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November 20, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today after Sec. Mike Pompeo became the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit an Israeli settlement, signaling a symbolic U.S. stamp of approval of Israel’s military occupation:

November 10, 2020 Press Release

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

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November 7, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today after the 2020 Presidential Election was called for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

October 20, 2020 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) today announced an $87 million, seven-year award to the BioIndustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem (BioMADE) for the creation of the BioIndustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) to be headquartered at the University of Minnesota in Saint Paul.

October 1, 2020 Press Release
Senate counterpart introduced by Senators Casey and Risch

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) have introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution recognizing a decade of results under the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID)’s signature global food security program, Feed the Future, and the need to continue efforts to accelerate inclusive agricultural development and improved nutrition o

September 24, 2020 Press Release
OCSPP reorganization part of a pattern of EPA disregard for Congressional authority and oversight

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Chair and Ranking Member of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Interior and Environment, respectively, sent a letter to Administrator Wheeler after the lawmakers were notified of EPA’s intended reorganization of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP).

September 11, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks:

September 4, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today ahead of Labor Day:

August 14, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and others today introduced the Israeli Annexation Non-Recognition Act, a bill to prohibit the United States from formally recognizing or providing U.S. aid to any area of the occupied West Bank annexed by the Government of Israel in violation of international law.

Congresswoman McCollum issued the following statement:

August 8, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after President Trump issued a series of executive orders related to the coronavirus pandemic:

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