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December 2, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 6119 Extends Government Funding Through February 18, 2022

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following remarks on the House Floor regarding the Fiscal Year 2022 Continuing Resolution to prevent a government shutdown and extend funding until February 18, 2022 – more than four months pas

December 1, 2021 Press Release
‘Carcieri Fix’ Bill, H.R. 4352, Passes House

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4352 to amend the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, reaffirming the authority of the Secretary of Interior to take land into trust for all federally recognized Indian tribes, regardless of the date of their recognition. In the 2009 Carcieri v.

November 18, 2021 Press Release
Transformative Investments Advance Build Back Better Agenda

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after voting to pass H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act:

November 10, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today ahead of tomorrow’s commemoration of Veterans Day:

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November 8, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) joins a delegation led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or “COP26,” in Glasgow, Scotland on behalf of the United States House of Representatives.

November 6, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) released the following statement today after voting to pass the Senate amendment to H.R. 3684, the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA):

October 28, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, introduced a resolution calling on the U.S.

October 22, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after the Israeli Defense Ministry issued a military order declaring six Palestinian civil society organizations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory to be “terrorist organizations":

October 20, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) commended the Biden administration for its announcement today that it will be completing a “science-based environmental analysis” of the potential impacts of mining within the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The U.S.

October 12, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska) have introduced the Indian Programs Advance Appropriations Act (IPAAA) to provide advance appropriations and avoid lapses in funding for the Indian Health Service (IHS), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), which fund criti

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