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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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December 11, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Lead Democrat of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, which provided $166 million in fiscal year 2018 for the operation of the National Gallery of Art, released the following statement on the selection of Kaywin Feldman of the Minneapolis Institute of Art as the institution’s incoming director:

November 26, 2018 Press Release

On Monday, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL – Minn.) visited an East Ridge High School engineering class to congratulate student Archit Das for winning the inaugural Fourth Congressional District App Challenge. The app, called Happy Weight!, was chosen by a panel of technology experts from the Fourth Congressional District. Designed to help users lead a healthier lifestyle, the app al

November 11, 2018 Press Release

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

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October 24, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) issued the following statement in response to the recent attempted terror attacks against Democratic leaders and the press: 

October 1, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a five-year reauthorization of the Global Food Security Act.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL—Minn.), Ranking Member of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, which has oversight responsibility for the United States Chemical and Hazard Investigation Board, is leading a letter to request an interim public meeting for communities affected by the Husky Superior Refinery explosions earlier this year.  Her cosigners on the letter include Senat

September 21, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL–Minn.) introduced a five-year reauthorization of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) that reaffirms the U.S. commitment to combating HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

September 14, 2018 Press Release

The bipartisan fiscal year 2019 Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act includes a provision offered by Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) that enables individuals who are diagnosed with cancer to defer payments on their public student loans while actively receiving lifesaving treatment.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Lead Democrat of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forest Service, released the following statement after U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, is participating in a two day Congressional factfinding mission led by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands focusing on post-hurricane Maria federal recovery efforts.

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