Rep. Keith Ellison
Democrat • 5th District, Minnesota • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 57 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 121 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 15 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 of 439)
Born in Detroit in 1963, Ellison was one of five children in a Roman Catholic family. He converted to Islam at 19 while attending Wayne State University. In 1987, he moved to Minnesota to attend University of Minnesota Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1990. He then practiced law privately in Minneapolis. In 2002, he was elected to the Minnesota State Legislature. He and his wife Kim have four children. http://www.keithellison.org/about-bio.htm
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- Past Seven Days: 27
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1662Referred to House Financial Services Mar 26, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to replace the mortgage interest deduction with a nonrefundable credit for indebtedness secured by ...
H.R.1539Referred to the House Committee Mar 23, 2015 3 Views
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from enforcing any requirement that consumer reporting agencies that serve only as a secure conduit to data...
H.R.1464 - Inclusive Prosperity Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 19, 2015 10 Views
To impose a tax on certain trading transactions to invest in our families and communities, improve our infrastructure and our environment, str...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1652Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 2 Views
To amend title 31, United States Code, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to provide for the purchase of paper United States savings bon...
H.R.1680Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 0 Views
To establish a pilot grant program to assist State and local law enforcement agencies in purchasing body-worn cameras for law enforcement offi...
H.R.1707Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 1 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Frontline Providers Loan Repayment ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015