Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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No student should be punished for investing in her future, which is why debt-free college is such an important idea.
Click here to learn more about President Obama's immigration executive actions.
Rep. Ellison wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on why we must make it easier for Somali-Americans to send money home.
It’s time to work for a fair trade deal that will grow American jobs and wages, rather than accelerate a race to the bottom.

Feb 11, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), and 12 other House Democrats sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service asking the agency to clarify the tax form used by non-profit hospitals in order to encourage investments in safe, stable housing in their communities.
Feb 10, 2016Press Release
The Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), and Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) announced that Members of Congress will travel to Flint, Michigan to hold a community “Speak Out” event on March 4, 2016.
Feb 9, 2016Press Release
Rep. Joe Crowley and Rep. Keith Ellison announced the introduction of the Making Your Retirement Accessible (myRA) Act.
Feb 3, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement opposing the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act, which is a package of bills that would deregulate capital markets and undermine the Securities Exchange Commission.
Feb 2, 2016Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, the co-chairs of the Progressive Caucus, Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Raúl MGrijalva (D-AZ), released the following statement after Republicans in Congress passed legislation that would stop the Iran nuclear deal from going into effect:

Jan 18, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement in commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.