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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Health Care

last updated: April 20, 2017

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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:

March 10, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum sent the following newsletter to Fourth District citizens on Friday, March 10 about House Republicans' disastrous health care bill and her work to protect health care for families in Minnesota and throughout the United States:

Dear Neighbor:

March 6, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after House Republicans announced their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

"It is now obvious why House Republicans waited until the last minute to reveal their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act: Their bill takes us backwards and gives more control over our health care to big drug and insurance companies.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) previewed President Donald Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress in a post on Medium:

At four town hall meetings last week in St. Paul, I heard a clear message from my constituents: the State of our Union is anxious.

February 24, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) packed this week’s President’s Day District Work Period with four town hall meetings, listening in-person to more than 1,000 Fourth District constituents.

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