Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Jul 10, 2018Press Release

In 2016 over 5,000 people died from workplace injuries, a 7 percent increase since the previous year

Jun 27, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled today opposing public sector unions:

Jun 26, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled today to uphold President Trump’s Muslim ban:

“Today’s decision undermines the core value of religious tolerance on which America was founded. I am deeply disappointed that this ruling gives legitimacy to discrimination and Islamophobia.

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:

May 16, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Keith Ellison today unveiled a report, Rewarding Or Hoarding?, exposing the pay discrepancy between CEOs and their workers in new data mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.