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The Defense Subcommittee will accept community project funding requests in the following accounts: 

January 26, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after her confirmation as Chair of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee by the House Democratic Caucus:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

 Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today after the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump for incitement of insurrection:

January 7, 2021 e-Newsletter

Dear Fourth District Constituent,

Yesterday was a sad and dangerous day for our nation. The President of the United States incited domestic terrorists to attack the U.S. Capitol, putting Members of Congress, Capitol staff, the U.S. Capitol Police, members of the press, and citizens in harm's way. It was a clear attempt to disrupt Congress’s constitutional duty to affirm the 2020 presidential election results and to overthrow America’s democracy.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) today announced an $87 million, seven-year award to the BioIndustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem (BioMADE) for the creation of the BioIndustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) to be headquartered at the University of Minnesota in Saint Paul. BioMADE is a partnership between the University of Minnesota, the Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC) and a national network of academic and private sector partners working together to advance America’s bioindustrial manufacturing industry.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks:

“On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, we remember the tragedy and pain our nation felt on that day, and remember the victims of the attacks and their families. They will forever be in our minds and hearts. The passing of nineteen years has not diminished our devotion to honoring the victims and continuing our vigilance to never allow such an attack to happen again.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today ahead of Monday’s observance of Memorial Day:

February 26, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in response to the president’s $2.5 billion request for funding to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus:

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Vice Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, released the following statement after the passage of the national security minibus, H.R. 1158:

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after the House passed H.Res.660, establishing the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump:

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