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 listen to the show about how people outside of the billionaire and millionaire class engage the economy.
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.

Feb 21, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Equal Opportunity for Residential Representation Act of 2017 (H.R.

Feb 17, 2017Press Release

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced legislation that would raise billions to invest in our economy by taxing Wall Street financial transactions. The Inclusive Prosperity Act (H.R. 1144/S. 434) would tax the sale of stocks, bonds and derivatives. The tax imposed will be 0.5 percent on stocks, 0.1 percent on bonds, and 0.005 percent on derivatives or other investments. 

Feb 15, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Zero Waste Development and Expansion Act (H.R. 1034) yesterdaywhich will support communities striving towards zero waste by establishing a grant program that funds the infrastructure, technology, and community outreach needed to achieve it.

Feb 13, 2017Press Release

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Feb 8, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) reintroduced today the Common Sense Housing Investment Act (H.R. 948) to make it easier for middle class and working families to find affordable rental housing and benefit from homeownership.

Jan 30, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) introduced The Small Business and Community Investments Expansion Act (H.R.