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September 14, 2018 Press Release

The bipartisan fiscal year 2019 Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act includes a provision offered by Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) that enables individuals who are diagnosed with cancer to defer payments on their public student loans while actively receiving lifesaving treatment.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Lead Democrat of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forest Service, released the following statement after U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, is participating in a two day Congressional factfinding mission led by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands focusing on post-hurricane Maria federal recovery efforts.


Economy & Jobs

Economy & Jobs

While we have made a strong recovery from the Great Recession, we have more to do to create good-paying jobs for all working families.

Environment & Energy

The environment — our air, our water, our land — is a sacred trust that we must protect and preserve for ourselves and future generations.
Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs

As the world’s most powerful country, the United States has a responsibility to aggressively pursue initiatives that alleviate poverty, promote democracy and human rights, improve lives, and stabilize communities in the developing world.
Health Care

Health Care

All Americans should have comprehensive, affordable, quality health care as a fundamental right.
Native American Issues

Native Americans

While significant progress has been made, the federal government still has work to do to fully meet its obligations to Native people.


We must provide our veterans and their families with the health, education, and employment resources that they have so bravely earned.