Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota


Press Releases

May 18, 2018

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, 2018

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.

May 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement responding to a Fox 9 report which erroneously links lawful remittance transfers to fraud in some childcare centers:

May 9, 2018

In April 2018, FCC appointee Elizabeth Pierce was arrested by the FBI for her role in an alleged $250 million wire fraud scheme

May 8, 2018

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), along with Reps.

May 4, 2018

ProPublica and Frontline PBS report identified three members of Atomawaffen, a white supremacist organization, currently employed by the Army or Navy

Letter asks for the number of reports of extremist activity by service members over the past five years

May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison today unveiled a report highlighting how Hennepin County homeowners will be impacted by the new Republican tax law, the “Tax Cuts and Act.” The report found that tens of thousands of homeowners in Hennepin County who previously were allowed to deduct their full property taxes and interest on home equity loans will no longer be able to do so.

Apr 27, 2018

Ellison called a provision in the bill an “outrageous encroachment on local authority”

Apr 26, 2018

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today called for Office of Management and Budget Director (OMB) Mick Mulvaney to resign and for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate whether he violated federal laws after he claimed in an address to the American Bankers Association to have received bribes as a member of Congress:

Apr 25, 2018

Bill would invest $35 billion each year in water infrastructure and clean water programs