McCollum Statement on Appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement on Governor Mark Dayton’s appointment of Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to serve in the United States Senate:
“Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith is an outstanding choice to be Minnesota’s next United States Senator. I have worked with Tina for years — she is a good friend, an incredibly hard worker, and a woman who is totally committed to our state.
“Tina will be a fierce advocate for families, work for good jobs, and fight to protect health care for all Minnesotans. I look forward to working with her in Congress to continue building a country where everyone has the opportunity to contribute and succeed.”