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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

June 15, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s outrageous policy of separating families at the U.S. border with Mexico:

June 6, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, today led House Democrats opposing the fiscal year 2019 Interior-Environment Appropriations bill during the Appropriations Committee’s mark-up of the legislation. House Republicans advanced their bill on a 25-20 vote with all Democrats voting in opposition.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

I would like to thank the Chairman and his staff for their work on another successful omnibus.

The Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus sent a clear message that Congress rejects President Trump’s reckless budget proposals.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's announcement to impose tariffs on U.S. allies:

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day:

May 22, 2018 Press Release

At a recent event for family, educators, and area service academy representatives, Congresswoman Betty McCollum recognized eight Fourth District individuals who will attend U.S. Service Academies this fall.

Congresswoman McCollum nominated each of the eight Fourth District residents to their respective U.S. Service Academies. Each received and accepted an appointment to attend.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee today adopted an amendment offered by Representatives Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Tom Cole (R-Okla.) that protects tribal nations across the country from a drastic cut to the supports and services they are developing to help survivors of violent crime.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Before I turn to the bill before us, I would like to thank the Chairman and his staff for their collaboration on another successful omnibus.

The Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus sent a clear message that Congress rejects Trump’s reckless whims, which would exploit our natural resources, desecrate our environment, and jeopardize the health of millions of Americans.

May 3, 2018 Press Release

In his testimony before the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee last month, I asked Secretary Zinke about the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining in the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Secretary Zinke affirmed that some places are too precious to mine, but it seems as though the watershed of the BWCA does not qualify. Yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management officially

May 2, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today announced the winners of her 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Catherine Jackson of Roseville Area High School took first place for her artwork entitled "Old Habits." Kaocheneng Yang of North High School finished in second place, while Nhu Nguyen of Roseville Area High School finished third.

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