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July 13, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to the announcement that the Army Futures Command will be headquartered in Austin, Texas.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) yesterday offered an amendment during the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education appropriations bill markup that would permit individuals who are diagnosed with cancer to defer payments on their public student loans while they receive lifesaving treatment. This amendment was adopted by the House Appropriations Committee.

July 5, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after the announcement of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation:

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