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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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January 14, 2014 Press Release
Last night, Congresswoman Betty McCollum joined Congressmen Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Jim Costa (D-CA) to introduce the Community Economic Opportunity Act of 2014 (H.R. 3854)
January 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon B Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty in America” in his State of the Union address to Congress.  In honor of this anniversary, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement:

December 11, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement regarding the bipartisan budget conference committee compromise on the FY2014 and FY2015 federal budgets.

October 16, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 16, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

GOP Tea Party Irresponsible Gamesmanship Has Harmed Millions of American Families and Put U.S. Global Economic Leadership at Risk

October 7, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C.– On Monday, October 7th, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) announced that her staff will continue to hold monthly constituent service hours in Stillwater and Woodbury city halls despite the federal government shutdown.  Congresswoman McCollum’s Saint Paul office also remains open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm.

October 1, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I oppose this new Republican scheme.  Selecting random government agencies, programs, and museums to fund while the rest of the federal government languishes in a shutdown is simply irresponsible.  The Majority is making a desperate attempt to create a distraction so they are not held accountable for their actions.  Congress needs to fund the entire federal government with a clean continuing resolution and end this reckless GOP shutdown.

October 1, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 1, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

“GOP extremists have succeeded at holding government and the American people hostage”

Washington, DC – Today, on the first day of the Republican shutdown of the federal government, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement:

October 1, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, the House Republican majority has decided that appeasing radical Tea Party extremists is more important to them than providing necessary funding for the continued operation of the federal government, even on a temporary basis. Passing a common sense continuing resolution would ensure vital government services for millions of American families and business.  These are the basic services provided everyday by federal agencies that keep our communities and country strong.

August 6, 2013 e-Newsletter

Top Ten of the GOP’s Worst Cuts in FY14 Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill

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