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March 28, 2012 Speech

This Republican budget is a political document. It is the House Republican’s platform for November.  This GOP platform puts our economy and millions of jobs at risk. They gut protections for seniors and families in need. And, they abandon local communities at a time when Washington should be a partner for opportunity and economic growth.

March 16, 2012 e-Newsletter

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St. Paul Gets #1 in Nation for Outstanding Health Care Services

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

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.

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.

July 8, 2011 e-Newsletter

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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