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February 6, 2015 Press Release
June 30, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – This morning, the United States Supreme Court issued their decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby. In response, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement: 

June 12, 2014 Press Release


Washington, DC – This week, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Native Contract and Rate Expenditure (CARE) Act (H.R. 4843), a bill that will provide an additional 250,000 physician services annually for Native Americans through payment reforms within the Indian Health Service (IHS). 

May 7, 2014 Speech

Congresswoman McCollum's Keynote Speech
Minnesota Poverty: A Call to Action
May 1, 2014
[Remarks as prepared]

Good afternoon.Thank you, Clarence,for that kind introduction andfor your leadership in our community.

I am very proud of the work you and your entire team at the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties do every day to support families and seniors.You are on the frontlines working with ourneighbors in need.Thank you for all you do!

December 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman McCollum issued the following statement on World AIDS Day, Sunday December 1st. 

“The AIDS epidemic has taken countless lives and millions of men and women around the world continue to live with this disease. There have been fantastic advancements in pursuit of a cure, thanks in large part to the work of advocates dedicated to ending this epidemic. Today, we remember those we have lost to this awful disease and honor the work of those continuing to fight for a cure.

October 2, 2013 Press Release

Co-Sponsors Bill to Retroactively Pay Federal Employees Impacted by GOP Shutdown of the Government

October 1, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 1, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

“GOP extremists have succeeded at holding government and the American people hostage”

Washington, DC – Today, on the first day of the Republican shutdown of the federal government, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement:

October 1, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, the House Republican majority has decided that appeasing radical Tea Party extremists is more important to them than providing necessary funding for the continued operation of the federal government, even on a temporary basis. Passing a common sense continuing resolution would ensure vital government services for millions of American families and business.  These are the basic services provided everyday by federal agencies that keep our communities and country strong.

September 20, 2013 Press Release

In letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the members highlighted the negative impact removing the “necessary provider” designation could have on rural health care and economies

September 20, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  September 20, 2013                                         
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

Washington, DC – Today, House Republicans once again played partisan politics and passed a bill that has no hope of becoming law. The ‘Tea-Party Continuing Resolution’ (H.J.Res.59) maintains the reckless sequester, defunds ObamaCare, and fails to prevent a federal government shutdown.