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May 20, 2013 Speech

Remarks, as prepared:

Dr. (Allen) Levine, Dr. (Jay) Bell, Regent (Thomas) Devine, President Bruininks, University faculty members, distinguished guests, parents, family members, and friends – I am thrilled to be here honoring the CFANS graduating class of 2013.

Graduates – congratulations!  You have done it!

Tonight is a time for celebration, you’ve all earned it. Graduating from college is a milestone you will always remember.  Your parents will always remember this moment as well, likely with a great sense of relief.

May 20, 2013 e-Newsletter

McCollum Introduces Legislation to Form Special Committee to Address Military Sexual Assault

May 15, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, the House Agriculture Committee will vote today on a Farm Bill that cuts $20 billion from nutrition support from the poorest, most vulnerable Americans – children, seniors, the disabled, and the working poor.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP – is a lifeline for nearly 50 million Americans to have access to healthy, affordable food and avoid hunger.

More than half of SNAP recipients live in deep poverty – an income of less than $10,000 a year for a family of three.

March 21, 2013 Press Release


For Immediate Release:  March 21, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

March 6, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman McCollum to Participate in Woodbury Town Hall Meeting

On Saturday, March 9, 2013, Congresswoman McCollum will join State Senator Susan Kent (53) and State Representatives Andrea Kieffer (53B) and JoAnn Ward (53A) for a Town Hall at Woodbury City Hall from 10 AM –11:30 AM.  Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens and Washington County Commissioner Lisa Weik will also be present for the discussion.  Woodbury residents are welcome to attend to hear legislative updates and ask questions about federal, state, and local issues.

February 21, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 21, 2013) - Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., and several policy makers traveled with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE on a Learning Tour to South Sudan and Tanzania to better understand the challenges and solutions to food security and nutrition in each country.

February 17, 2013 Press Release


For Immediate Release:  February 17, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149   

January 30, 2013 Press Release


For Immediate Release: January 31, 2013
Contact:  Matthew Hilgart, (202) 579-4905

October 19, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 19, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149