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May 12, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after House Democrats introduced the next COVID-19 emergency response bill, The Heroes Act (H.R. 6800):

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its monthly jobs report:

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after the House passed an interim funding package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, to provide additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, COVID-19 testing, and funds for personal protective equipment for our front line health care workers and facilities.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has initiated and led a bipartisan letter to House leadership requesting dedicated funding for children’s specialty hospitals in the next COVID-19 federal emergency response package. Signed by 149 Members of Congress, including 30 Republicans, the letter signals strong support for ensuring children’s hospitals can continue to provide care to critically ill children during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.

Representatives from children’s hospitals within Minnesota’s Fourth District released the following statements:

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today after the third coronavirus emergency response package was expected to pass the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 24, 2020 Page

Fourth District residents,

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, many people are wondering where to find information they can trust to keep themselves and their families healthy and safe. These are unprecedented times, and though it can feel overwhelming, we will get through this – and each of us has a role to play. My hope is that the resources below are helpful and informative for you as we navigate the coming days, weeks, and months and take on the challenge of slowing the spread of this disease. 

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today following the U.S. Senate passage of H.R. 6201, the Families First Act, and regarding Congress's next steps to protect Americans during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

March 16, 2020 Press Release

[UPDATE: Please note that as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, my St. Paul office is CLOSED TO VISITORS. Due to the State of Minnesota, Ramsey County, and City of Saint Paul State of Emergency declarations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, my offices have suspended in-person meetings to protect public health. My office in St. Paul will remain open with limited staff. Our priority will be to assist constituents stranded abroad and with other issues related to the pandemic.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in response to the president’s $2.5 billion request for funding to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus:

February 7, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Congressman Don Young (R-AK) introduced H.R. 5790, the Advancing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research, Prevention, and Services Act today in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation is counterpart to S.2879, which has been introduced in the U.S. Senate.

Congresswoman McCollum released the following statement:

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