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July 15, 2021 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies bill and report today, including two Community Project Funding (CPF) requests made by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) to benefit Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District:

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) helped pass the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, which includes three critical projects in St.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after introducing the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act, building upon legislation she introduced in the 115th and 116th Congresses to promote the human rights and safety of Palestinian children.

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Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has introduced the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act (H.R. 2590) to prohibit Israel from using U.S.

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The Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies will accept community project funding requests in the following accounts: 

February 5, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in recognition of Black History Month: 

November 20, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today after Sec. Mike Pompeo became the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit an Israeli settlement, signaling a symbolic U.S. stamp of approval of Israel’s military occupation:

August 14, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and others today introduced the Israeli Annexation Non-Recognition Act, a bill to prohibit the United States from formally recognizing or providing U.S. aid to any area of the occupied West Bank annexed by the Government of Israel in violation of international law.

Congresswoman McCollum issued the following statement:

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INTRODUCTION

On August 14, 2020, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and colleagues introduced the Israeli Annexation Non-Recognition Act (H.R. 8050) a bill to prohibit the United States from formally recognizing or providing U.S. aid to any area of the occupied West Bank annexed by the Government of Israel.

In a statement submitted for the Congressional Record, Congresswoman McCollum said:

July 15, 2020 Press Release

As the House Appropriations Committee advanced all 12 appropriations bills to the House floor this week, President Trump denied Minnesota federal emergency assistance through The Stafford Act for recovery efforts following civil unrest and property destruction in the Twin Cities resulting from the killing of Mr. George Floyd.

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