Dean (Dean) Phillips (D-USH03)
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Capitol: 202.225.2871
FAX: 202.225.6351
District: 952.656.5176
Representative
Room 2452 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-2303

Residence: Deephaven, MN
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 1/20/1969
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations
Co-ChairOne World Caucus
Co-ChairWorld Wildlife, Oceanic, Environmental, and Biodiversity Caucus
Co-ChairStakeholder Capitalism Caucus
Vice ChairProblem Solvers Caucus (No Labels)
Co-ChairNo PAC Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
MemberHouse Committee on Ethics
MemberHouse Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development
MemberHouse Committee on Small Business
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment, and Cyber
FC MemberCongressional Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
FC MemberCongressional Hockey Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberDemocracy Reform Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Organic Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberBipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberNew Democrat Coalition (NDC)
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Anoka / Carver / Hennepin

Bio

Dean Phillips is a father, businessman, civic leader, eternal optimist, and Representative for Minnesota's Third Congressional District.

A Gold Star Son who lost his birth father, Artie, in the Vietnam War, Dean was adopted into the Phillips family when his mother DeeDee married Eddie Phillips, who raised Dean to work hard and always share success.

Dean attended Brown University before returning to Minnesota to earn his MBA from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Business. After working at a variety of small startups, he joined his family business, Phillips Distilling, where he worked his way up and eventually led. He later went on to help build Talenti Gelato into one of the top-selling ice cream brands in the country. He is now co-owner of Penny's Coffee, a small business with three locations in the Twin Cities and is active in the philanthropic community in Minnesota through the Phillips Family Foundation. In Congress, Dean is focused on restoring Americans' faith in our government. He's on a mission to inspire a new era of collaboration in Washington and end the corrupting influence of special interest money in our politics. Dean is Vice Chair of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus and is a member of the House Ethics, Small Business, and Foreign Affairs Committees, as well as the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Dean has shown his commitment to providing leadership and working across the aisle. During the summer of 2020, Dean wrote the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act with Texas Republican Chip Roy. Signed by President Trump into law, this critical piece of legislation has helped save thousands of small businesses. Dean has been a voice for oversight and transparency of the trillions of pandemic-related stimulus dollars, and has led the Problem Solvers Caucus in negotiations with the White House and Congressional leadership to deliver bipartisan solutions for the American people. In June, Dean was recognized for his efforts by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship.

Dean has two college-age daughters, Daniela and Pia. He lives in Deephaven, Minnesota with his wife, Annalise, and Henry the Norwich Terrier.