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April 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his budget framework for Fiscal Year 2015.  Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) released the following statement in response: 

“Let’s be clear, Congress already passed a law four months ago establishing a budget target for 2015. The plan released by Chairman Paul Ryan is not a real budget, but a political manifesto to appeal to an audience of Tea Party extremists and Obama-haters – the House Republican majority. 

January 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement: 

January 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) released the following statement on the agreement that was reached on a five-year farm bill:

“The agricultural economy is critical to Minnesota’s economy, so this bipartisan farm bill agreement will have my vote when it reaches the House floor.  This agreement brings much needed stability to farmers, agribusiness, and consumers which is long overdue.

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

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.