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.

Aug 6, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).  

Aug 6, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) sent the following letter today to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry requesting further clarification on Malaysia’s upgraded status in the Department of State’s 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

Aug 3, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, the first ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants.

Aug 2, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS — Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after negotiators for the 12 countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership failed to finalize a deal in Maui. 

Jul 31, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced The Energy Efficient Manufactured Homes Act 0f 2015 (H.R.  3275) this week, which will enable economically vulnerable families live in safe, affordable and energy-efficient homes. 

Jul 30, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with 62 House Democrats, today sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the EPA to issue a strong National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone of 60 parts per billion.