WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement after voting to pass the Inflation Reduction Act. The landmark health care, climate change, cost-cutting and deficit-reducing bill now heads to the President's desk:
"Today is a leap forward for young people, retirees, progressives, conservatives – and America. As a pragmatic problem solver,… Read more »
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… Read more »
– Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Telehealth Coverage and Payment Parity Act (H.R. 4480) aimed at improving Americans’ access to health care whenever and wherever they need it. The bipartisan legislation pushes for permanent coverage and payment parity for telehealth services at the federal… Read more »
— Today, Vice Chair Dean Phillips (MN-03) helped lead 58 bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus members in calling for an immediate vote on the $160 billion “Defeating COVID-19” vaccine distribution package, as broader bipartisan relief talks and reconciliation process continue.
As emerging, more contagious variants are found in Minnesota and across the nation,… Read more »
Today, Rep. Dean Phillips announced he is co-sponsoring the State Public Option Act, landmark health care legislation that will allow Americans to buy into their state’s Medicaid program. Prohibitively high costs continue to deny many Minnesotans access to healthcare every day even as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens our community. A state-based public option would open up… Read more »
As COVID-19 cases reach record numbers and the Trump Administration continues its attempt to gut existing health care law, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) joined a bipartisan House majority in voting to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. The legislation represents the largest overhaul of American health care in more than a decade and expands Medicaid coverage,… Read more »
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Representatives Angie Craig (MN-02), Dean Phillips (MN-03), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), and Collin Peterson (MN-07) wrote a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) calling on the Administration to expedite the delivery of personal protective equipment from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to… Read more »
Today, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Representatives Jim Hagedorn (MN-01), Angie Craig (MN-02), Dean Phillips (MN-03), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Tom Emmer (MN-06), Collin Peterson (MN-07), and Pete Stauber (MN-08) wrote an open letter to the people of Minnesota concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The delegation is committed to working… Read more »
Today, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN), and Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN-2), Dean Phillips (D-MN-3), Betty McCollum (D-MN-4), Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5), and Collin Peterson (D-MN-7) wrote a letter to Vice President Pence calling on the Administration to provide critical assistance to the State of Minnesota in its efforts to respond to and mitigate the impact of the… Read more »
Today, Representative Dean Phillips joined members of the bipartisan Problems Solvers Caucus to meet with Vice President Mike Pence and Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator in the White House Situation Room. After the meeting, Phillips released a statement:
“This morning I was among a small group of Democrats and Republicans who met with the… Read more »