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February 12, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  February 12, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following response to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

January 25, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  January 25, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Today, President Obama formally appointed Stillwater native Denis McDonough to be White House Chief of Staff.  Mr. McDonough previously served as the Deputy National Security Advisor to the President.

January 24, 2013 Press Release

Saint Paul, MN –On Saturday, January 26th, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) will host a town hall with Oakdale Mayor Carmen Sarrack, State Senators Chuck Wiger (SD43), Susan Kent (SD53), and State Representatives Leon Lillie (43B) and JoAnn Ward (53A).  The representatives will provide state and local legislative updates. Residents are welcome to join local elected officials and Congresswoman McCollum in conversation at Oakdale City Hall from 10:00 – 11:00 AM.

What: Senate Districts 43 and 53 Town Hall Meeting hosted by Congresswoman Betty McCollum

January 23, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  January 23, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Remains Member of the Interior & Environment Subcommittee

January 17, 2013 Press Release

Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 or maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following statement, regarding President Obama’s nomination of B. Todd Jones to be Permanent Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF).

December 21, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement in response to today’s press conference by Mr. Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) executive vice president:

“No legal organization in America is more responsible than the NRA for lobbying to ensure the proliferation of killer guns while denying law enforcement tools to stop killers.  Wayne LaPierre’s call for guards and guns in every school building and playground is madness and a perverse vision for life in America.”

December 14, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DCCongresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement regarding the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

“Today’s elementary school shooting is heartbreaking. As a mother, the mass murder of young school children and educators is incomprehensible.  My prayers are with all families of the victims.”

November 11, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  November 11, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Sunday, November 11th marks the annual commemoration of Veterans Day.  Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement:

October 27, 2012 Speech

Good morning.  Admiral Donald, Mrs. Roughead, distinguished guests, officers and crew of the USS Minnesota: it is an honor to be with you representing the great state of Minnesota. 

Today’s christening is a special event for my state.

I know Minnesotans will share tremendous pride in the USS Minnesota as it becomes the newest vessel in the most powerful naval fleet the world has ever known. 

October 26, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 26, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

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