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 28, 2015Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Keith Ellison, today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport $6,219,743 for infrastructure improvements. 

Apr 28, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Obama Administration announced a part of Minneapolis would be designated as one of six new federal Promise Zone neighborhoods nationwide.

Apr 24, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), CPC Peace and Security Task Force Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and CPC Equal Protection Task Force Chair Rep.

Apr 22, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 22 – As the nation marked Earth Day, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) introduced legislation to close tax loopholes and eliminate other subsidies for the oil, gas and coal industries.          

Subsidies for polluters now in place are projected to cost taxpayers more than $135 billion in the coming decade.

Apr 21, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Representatives Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), and U.S.

Apr 21, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Representatives Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), and U.S.