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September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) announced today that the Small Business Administration has granted more than $144.1 million to restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District. Congresswoman McCollum voted to provide this funding through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) and the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (

August 6, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) is pleased to announce the National Association of Counties (NACo) voted unanimously to endorse a resolution in support of the Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative (MRRRI) at its annual conference in July.

Rep. McCollum released the following statement:  

July 29, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released a statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4502, a package of seven Appropriations bills to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2022.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, 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:

June 29, 2021 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Services and General Government 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:

June 27, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) announced the introduction of legislation to coordinate restoration and resilience opportunities up and down the Mississippi River corridor, the Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Act (MRRRI) alongside original co-sponsors Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS-02), Rep. Cori Bush (MO-01), Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-09), and Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-03).

March 10, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today following the House passage of the American Rescue Plan, which will now be sent to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law:

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 4, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today ahead of Labor Day:

August 8, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after President Trump issued a series of executive orders related to the coronavirus pandemic:

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