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April 8, 2013 Speech

 

[as prepared]

Good afternoon!

Nina, thank you for the very kind introduction. You and your colleagues at Americans for the Arts are top notch and I deeply appreciate the work you all do. I am thrilled you are all here in Washington this week! It is important that you are here.

March 21, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  March 21, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) joined all House Democrats in voting against the GOP-Ryan Budget.  She issued the following statement.

March 21, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  March 21, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

March 6, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman McCollum to Participate in Woodbury Town Hall Meeting

On Saturday, March 9, 2013, Congresswoman McCollum will join State Senator Susan Kent (53) and State Representatives Andrea Kieffer (53B) and JoAnn Ward (53A) for a Town Hall at Woodbury City Hall from 10 AM –11:30 AM.  Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens and Washington County Commissioner Lisa Weik will also be present for the discussion.  Woodbury residents are welcome to attend to hear legislative updates and ask questions about federal, state, and local issues.

March 5, 2013 Statements For the Record

 

Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize this week as National Invasive Species Awareness Week.

The National Invasive Species Awareness Week is an opportunity to learn about invasive species in our communities and the risk they pose to our environments, economy, and native wildlife. These non-native plants, animals, and other microorganisms are costing our local communities, states, and the federal government millions of dollars each year. One species of concern for my district is Asian Carp.

February 12, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  February 12, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following response to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

February 6, 2013 Press Release

 

For Immediate Release:  February 6, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

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:

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