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.
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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.

Sep 20, 2016Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement on the Fifth Anniversary of the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Sep 16, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the HBCU Investment Expansion Act, which would allow municipal bonds issued by HBCUs to have triple tax-exempt status (local, state, and federal).
Sep 15, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) was the lead Democrat co-sponsor on House Resolution 861, introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), which calls for the respect of human rights and inclusive governance in Ethiopia.
Sep 9, 2016Press Release
Rep. Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Department of Justice, Department of the Interior, and Department of the Army announced a pause in the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.
Sep 8, 2016Press Release

Washington – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Campus Gun Policy Transparency Act, which would require colleges and universities to disclose information on their gun policies on their websites and in promotional materials for prospective students and their families. 

Sep 6, 2016Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement in honor of Labor Day.