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April 28, 2010 Statements For the Record

Mr. Chairman, Dr. Collins, I see the NIH as a public good. Like highways and clean water, the NIH is a benefit to our entire society. But those benefits widespread, long-lasting, and not always immediately profitable. That is why private business does not - and often cannot - make these investments.

Funding for public goods is one of the most important functions of the federal government. The investments this Committee makes in the NIH are critical not only to the health of our citizens but also to the growth of our economy. You made some excellent examples of that earlier.

April 22, 2010 Press Release

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April 21, 2010 Press Release

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March 30, 2010 Press Release

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Washington, DC - Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following statement in response to President Obama signing the health care and student loan reconciliation legislation into law.

March 25, 2010 Press Release

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Urges Bipartisan Response to Opponents of Health Care Reform Who Have Crossed the Line

March 24, 2010 Press Release

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March 21, 2010 Statements For the Record

Madam Speaker, beyond the walls of this Capitol there are millions of Americans who can't afford health insurance, and they live in fear of getting sick. Millions more are discriminated against by insurance companies because they have pre-existing medical conditions. In my own life, as a child and as an adult, I have lived without health insurance. A dear, dear niece of mine has a pre-existing condition that makes her uninsurable. Passing health insurance reform is not a polit

March 20, 2010 Press Release

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U.S. House - White House Agreement to Address Medicare Geographic Payment Inequities and Reward Value in Care

March 18, 2010 e-Newsletter
By the Numbers: Benefits of Health Reform for Fourth District Families
Non-Partisan Congressional Budget Office Finds Proposal Will Cut Federal Deficit by $130 Billion
March 17, 2010 Press Release

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