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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Health Care

last updated: April 20, 2017

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June 22, 2017 Press Release
Just like House Republicans’ legislation, Senate Republicans’ Trumpcare bill takes away health care from children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities in order to give billionaires lavish tax breaks.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
President Trump’s 2018 budget is a cruel and reckless plan that benefits billionaires, punishes the vulnerable, and abandons working families and small businesses. I strongly oppose this budget and will do everything I can to prevent its callous policies from becoming law.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
The passage of Trumpcare is a reflection of President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans’ values: they will abandon the sick and the vulnerable to give tax breaks to billionaires and big corporations.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
Every family, senior, and person with a disability in Minnesota will have their guaranteed benefits, coverage, and protections stripped away by this dangerous and cruel House Republican bill.
March 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan pulled TrumpCare rather than face certain defeat in the House of Representatives: “Congress heard the American people loud and clear: They don’t want Republicans to take away their health care."
March 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) spoke on the House Floor this morning as the House prepares to consider TrumpCare: "Mr. Speaker, TrumpCare is a disaster for children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities... It is not a health care bill, it is a prescription for disaster. I urge my colleagues to strongly oppose TrumpCare."
March 23, 2017 Press Release
Despite massive opposition within Congress and around the country, House Republicans voted tonight to advance their disastrous health care bill. Under this ‘martial law’ authority, Speaker Ryan will now be able to bring this bill to the floor without giving Congress or the American people any chance to see it or understand its effects in advance.
March 22, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released a video update to Minnesota’s Fourth District on Wednesday warning constituents that House Republicans’ health care bill spells disaster for Minnesota children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities.

March 17, 2017 Press Release
House Republicans’ health care bill is a disaster for Minnesotans and Americans. At least 24 million more Americans will be left uninsured by 2026, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. Out-of-pocket costs and deductibles will increase. Astoundingly, the bill does all this in order to give billionaires a massive tax cut.
March 13, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that House Republicans’ health care bill will cause 24 million more Americans to be uninsured by 2026 and lead insurance premiums to increase:

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