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.

Jun 12, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today introduced the Reward Work Act, which would prevent companies from buying back their own stocks on the open market and require that workers have a voice on corporate boards:

May 25, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) today sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos inquiring about Amazon’s practice of selling and offering the company’s Rekignition facial recognition technology to police departments. 


May 24, 2018Press Release

 A bipartisan amendment introduced by Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and cosponsored by Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Ro Khanna (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Walter Jones (R-NC) passed the U.S. House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019

May 24, 2018Press Release

 A proposal in the Department of Labor’s Spring Regulatory Agenda would expand Hazardous Order exemptions for minors in apprenticeship programs 

May 22, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S.2155):

May 18, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after voting no on the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill, which failed in the U.S. House: