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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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May 23, 2017 Press Release
President Trump’s 2018 budget is a cruel and reckless plan that benefits billionaires, punishes the vulnerable, and abandons working families and small businesses. I strongly oppose this budget and will do everything I can to prevent its callous policies from becoming law.
April 25, 2017 Statements For the Record
The U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act is a bipartisan effort that levels the playing field. It authorizes the Secretary of State to take the steps to rejoin the BIE immediately. By ending this harmful self-imposed isolation from the BIE, the United States will once again be in a position to host a World Expo and showcase the innovation, culture, and beauty of our great nation.
April 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) joined a crowd estimated in the tens of thousands at the March for Science Minnesota in St. Paul on Saturday, April 22 speaking up for scientists and defending scientific integrity.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today marked Equal Pay Day and co-sponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would enforce equal pay for women.
March 16, 2017 Press Release
Minnesota cities, counties, and nonprofits will all feel the devastating effects of President Donald Trump’s backwards budget. With these harsh cuts — and the outright elimination of many programs — the Trump administration is abandoning our communities and our state. This budget shifts to Minnesota taxpayers the burden for keeping our state safe, strong, and moving forward.
March 16, 2017 Page

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal:

March 6, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after House Republicans announced their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

"It is now obvious why House Republicans waited until the last minute to reveal their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act: Their bill takes us backwards and gives more control over our health care to big drug and insurance companies.

March 3, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) this week introduced legislation to prevent the Trump administration from either destroying or revoking public access to scientific data produced by the federal government.

“The American people fund some of the best scientific research in the world,” Congresswoman McCollum said. “As taxpayers, we expect that data to become part of the scientific record and to inform public debates, not be destroyed or hidden on the whims of Washington politicians.”

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, and House Democrats used Tuesday’s Subcommittee’s Members’ Day hearing to speak out strongly against cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and to oppose cuts to the arts and humanities.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) previewed President Donald Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress in a post on Medium:

At four town hall meetings last week in St. Paul, I heard a clear message from my constituents: the State of our Union is anxious.

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