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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:

March 21, 2012 Statements For the Record

[as prepared]

Thank you Mr. Chairman. 

Women deserve access to affordable, quality health care.  Unfortunately before the Affordable Care Act, women didn't have this access.

March 21, 2012 Speech

Today, in the House Budget Committee we are debating the GOP/Ryan Budget for 2013 which the Washington Post called, "dangerously wrong for the country." The GOP budget repeals the health care reform law – undermining women's access to quality, affordable, comprehensive health care, and once again empowering insurance companies.

March 15, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: March 15, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

February 8, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: February 8, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) supported the Obama Administration's decision to ensure contraception will be covered by most employer-sponsored health plans.

February 3, 2012 e-Newsletter

Please join Congresswoman McCollum’s official Facebook page to stay informed on her activities in St. Paul and Washington, DC.

February 1, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: February 1, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

January 24, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 24, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following response to President Obama's State of the Union address to Congress.

January 20, 2012 Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 20, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) responded to the Obama administration's decision concerning the requirement for employers to cover contraceptives at no additional cost. Faith-based employers may receive a one-year waiver to come into compliance with the regulation.

November 4, 2011 Press Release

For Immediate Release: November 4, 2011
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

McCollum Introduces the Child Marriage Violates the Human Rights of Girls Act of 2011

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) introduced the Child Marriage Violates the Human Rights of Girls Act of 2011 (H.R. 3357). This legislation recognizes child marriage as a violation of the most basic human rights.

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