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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Keith Maurice Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Rep. Ellison, CPC, and Congressional Leaders Statement on President Obama's Executive Action to Protect Worker's Rights
July 16, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2015
July 10, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
June 24, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 13, 2014 Mortgage Choice Act of 2013
June 2, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on EPA's Proposed Carbon Rule
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - The Business Environment in Palestine
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
Feb. 27, 2014 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Jan. 9, 2014 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - FTC to Review Marketing Practices of Consumer Reporting Agencies
Dec. 5, 2013 Rep. Ellison Introduces Bill to Enable Greater Investment in Small Business, Community Economic Development and Agriculture
Dec. 4, 2013 Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act
Sept. 25, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: AIG's CEOs
June 5, 2013 Walz, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, & Nolan Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
May 25, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Tax Code for Corporations
May 17, 2013 SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Sept. 21, 2012 Representative Ellison Washington Street Journal Op-Ed: Bringing "Credit Invisibles' Out of the Dark
July 17, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Feb. 3, 2012 Ellison Hails Progress On Jobs
Jan. 6, 2012 Ellison Statement On December Jobs Numbers
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Robert A. Niblock, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Mr. Raj Date, Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Dec. 1, 2011 Congressman Keith Ellison Urges Support for Local Small Businesses
Nov. 3, 2011 The Progressive Message
Oct. 12, 2011 Jobs
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Sept. 8, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 8, 2011 Politico - Four Progressive Leaders Agree: We Need a Big, Bold Jobs Plan As Soon as Possible
Sept. 1, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama
June 10, 2011 Statement by Congressman Keith Ellison on Delta Airlines' Decision to Transfer some of its Operations out of Minnesota
Feb. 28, 2011 Republicans' Jobless Agenda
Feb. 10, 2011 Our Nation's Economy
July 21, 2010 Manufacturing--Continued
July 16, 2010 Ellison Praises Senate Vote on Historic Wall Street Reform
June 30, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4173, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 25, 2010 Ellison Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Crack Down on Credit Card Swipe Fees
May 19, 2010 Ellison Praises Bill to Increase Small Businesses Lending and Create Jobs
May 19, 2010 Consumer Financial Protection
May 13, 2010 Progressive Caucus
May 5, 2010 The Reform Of Wall Street
Dec. 11, 2009 Op-Ed: Rep. Keith Ellison: Sound footing and an end to abuses
Nov. 4, 2009 Ellison Halts Credit Card End-Run Scams
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