Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Feb 15, 2017

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, 2017

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Feb 8, 2017

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, 2017

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

Jan 30, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced plans to sign an executive order that would impose severe limitations on immigration and refugee resettlement from Muslim majority countries.

Jan 24, 2017

WASHINGTON–Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an executive order paving the way for construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline


Jan 17, 2017

Last week, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced The Tax Benefit for Homeownership Clarification Act (H.R. 516). The bill clarifies tax law so that single people and married people receive an equal tax benefit for homeownership.

Jan 17, 2017

Last week Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) reintroduced the Ensure Fair Prices in Title Insurance Act (H.R. 517), which would ensure homebuyers are not overcharged when purchasing title insurance.

Jan 17, 2017

Rep. Keith Ellison introduced the Investor Choice Act of 2017 (H.R. 585) today, a bill to end pre-dispute mandatory (or “forced”) arbitration agreements and ban prohibitions on class action lawsuits in customer service contracts between investment advisers and broker-dealers and their clients.

Jan 17, 2017

Last week Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced The Energy Efficient Manufactured Homes Act of 2017 (H.R.  515), which will enable economically vulnerable families live in safe, affordable and energy-efficient homes.