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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

June 24, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Minnesota and joined him on stage for his public talk at the Minneapolis Convention Center, an event hosted by the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota. In her remarks, Congresswoman McCollum reiterated her strong support for the vibrant Tibetan-American community in the Twin Cities and her commitment to securi

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June 23, 2017 Press Release
Each June, we celebrate LGBT Pride Month. We honor the contributions of LGBT Americans, we recognize the activism and energy of LGBT leaders in holding the United States to its highest ideals, and we reflect on our ongoing work to forge a more just and inclusive country.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Just like House Republicans’ legislation, Senate Republicans’ Trumpcare bill takes away health care from children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities in order to give billionaires lavish tax breaks.
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June 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum and the House Appropriations Committee voted last week to approve $39 million for the construction of the Arden Hills National Guard Readiness Center. The Arden Hills National Guard Readiness Center is a critical project that will ensure our Minnesota National Guard units have the training and tools required to support our state and our country.
June 16, 2017 Press Release
Many Minnesotans and Americans will be disappointed, heartbroken, and angry over today’s verdict. Every member of our community is entitled to their own opinion on the case — and the peaceful expression of those opinions is the cornerstone of our democracy. However, there are things we can all agree on. We must work together to build a stronger, more trusting relationship between our communities and our law enforcement. And we must truly confront racism and racial injustice in every facet of our society.
June 15, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) condemned President Donald Trump’s cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and vowed House Democrats will strongly oppose them during an appropriations hearing with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt today.

June 15, 2017 Press Release
The Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for protecting human health and the environment and ensuring clean air and clean water for families and children. Yet the budget you have come before us to support today would endanger the health of millions of Americans, jeopardize the quality of our air and water, and wreak havoc on our economy.
June 14, 2017 Press Release
"I am deeply saddened by the horrific shooting at House and Senate Republicans’ baseball practice this morning. This senseless violence is absolutely despicable."
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) led Democrats opposing President Donald Trump's backwards budget at a House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee hearing with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
June 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum recognized 11 Fourth District students who will attend U.S. Service Academies this fall at an event for family, educators, and area service academy representatives Monday night.

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