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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

April 20, 2018 Press Release
“Earth Day is a time to reflect on our stewardship of the air we breathe, the water we drink, and this precious planet we all call home. It calls us to celebrate our natural treasures and renew our commitment to protecting the Earth for future generations."
April 16, 2018 Press Release
The Government Accountability Office today responded to a request from U.S. Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) with a finding that the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal law by purchasing a $43,000 phone booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt’s office – and then hiding that purchase from Congress.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today applauded Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Amy Klobuchar (DFL-Minn.) for introducing the Senate companion to Congresswoman McCollum’s Community Action Opioid Response Act.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
"Mr. Secretary, your task is to protect, preserve, and use resources wisely for the benefit of the American people today, and for future generations. Right now, I don’t feel you are meeting your mission."
April 11, 2018 Press Release
“While I disagree with Speaker Ryan on many policy issues, I have personally found him to be a good man with a kind heart. Speaker Ryan has led the House of Representatives with dignity and honor. I wish Paul and his family all the best as he transitions to private life."
April 10, 2018 Press Release
Labeling raid on attorney’s office “attack on our country” shows urgent need to protect Mueller
"The President’s fear of criminal exposure is no excuse for Mr. Trump’s rhetoric labeling the criminal investigation of his attorney as an ‘attack on our country.’ That sort of rhetoric from the Commander-in-Chief in front of our military leadership is yet another abuse of power."
April 3, 2018 Press Release
Interested individuals can learn more about the service academies and the application and nomination process
On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s office will host an informational event to discuss the nomination process and application requirements for admission to a U.S. Service Academy.
April 2, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on April 2 to demand answers after numerous media outlets reported that the EPA reimbursed a property owner to replace a door at his residence that was destroyed by his security detail after he failed to respond to them in a timely manner.
March 28, 2018 Press Release
“The sunny vision of the Trump administration that Vice President Mike Pence told Minnesotans today is completely at odds with the stormy reality."
March 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, is traveling to Puerto Rico this week to conduct oversight of recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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