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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Human Services

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December 4, 2012 Press Release

Contact:
Maria Reppas (McCollum), 202-225-6631

An estimated 695,000 children were victims of child abuse in 2010, and yet studies indicate that many child protection professionals – such as teachers, doctors, and prosecutors – are not adequately trained to identify and respond to abuse

The National Child Protection Training Center in Winona, MN would become one of four regional training centers that would create new curricula to help those who are most likely to be involved in identifying abuse

October 19, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  October 19, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

August 6, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  August 6, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

July 2, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 2, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas (McCollum), 202-225-6631

Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Kline, Cravaack Urge President Obama to Provide Federal Assistance for Minnesota Communities Devastated by Flooding

June 28, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  June 28, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Today, the Supreme Court issued its ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 11-148).  In an opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act

June 28, 2012 Press Release

Only Minnesota recipient of funding for comprehensive assistance for female ex-offenders

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota - Reentry Connect, a collaborative project between Twin Cities RISE! (TCR!) and RS Eden, was chosen today as one of nine grant winners nationwide for funding from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the only recipient from Minnesota.

May 17, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release:  May 17, 2012                
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Ends sponsorships costing taxpayers $1 billion over the past decade

April 6, 2012 Speech

On March 23, 2010, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law historic health care reform legislation: the Affordable Care Act. At the two-year anniversary of this landmark law, new data demonstrates the benefits that the law has already provided to seniors, young adults, small businesses, and many others in Congresswoman McCollum's district. As a result of the law:

January 12, 2010 Statements For the Record
Madam Speaker, I rise to honor the many workers and contractors who are part of Minnesota Community Action Partnership weatherization programs. Minnesota is being honored this week by the U.S. Department of Energy as one of the top five states in the country for its work utilizing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to weatherize homes.

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