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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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February 21, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 21, 2013) - Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., and several policy makers traveled with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE on a Learning Tour to South Sudan and Tanzania to better understand the challenges and solutions to food security and nutrition in each country.

February 15, 2013 Press Release


For Immediate Release:  February 15, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

February 12, 2013 Press Release


For Immediate Release:  February 12, 2013                                         
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.

January 30, 2013 Press Release


For Immediate Release:  January 30, 2013
Contact:  Matthew Hilgart, (202) 579-4905

January 24, 2013 Press Release

Saint Paul, MN –On Saturday, January 26th, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) will host a town hall with Oakdale Mayor Carmen Sarrack, State Senators Chuck Wiger (SD43), Susan Kent (SD53), and State Representatives Leon Lillie (43B) and JoAnn Ward (53A).  The representatives will provide state and local legislative updates. Residents are welcome to join local elected officials and Congresswoman McCollum in conversation at Oakdale City Hall from 10:00 – 11:00 AM.

What: Senate Districts 43 and 53 Town Hall Meeting hosted by Congresswoman Betty McCollum

January 23, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  January 23, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

January 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Early this morning the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation by a vote of 89 to 8 protecting 98% of Americans from “fiscal cliff” tax increases while allowing tax rates to rise on millionaires and billionaires. Tonight, the U.S. House will vote on same legislation, the “American Taxpayers Relief Act of 2012.”  Congresswoman Betty McCollum will vote in favor of the bipartisan agreement to protect middle class taxpayers.  She issued the following statement:

December 13, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  December 13, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

December 13, 2012 Statements For the Record

Dear President Obama, Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi:

As negotiations on the fiscal cliff continue, we urge you to address the largest and fastest growing area of federal spending – health care.  We must keep moving away from fee-for-service health care and toward a system that provides better care at a better cost.  We urge you to build on delivery system reforms and find further efficiencies through incentivizing the value of care provided instead of the volume of care. 

December 1, 2012 Press Release

Each year, we take a moment on December 1 to recognize the millions of individuals worldwide living with HIV/AIDS and also remember the countless loved ones we have lost. Over the past 30 years, the World AIDS Community has come together to discover new treatments, promote prevention, and fight discrimination. While we have had remarkable successes, our work is not done and new goals lie within our reach.