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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

October 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus and Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, spoke this afternoon at the 74th National Congress of American Indians Convention and Marketplace.
October 13, 2017 Press Release
“Every employee has the right to a safe workplace that is free from harassment. The Department of the Interior and the National Park Service must take steps to finally end this widespread pattern of workplace harassment. As they address this issue, I will work with my colleagues in Congress to hold the Department accountable and ensure that no employee ever faces the kind of mistreatment and abuse outlined in this report.”
October 13, 2017 Press Release
“President Donald Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal is a reckless decision that imperils global security and isolates the United States from our allies and partners in the world."
October 13, 2017 Press Release
“With Republicans’ destructive health care legislation stalled in Congress, President Trump has apparently decided on a back door sabotage that will dramatically increase costs for families in Minnesota and across America."
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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) joined House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal, and other House Democrats at a press conference highlighting the disastrous effects of the Ryan-McConnell plan to end the state and local tax deduction, raising taxes on middle class families in Minnesota and across America.
October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2266, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act.
October 5, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Betty McCollum, Keith Ellison, Rick Nolan, Collin Peterson, and Tim Walz wrote today to Acting Health and Human Services Secretary Don Wright and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, urging them to rescind their proposed cuts to MinnesotaCare.
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October 3, 2017 Press Release
“Congressman Emmer’s bill is an all-out attack on our nation’s most visited wilderness — the Boundary Waters Canoe Area."
October 2, 2017 Press Release
"I am ready to act. I am ready to vote to impose the toughest laws possible to protect the American people from this preventable madness. But this Republican Congress will instead do nothing and wait for the next tragedy to happen."
September 29, 2017 Press Release
Interior Secretary’s Flights Part of “Disturbing Pattern of Limitless Spending” on Private Planes
Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, today wrote to Interior Secretary Zinke requesting specific details of his flights on private charter planes at taxpayer expense.

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