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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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November 11, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in observance of Veterans Day:

On Veterans Day, we take time to honor the brave and selfless service of the women and men of the United States Armed Forces. We dedicate this day to the sacrifices made at home by their families and loved ones who do so much to support our heroes. This Veterans Day also marks a major milestone – the one hundredth anniversary of the Armistice on November 11, 1911.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day:

“This Memorial Day, we remember and reflect upon those who have lost their lives protecting our nation and defending freedom at home and abroad. Since the Civil War, Americans have set aside the last Monday in May as a sacred day to commemorate our fallen heroes and reflect on their sacrifices."

March 22, 2018 Press Release
“The Omnibus Appropriations Act is a significant victory for Minnesotans and Americans."
March 22, 2018 Press Release
"By investing in critical priorities like education, election integrity, housing, infrastructure, public safety, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and veterans’ health care, this legislation keeps Minnesota and our entire country safe, strong, and moving forward."
March 9, 2018 Page
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, heard testimony from Minnesota community and nonprofit leaders about their budget and appropriations priorities at a public meeting in the Minnesota State Senate Office Building on Friday, March 9, 2018.
November 9, 2017 Press Release
“On Veterans Day, we set aside time to honor the service of the courageous women and men who have served as soldiers, sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and in the Merchant Marine. At the same time, we reflect on the tremendous sacrifices made by their family and loved ones."
May 26, 2017 Press Release
As we observe Memorial Day, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. We keep faith with the families, loved ones, comrades, and friends that they have left behind.
November 29, 2016 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, my dear friend, Frank J. Indihar, MD passed away on October 23, 2016. He leaves a legacy of both medical excellence and committed service to my community, the state of Minnesota, and our nation.

November 10, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement ahead of the observance of Veterans Day on Nov. 11:

“For more than 200 years, the United States Armed Forces have bravely served and sacrificed to protect the ideals that we value and the freedoms that we cherish as Americans.

October 6, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) applauded a $100,000 grant to the New Brighton-based Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute to train law enforcement officers to de-escalate situations involving military veterans in crisis.

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