Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Apr 18, 2017

Washington DC - Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement on the the Assad regime using chemical weapons in Syria: 

Mar 17, 2017

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), along with Senator Al Franken (D-MN) and Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) sent a letter to President Donald Trump regarding the disposition study of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam.

Mar 14, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released their report showing that 24 million people will lose their coverage and premiums will rise for Seniors under the Republican health care reform bill.
Mar 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today in honor of International Women’s Day, and in solidarity with the women striking for the Day Without Women.

“On this International Women’s Day, I am standing in solidarity with the millions of women around the world who are striking for an equitable and just world.

Mar 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement following President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress:

Feb 28, 2017

WASHINGTON –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent the following letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking him to investigate the recent desecration of Jewish cemeteries as hate crimes.

The text of the letter is below, and a PDF of the letter can be found here.

Feb 21, 2017

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

Feb 21, 2017

WASHINGTON –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after a Jewish cemetery was desecrated in St.

Feb 17, 2017

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.