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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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January 30, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  January 30, 2013
Contact:  Matthew Hilgart, (202) 579-4905 matthew.hilgart@mail.house.gov

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 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Early this morning the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation by a vote of 89 to 8 protecting 98% of Americans from “fiscal cliff” tax increases while allowing tax rates to rise on millionaires and billionaires. Tonight, the U.S. House will vote on same legislation, the “American Taxpayers Relief Act of 2012.”  Congresswoman Betty McCollum will vote in favor of the bipartisan agreement to protect middle class taxpayers.  She issued the following statement:

December 27, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum returned to Washington, DC yesterday as the “fiscal cliff” deadline approaches on January 1, 2013.  She issued the following statement urging all Members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans, to return to Washington to press President Obama, Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid, and U.S. House Speaker John Boehner for an agreement to protect middle class taxpayer from higher taxes in the New Year.

December 27, 2012 Press Release

 

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum returned to Washington, DC yesterday as the “fiscal cliff” deadline approaches on January 1, 2013.  She issued the following statement urging all Members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans, to return to Washington to press President Obama, Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid, and U.S. House Speaker John Boehner for an agreement to protect middle class taxpayer from higher taxes in the New Year.

December 10, 2012 Speech

December 8, 2012

Thank you so much Jim. And good morning to everyone! This is a great day for St. Paul, for the East Metro, and for our entire region.

Many of us were filled with memories as we passed through the doors today. I remember coming to the Union Depot as a young girl to take the train to Montana to visit my grandfather. The majesty of this space filled me with wonder, and left an impression I carried with me my whole life.

November 14, 2012 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, The American people expect Congress to work together to create jobs and grow our economy. We heard that message loud and clear in last week’s election. We have an opportunity to save 75,000 American jobs RIGHT NOW by extending the Wind Production Tax Credit.

In Minnesota, this tax credit helped create an entire industry that employs thousands of people from construction workers to high-tech analysts. All of these jobs are now under threat.

October 19, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 19, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

October 11, 2012 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Oct. 10, 2012 – Flashing the “Green Line” moniker, the first light rail vehicle (LRV) built for the Central Corridor LRT line arrived today at Target Field Station,  its bell ringing with abandon.

October 5, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 5, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Obama, Congressional Democrats Continue Fight to Create Jobs

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