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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day:

“This Memorial Day, we remember and reflect upon those who have lost their lives protecting our nation and defending freedom at home and abroad. Since the Civil War, Americans have set aside the last Monday in May as a sacred day to commemorate our fallen heroes and reflect on their sacrifices."

May 22, 2018 Press Release

At a recent event for family, educators, and area service academy representatives, Congresswoman Betty McCollum recognized eight Fourth District individuals who will attend U.S. Service Academies this fall.

Congresswoman McCollum nominated each of the eight Fourth District residents to their respective U.S. Service Academies. Each received and accepted an appointment to attend.

The individuals are:

April 10, 2018 Press Release
"The President’s fear of criminal exposure is no excuse for Mr. Trump’s rhetoric labeling the criminal investigation of his attorney as an ‘attack on our country.’ That sort of rhetoric from the Commander-in-Chief in front of our military leadership is yet another abuse of power."
April 3, 2018 Press Release
On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s office will host an informational event to discuss the nomination process and application requirements for admission to a U.S. Service Academy.
March 22, 2018 Press Release
“The Omnibus Appropriations Act is a significant victory for Minnesotans and Americans."
March 22, 2018 Press Release
"By investing in critical priorities like education, election integrity, housing, infrastructure, public safety, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and veterans’ health care, this legislation keeps Minnesota and our entire country safe, strong, and moving forward."
March 13, 2018 Press Release
“I served in the House with Mike Pompeo and I can think of few people more ill-suited to be Secretary of State. Mr. Pompeo has opposed international engagement, undermined the Iran nuclear agreement, and advocated for torture."
March 9, 2018 Page
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, heard testimony from Minnesota community and nonprofit leaders about their budget and appropriations priorities at a public meeting in the Minnesota State Senate Office Building on Friday, March 9, 2018.
March 9, 2018 Press Release
"Making smart investments in our families, communities, and security will pay far bigger returns than making dumb cuts that result in pain, divestment, and lost opportunities. Together, we can make critical investments that help every Minnesotan and American contribute and succeed."
March 6, 2018 Press Release
Representatives Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Chris Smith (R-N.J.) introduced a three-year reauthorization of their Global Food Security Act, reaffirming the United States’ commitment to fighting hunger and poverty worldwide. The bipartisan Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5129) ensures that the vital Feed the Future Initiative continues through 2021.

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