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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Frank Drake

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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 6/20/16 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 6/16/16 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- Rep. Ellison: 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, 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 6/08/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 6/07/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House- Prioritize Religious Freedom in Meeting with Indian PM Modi 6/07/16 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, (H.R. 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 5/26/16 Personal Explanation 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 Letter to the Honorable Megan J. Brennan, Postmaster General of the US Postal Service - Congress Supports Movement to "Stamp Out PTSD" 5/20/16 The Hill- House GOP: Standing with Wage Thieves 5/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Update Lead and Copper Rule Following Flint Water Crisis 5/19/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on House Republican Vote to Discriminate Against LGBT Americans 5/19/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on Confederate Flag Flying at National Cemeteries 5/19/16 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations 5/18/16 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 5/18/16 Rep. Ellison Statement on Wage Theft and Worker Protection in NDAA 5/18/16 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 5/17/16 Members of Congress Stand with Colombia Trade Unions and Call on Administration to Fully Enforce Colombia Free Trade Agreement 5/17/16 Letter to- Barack Obama, President of the United States-Human Rights Concern in Vietnam 5/16/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of The House of Representatives and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of The House of Representatives -Grijalva, Kirkpatrick Call on Congress to Respond to Zika Threa 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce-House Child Nutrition Bill 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/12/16 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kerry, Secretary of State- Continue Pressure on Egyptian Officials 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/12/16 Opioid Addiction 5/11/16 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill 5/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support for New CMS Medicare Part B Demonstration Project 5/09/16 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections 5/05/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States- Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order 5/03/16 Letter to Secretary Burwell - Urging the Administration to Allow Minnesota to Continue to Use State's Medicaid Home and Community-based Services Policy 5/02/16 Letter to Senator Dan Coats, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee - Request for Joint Economic Committee Study on Economic Impact of HBCUS 5/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Sall Jewell, Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior - Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem 5/02/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, John Kerry, Secretary of the U.S. Department of State- Congressional Call for Federal Government to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Ecuadorian Nationals Following Tragic Earthquake 4/28/16 Disapproving Department of Labor Rule Related to Definition of the Term ``fiduciary'' 4/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns

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