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February 20, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: February 20, 2012
Contact: Michelle Hesterberg, 612-331-3315,

SAINT PAUL – Facing extreme attacks on the environment in the U.S. House, over 170 students and community members joined Representative Betty McCollum on Monday for Coffee with Congress, hosted by Environment Minnesota and MPIRG, to discuss how to move forward to protect Minnesota's environment.

January 24, 2012 Press Release

Ellen Christman

Members of Congress Attend to Show Support for Youth Mentoring

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The majestic Library of Congress (LOC), the world's largest library based on shelf space and number of books, served as the setting Monday night for the opening event of the second annual National Mentoring Summit.

January 24, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 24, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

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

July 8, 2011 e-Newsletter

Please join Congresswoman McCollum's official Facebook page to stay informed on her activities in St. Paul and Washington, DC.

Congresswoman McCollum on the Minnesota State Government Shutdown
This week, Congresswoman McCollum responded to the Minnesota state government shutdown on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 25, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) congratulated nine students from Minnesota's Fourth Congressional District on their acceptance to four U.S. military academies. These military institutions require a nomination from a Member of Congress for admission.

March 30, 2011 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 471, the private school voucher program for the District of Columbia.

This bill would revive the ineffective and inefficient D.C. voucher program. The bill authorizes $100 million over the next five years for only 1.3 percent of students to receive vouchers in D.C. – with no offset for the funding.

February 19, 2011 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 1 - legislation introduced by the House Republican majority that would cut over $60 billion in essential funding to America's communities without making a significant impact on this year's federal deficit.

December 20, 2010 e-Newsletter

Congresswoman McCollum Rejects Tax Cut Compromise

December 2, 2010 Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) today praised the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S. 3307) in the House of Representatives. The bill contains the most significant improvements to the child nutrition programs in over 30 years, and it includes critical provisions from Congresswoman McCollum's National Farm to School Act (H.R. 5456).

September 28, 2010 Statements For the Record

I rise today to congratulate the faculty, students and staff of Saint Paul College on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the school.  Founded in 1910, Saint Paul College is an outstanding community and technical college that is a part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (MnSCU).  Saint Paul College has further distinguished itself by earned the nation's top ranking among community colleges according to the 2010 September/October edition of Washington Monthly Magazine.