Public Safety

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February 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) announced the introduction of a Congressional Resolution to honor Officer Brian D. Sicknick, a 12-year veteran of the Capitol Police who passed away as a result of injuries sustained defending the United States Capitol against rioters on Jan. 6th. Officer Sicknick was the fourth U.S.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTING, D.C. - Like millions of Americans, Rep.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN - Rep. Dean Phillips released the following statement today:

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) participated in the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force’s hearing on the impact of gun violence on children. Phillips questioned the panel of experts on the emotional and psychological toll active shooter drills, lockdowns, and the fear of gun violence have on students and educators. You can view video of Rep. Phillips’s question and the responses here.

August 4, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement after domestic terrorist attacks in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH killed 29 and wounded dozens more in less than 24 hours this weekend:

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in honor of Gun Violence Awareness Month, LGBTQ Pride Month and the third anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) paid tribute to victims on the House Floor.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) co-sponsored and voted in support of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. The historically bipartisan effort split along party lines when the NRA announced it would be recommending a “No” vote and scoring members of Congress based on their vote this week.
 

February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) today voted for the successful passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act Of 2019.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) today announced that he is an original sponsor of a bill to reinstate the Assault Weapons Ban (H.R. 1296). Phillips, a gun owner himself, has been a strong advocate for commonsense measures that would help save lives.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Dean Phillips announced today that he has co-sponsored his second bill, H.R.8, which would require universal background checks on all gun sales -- a policy supported by over 90% of Americans, including the vast majority of gun owners like Rep. Phillips himself.