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Phillips Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

| Posted in Press Releases

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, I’m particularly excited by...

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 security. “...

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 Tuesday and was passed by a strong bipartisan...

Highest Common Ground Score

| Posted in Awards and Recognition
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The Common Ground Committee, a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on healing incivility and polarization, ranks Rep. Phillips first on its Common Ground Scorecard (CGS). The Common Ground Committee works for towards the goal of “more progress, less division”, and with that goal in mind, developed the CGS to identify politicians who seek common ground (or not), and to celebrate officials...

FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE, NEW DEMS ENDORSE PHILLIPS’S PATHWAYS TO POLICING ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) announced endorsements of his Pathways to Policing Act from the national Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the largest organization of law enforcement officers in the world, and the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), the largest caucus of Democrats in the House of Representatives. This legislation is inspired by a pioneering program by the same name de...

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 243 to 187, with...

PHILLIPS ADVANCES INVESTMENTS FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS IN MINNESOTA’S THIRD DISTRICT

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Today, Representative Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced that the House of Representatives approved nearly $18 million for nine community projects directly serving Minnesota’s Third District. The funding is included in the government funding bill passed by the House, which would fund a significant portion of the federal government. This is the first step in a year-long appropriations process. Earlier...

PHILLIPS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO BAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS FROM FUNDRAISING ON THE TAXPAYERS’ TIME

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced the On the Clock Act a bipartisan bill that would prohibit members of Congress from directly soliciting campaign contributions while their respective chamber of Congress is in session. Rep. Phillips introduced the bill with Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08). “It is time to prohibit members of Congress from fundraising when they’re supposed ...

PHILLIPS ON PASSAGE OF THE RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE ACT

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Washington D.C. – Rep. Phillips issued the following statement on the Respect for Marriage Act, which passed at a 267-157 majority, with 47 Republicans voting in favor. "When it comes to marriage, I stand with a majority of Americans on the side of freedom and equality,” Phillips said. “Ten years ago, Minnesotans became the first voters in the nation to block a same-sex marriage ban, and in the fa...

PHILLIPS ON PASSAGE OF THE WOMEN’S HEALTH PROTECTION ACT

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Washington D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) issued the following statement on the passage of two women’s health bills, the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022 and the Ensuring Access to Abortion Act: “Freedom is the very foundation of our United States, and like most Americans, I believe the promises of freedom and privacy extend to women as they make deeply personal decisions about their...

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 does the thef...

PHILLIPS TO HOST CONVERSATION WITH EXPERTS ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

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MINNETONKA, MN — On Thursday, July 7, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) will moderate a solutions-focused discussion with expert panelists on Reproductive Health. He will ask questions of our expert panelists and learn more about what we can do to protect women’s health, freedom, and choice before taking questions from the audience. EVENT DETAILS: WHAT: Community Conversation on Reproductive Health WHEN:...

Maple Grove, MN

| Posted in Vietnam Commemoration

Rep. Phillips honored Vietnam-era veterans Steve Erickson, Bob Grams, Leon Green, Rudolph Kopischke, Will Lines, David Lofgren, Bob Malecki, Gary McPherson, James Perry, Leonard Rosenberg, Jerrold Weinstein, and John Wexler, as well as widows Ginny Clark and Susan Craig.

PHILLIPS TO HOST COMMEMORATION CEREMONY HONORING VIETNAM-ERA VETERANS

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MAPLE GROVE, MN —Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03), in partnership with the Vietnam War Commemoration program, will pay tribute to Vietnam-era veterans through a commemoration ceremony. Nominated Vietnam-era veterans – or a surviving family member – living in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District will be honored with a commemorative lapel pin and certificate of special recognition. Phillips’s father, ...