding Secured for Brooklyn Park Small Business Center

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Congress has approved a funding bill that includes funds for a small business incubator planned in Brooklyn Park. The $1.5 trillion House Omnibus Appropriations Funding Package includes a wide range of projects across the country, including funds for infrastructure and public safety. Locally, $1 million was requested for the Brooklyn Park small business center, which will be located at…

Phillips Secures Critical Investments for Minnesota

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Washington, D.C. —  Tonight, Rep. Dean Phillips voted to pass the bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations Funding Package, H.R. 2471, which provides funding for economic development, infrastructure and public safety projects in Minnesota while addressing some of our nation’s biggest challenges. Rep Phillips: “Tonight our Congress passed legislation to fund police, child care, Pell…

Phillips, Zimmern talk restaurant relief in new video

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Minnetonka, MN — Rep. Dean Phillips and celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern have released a new video in support of the expansion of restaurant aid in upcoming negotiations in Congress around COVID relief.   Over the past two years, Rep. Phillips has worked with organizations like the Independent Restaurant Coalition to highlight challenges faced by restaurant owners and other…