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.

May 6, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Secretary of State John Kerry made a surprise visit to Somalia. 

“Secretary Kerry’s historic visit to Mogadishu signals to the world that the United States stands with Somalia. The first visit from a sitting U.S. secretary of state comes as Somalia is making progress. 

Apr 30, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), and U.S.

Apr 29, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced H.R. 2091, the Child Support Assistance Act of 2015, in order to help state and local support enforcement agencies aid families in collecting child support payments. 

Apr 29, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe addressed a joint session of Congress.

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.