MINNESOTA – Congressman Keith Ellison today announced his “Family Farm Protection Plan” to restore fairness in farming as Attorney General. Congressman Ellison’s plan would make health care more affordable and accessible for Minnesota farmers; enforce laws to break up corporate influence in agriculture, put power back in the hands of family farmers; and protect the rights of farmers throughout the state.
MINNESOTA – On Thursday, August 2, 2018, Congressman Keith Ellison will be joined in South St. Paul by local workers to discuss how the Minnesota Attorney General can help keep more money in workers’ pockets and ensure all Minnesotans are paid fairly for the work they do. Ellison will highlight how the Minnesota Attorney General can enforce wage theft and equal pay laws to better ensure a fair economy for all, not just those already succeeding.
MINNESOTA – Congressman Keith Ellison today released the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed by eight Attorneys General against the Trump Administration, seeking to block the online distribution of plans for 3D printed guns. In his campaign for Minnesota Attorney General, Congressman Ellison has earned recognition as a Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate and a Protect Minnesota Orange Star Candidate.
St. Paul – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Minnesota State Council announced Monday the endorsement of Keith Ellison for Attorney General ahead of the DFL primary on August 14th. Members from all three main Locals in Minnesota shared excitement in supporting Ellison’s campaign to become the “People’s Lawyer.”
Via the Star Tribune
By Keith Ellison
"You get the grades, and I will get the money.”
That is what a father I know told his daughter years ago when she presented him with a sparkling report card. He promised her that if she could get into college, he would pay her way through it.
Fast forward to today. She got the grades to get into the college of her choice. But as hard as dad worked, he just could not save enough to afford to pay for her college education, and he told me that he is sick about it. Now, she is working part-time, and they both are borrowing — a lot.
MINNESOTA – Congressman Keith Ellison was recognized today as a Gun Sense Candidate by Moms Demand Action in his campaign for Minnesota Attorney General. The distinction recognizes Ellison’s long record of standing up for common sense measures to reduce gun violence in Minnesota and throughout our country.
“I am honored to be a Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, as we work to reduce gun violence and save lives in Minnesota,” said Ellison. “As your Attorney General, I will ensure Minnesota is a leader in preventing gun violence, fighting for common sense measures to keep dangerous weapons out of the hands of criminals and those who pose a risk to themselves or to others.”
MINNESOTA – This evening, President Donald Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the United States Supreme Court. The following is a statement from Congressman Keith Ellison, candidate for Minnesota Attorney General:
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Today, Democracy for America (DFA) formally endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison in his race for Attorney General of Minnesota.
DFA has been a long time ally of Ellison during his multiple campaigns for Congress and service as co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. DFA was also an early and fierce supporter of Ellison in his 2017 race for Chair of the Democratic National Committee.
St. Paul, MN – NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota today announced its endorsement of Congressman Keith Ellison in his campaign for Attorney General of Minnesota.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Teamsters Local 120 PAC endorses Keith Ellison for Minnesota's Attorney General. The Teamsters Local 120 PAC has endorsed Keith Ellison.
BLAINE, MN- Today, Teamsters Local 120 PAC endorses Keith Ellison for Minnesota's Attorney General. Keith has a strong record of dedicated service in the US Congress and has fought to advance labor issues and advocated for immigrant workers who deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.
MINNESOTA – Vice President Walter Mondale today endorsed Congressman Keith Ellison to be Minnesota’s next Attorney General. In addition to serving as Vice President and United States Senator throughout his distinguished career, Mondale previously served Minnesotans as Attorney General in the 1960s.
MINNESOTA – Congressman Keith Ellison today announced the endorsements of 33 local leaders in his campaign to be Minnesota’s next Attorney General. These local leaders – including Mayors, City Councilmembers, and County Commissioners – represent communities across Minnesota, from St. Louis County to Rochester Township, demonstrating growing statewide momentum for Keith’s campaign to be a People’s Lawyer, who will protect and defend the rights of all Minnesotans.
By Josh Eidelson
The Supreme Court decision to kill “agency” fees triggers a massive campaign to accelerate the demise of the American labor movement.
MINNESOTA – Keith Ellison today released the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, which undermines workers’ right to form unions to improve the wellbeing of themselves, their families, and their communities.
MINNESOTA – Keith Ellison today released the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s ruling condoning the deceptive tactics of fake women’s health centers (NIFLA v. Becerra).
“Today, the United States Supreme Court took a major step backward for women’s health, in Minnesota and across the country. This ruling will allow fake women’s health centers to continue to deceive women and put those seeking help at greater risk. Under the Trump Administration and this conservative-majority Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade, women’s right to choose, and access to safe healthcare are under siege. As Minnesota’s next Attorney General, I will fight to protect women’s access to safe and transparent healthcare choices throughout our state.”
MINNESOTA – Keith Ellison today released the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Trump Administration’s travel ban. Ellison joined CAIR Minnesota at a news conference earlier today to respond to this ruling, alongside Executive Director Jaylani Hussein and concerned members of the community. Video of Ellison’s remarks at that news conference is available here.
"As Attorney General, I will always be a friend to working men and women and their families. Period." Keith Ellison.
"Keith is a champion for labor and workers’ rights. Whenever the UFCW called on him to help in our fight for worker justice, Keith was there, standing with us and fighting for us," President Jennifer Christensen UFCW Local 1189.
MINNESOTA – LIUNA Minnesota & North Dakota, Minnesota’s infrastructure union of more than 12,000 skilled construction and blue collar Laborers, today announced its endorsement of Keith Ellison for Attorney General. LIUNA Minnesota & North Dakota is one of the state’s largest and most politically active unions.
MINNESOTA – Congressman Keith Ellison today released the following statement, regarding the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at America’s border, when those families come to our country lawfully seeking asylum from violence in their home countries.
Read the full list of Minnesota legislators endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison for Minnesota Attorney General.