Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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A fair wage is more than the size of a paycheck. It’s having enough hours, paid overtime, sick and parental leave, and affordable health and childcare. It’s knowing you can make ends meet at the end of the month.
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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, especially after the attack at Garissa University College in Kenya.
Rep. Ellison and Rep. Grijalva led a letter with 35 of their colleagues to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler demanding net neutrality.

Apr 16, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M.

Apr 15, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after a fire engulfed a block of North Minneapolis.

Apr 15, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced today the Ensure Fair Prices in Title Insurance Act (H.R. 1799), which would ensure homebuyers are not overcharged when purchasing title insurance.

Apr 14, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with CPC Members Reps.

Apr 10, 2015Op-Ed

Rep. Ellison penned the following op-ed in the New York Times about the need to keep the remittances lifeline to Somalia open.

Apr 9, 2015Press Release

Washington, D.C. U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), and Greg Jones, President of the NAACP of Dane County, today called on Congress to pass H.J.Res.25 which would amend the U.S. Constitution to explicitly guarantee the right to vote.