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:
Jim Ramstad represented Minnesota’s Third District in… Read more »
A Minnesota model to recruit and retain more-diverse law enforcement candidates could soon go national under proposed legislation aimed at beefing up depleted police ranks across the country.
U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., is leading a bipartisan push to pass the Pathways to Policing Act — patterned after a six-year-old Minnesota… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.
“Tonight our Congress passed legislation to fund police, child care, Pell… Read more »
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… Read more »
MINNETONKA, MN - Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) applauded the Department of Interior’s announcement canceling two hard rock mineral leases adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA). The Interior Department’s Office of the Solicitor found the Twin Metals leases were improperly renewed by the Department in 2019.
“Minerals, jobs, and Minnesota's clean water and… Read more »
MINNETONKA, MN — Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced that critical repairs for the I-494 bridge over the Minnesota River were included in the first round of bridge investments headed to Minnesota from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Phillips helped pass the bipartisan infrastructure law, which will deliver $60.4 million to Minnesota bridge projects in FY… Read more »