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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

McCollum Statement on Appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate

December 13, 2017
Press Release

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.”