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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Keith M. 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
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kim; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Economic Recovery and Job Creation
Issue Position: Employment Non-Discrimination
July 16, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2015
July 10, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
July 10, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
July 9, 2014 Des Moines Register - Grassroots Push Working to Restore Opportunity
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 10, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House of Representatives Moves to Protect Workers
June 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison Celebrates Target's Responsible Contractor Policy
May 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House Republicans Vote to Continue Wage Theft
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 15, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wages
May 15, 2014 The Nation - Why I Support the Fast-Food Workers Strike
May 15, 2014 CPC Co-Chairs Stand with Striking Workers
April 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Statement on Senate Minimum Wage Vote
April 14, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Increase in Minnesota's State Minimum Wage
April 8, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Applaud President's Action on Equal Pay for Women
April 7, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Senate Passing Unemployment Insurance Extension
April 2, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Chairman Ryan's Budget Proposal Says Nothing on Jobs
March 13, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Executive Action Taken Today Does Right By Working Families
March 12, 2014 Progressive Caucus Unveils the Better off Budget
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Let's Vote on Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 18, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Statement on CBO Report on Minimum Wage
Feb. 12, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: An Honor to Stand with Federal Contract Workers
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Jan. 28, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 28, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on President's Executive Action on Federal Contracts
Dec. 10, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement on Reported Budget Deal
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 3, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript - Wal-Mart Protesters
Nov. 7, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva: House Must Act to End Workplace Discrimination
Aug. 28, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement On 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
May 14, 2013 In Recognition of the Passage of the Ban the Box Act
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 5, 2013 Ellison: Jobs Report Shows "Tragic Impact Of Sequestration"
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Oct. 5, 2012 Rep. Ellison Says Jobs Numbers Show Benefits of Choosing President's Investment in Jobs Over Ryan Congress's Obstruction
Sept. 21, 2012 City Pages - Keith Ellison on His Vision for America
Sept. 10, 2012 Rep. Ellison's Statement Honoring Labor Day
June 6, 2012 Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Slam Republicans For Voting Down Fairness For Women
Feb. 18, 2012 Keith Ellison Statement On Payroll Tax Cut And Unemployment Benefits Extension
Jan. 12, 2012 Ellison Statement On His Vote Against The GOP's Payroll Tax Cut Extension Bill
Dec. 14, 2011 Rebuild the American Dream for the 99% Act
Dec. 7, 2011 Unemployment Insurance Extension
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