Where I stand on the issues.

My priorities are shaped by my own principles and values.

And, by those of the thousands of people throughout our district with whom I’ve had conversations.

I believe representation begins with listening—and I hope you’ll continue to share your thoughts, ideas, and dreams with me.

– Dean

Campaign finance reform

I refuse to accept money from PACs, special interest groups or federal lobbyists, and will make campaign finance reform a top priority.

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Women’s health & reproductive freedom

Women deserve equal pay for equal work, sensible paid leave policies, access to comprehensive healthcare, and reproductive freedom.

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All Americans should have high-quality, affordable healthcare, regardless of their age, condition or ability to pay. I won’t rest until they do.

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Public safety

Everyone deserves to feel safe in our community, no matter their race, income, or zip code.

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Lowering costs

The rising cost of goods and services is creating economic hardship for many Americans. That is why Congress has acted quickly to relieve the pressure on American families.

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Gun violence prevention

Thoughts and tweets may offer comfort but they don’t save lives. Courage and action can save lives—and that requires new representation.

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Small businesses

I’m an advocate for policies that grow the economy by reducing red tape, investing in people, and rewarding innovation.

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Immigration reform

Bipartisan, comprehensive and fair reforms that address our immigration challenges will help reduce the deficit and support America’s businesses.

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Retirement security

We must work in a bipartisan fashion to ensure that the elements of a secure retirement are protected—including Medicare, Medicaid and support for caregivers.

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Diversity, equity, inclusion

We are a rapidly-diversifying country, and it is that diversity that makes America great.

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Higher education & job training

Every Minnesotan should have the opportunity to earn an affordable college degree, apprenticeship or job-training certificate that prepares them for jobs of the future.

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Public schools

Our children deserve world-class public education, and school districts and teachers need the resources, strategy and support to provide it.

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As a Gold Star Son, I know all too well the sacrifices made by our veterans and their families. We must take care of those who risk their lives in service to our country and the families they leave behind.

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Fiscal responsibility

I will advocate for increasing government efficiency, generating more value from tax revenue, creating a fairer tax system, and basing spending on return on investment.

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Climate action

Climate change is an environmental, economic and national security threat that must be addressed head-on, and the U.S. should be a leader—not a follower.

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Natural resources

Our rivers and lakes are at the core of what it means to be Minnesotan. I will be a vocal advocate for responsible stewardship of our natural treasures—preserving and improving them for generations to come.

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Let’s create change—together.

Join the DeanTeam—a diverse, committed team of neighbors who are creating change in communities across Minnesota’s Third District.

Whether you’d like to volunteer at an upcoming campaign event or lend a hand from home, there are always opportunities to make a meaningful difference.

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