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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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January 12, 2017 Press Release

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee is considering President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement on the Carson nomination:

January 3, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum released the following statement after being sworn-in to represent the families of Minnesota's Fourth District in the United States House of Representatives in the 115th Congress:

I was honored to be sworn in today as the 115th Congress convened in Washington. I am very grateful to the families of Minnesota’s Fourth District for giving me the opportunity to represent our shared values in the U.S. House of Representatives.

March 16, 2016 Press Release

Remarks by Congresswoman Betty McCollum
National Community Action Foundation Legislative Conference
March 16, 2016

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!

October 8, 2013 Statements For the Record

I rise today in honor of the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the celebration of its 25th Anniversary. On behalf of the Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota, and the thousands of families, individuals, businesses, and residents that Twin Cities LISC has supported throughout the years, I am proud to offer congratulations on this milestone.

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 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

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. 

September 19, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to submit two articles into the congressional record. The first is an op-ed that I wrote about the importance of federal nutrition assistance that was published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The second is a powerful story published in the Star Tribune and written by Sue Bulger, a Minnesotan, whose family uses SNAP benefits. 

September 9, 2013 e-Newsletter

McCollum Supports Strict Limits on Military Action in Response to Syrian Use of Chemical Weapons

August 13, 2013 e-Newsletter

Congresswoman McCollum Tours Children’s Hospital

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