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Inspired by Minnesotan, Phillips Amendment to Expand Access to Universal Changing Tables Set to Become Law in FAA Reauthorization

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips voted to pass the bipartisan, bicameral Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2024. The bill will be signed into law by President Biden and includes an amendment authored by Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) aimed at making travel more accessible for disabled Americans and their caretakers by requiring all medium and large…

Phillips Introduces Bill to Expand First Responders’ Access to Health Care Coverage

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WASHINGTON, DC – After hearing from police, fire, and EMS professionals in Minnesota, Representative Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced HR 6030 the Expanding Health Care Options for First Responders Act, a bicameral bill that fills a gap in coverage for retired first responders wishing to opt into Medicare starting at the age of 50. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced companion legislation…

Rep. Dean Phillips Announces He Won’t Seek Re-Election to Congress

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MINNETONKA, MN – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D, MN) announced he will not seek re-election to Congress in 2024. Phillips has represented Minnesota’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2019 and released the following statement: “My journey to public service began the morning after the 2016 election, when I faced the reality that democracy requires…

WCCO: Maple Grove 7th grader on a mission to require medications list allergens

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A 7th grader in Maple Grove is on a mission to make a big change that could affect millions of Americans. Twelve-year-old Adina Togal has celiac disease, a condition where consuming any gluten can get her really sick. "I got sick at camp but I didn't realize me getting sick would be able to change 40 million people's lives," Adina Togal said. Two summers ago, Adina Togal was…

Inspired by Minnesota Girl's Allergy Scare, Phillips Introduces Bill to Require Allergen Labelling in Medication

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  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced the bipartisan Allergen Disclosure In Non-Food Articles (ADINA) Act. The bill was named in honor of Adina Togal, an 11 year old from Minnesota, who was hospitalized after taking medication with undisclosed allergens. If enacted, the ADINA Act would amend the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of…


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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…