Representative Keith Ellison's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
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8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 8/16/16 Issue Position: Veterans 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 8/05/16 After Effort from Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, and Nolan, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Withdraw Proposal That Would Have Resulted in $40 Million Cut to Minnesota Hospitals 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal 7/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief 7/21/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/15/16 Letter to Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission Chair and Richard Ketchum, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Chairman- Himes leads letter to SEC, FINRA regarding IPO Gross Spreads 7/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, US Attorney General - Request for Department of Justice Investigation on Shooting of Somali Men 7/14/16 Enhancing Treasury's Anti-Terror Tools Act 7/14/16 The Hill - At One Year Mark, Iran Deal Has Already Made World Safer 7/14/16 The Star Tribune - Rep. Keith Ellison on Race Relations: Thank Goodness for the Governor's Candor 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/13/16 The Star Tribune - Rep. Keith Ellison on Race Relations: Thank Goodness for the Governor's Candor 7/12/16 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 7/11/16 Rep. Keith Ellison Statement on Protests in St. Paul 7/08/16 Rep. Keith Ellison Statement on Shooting in Dallas 7/08/16 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Pallone, Waters and 21 Colleagues Demand FEMA Provide Oversight of National Flood Insurance Program 7/07/16 Letter to Loretta Lynch, US Attorney General- Dayton, Smith, Klobuchar, Franken, McCollum, Ellison Urge U.S. Department of Justice to Conduct Full and Thorough Investigation into Death of Philando Castile 7/07/16 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries 7/07/16 Rep. Keith Ellison Statement on Death of Philando Castile 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 7/06/16 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 6/29/16 Congressional Somali Caucus Statement on Appointment of Ambassador Stephen Schwartz 6/27/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Protecting Reproductive Rights 6/24/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations 6/20/16 Letter to President Barack Obama- Create Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/20/16 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 6/16/16 Letter to Secretary Kerry, Department of State- Prevent the Closure of the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya, the Largest Refugee Camp in the World 6/15/16 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 6/13/16 The Huffington Post - The Quiet Triumph of Diplomacy 6/12/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on Shooting at Orlando Nightclub 6/09/16 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017 6/08/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 6/08/16 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners 6/07/16 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, (H.R. 6/07/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Prioritize Religious Freedom in Meeting with Indian PM Modi 6/03/16 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/29/16 Reps. Keith Ellison Statement on Verizon Strike Agreement 5/27/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on Minneapolis' City Council Approval of Sick Leave Ordinance 5/26/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Protect Pollinators & Further Examine Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators 5/25/16 Waters, Carson, Ellison, Grijalva, and Quigley Applaud Transportation Accessibility Performance Measure in THUD 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/24/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 5/20/16 The Hill - House GOP: Standing with Wage Thieves 5/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Megan J. Brennan, Postmaster General of the US Postal Service - Congress Supports Movement to "Stamp Out PTSD"

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