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September 20, 2021 Press Release
McCollum Calls Senate Parliamentarian Decision Blocking Immigration Reform in Budget Reconciliation ‘Extremely Disappointing’

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) released the following statement today after the U.S. Senate parliamentarian announced a path to citizenship cannot be included in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package:

September 17, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense (HAC-D), issued the following statement today:

September 14, 2021 Press Release
Celebrating National Small Business Week, McCollum Brings Critical Relief to Minnesota Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) announced today that the Small Business Administration has granted more than $144.1 million to restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District. Congresswoman McCollum voted to provide this funding through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (

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September 10, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), the only member of the current Minnesota congressional delegation serving in Congress on September 11, 2001, released the following statement today ahead of tomorrow’s 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack:

September 3, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) released the following statement today ahead of Monday's observance of Labor Day:

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September 2, 2021 Press Release

Today Representatives Betty McCollum (D-MN), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), and James Comer (R-KY) introduced bipartisan legislation to update the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program.

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August 30, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) released the following statement today after the last U.S. military flight left Kabul, Afghanistan, bringing an end to America’s longest war: 

August 26, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) released the following statement today after the Pentagon confirmed at least 12 U.S. service members were killed and at least 15 wounded in an attack outside the Hamid-Karzai Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan:

August 24, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 4 Strengthens the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Addressing Two Key Supreme Court Decisions that Weakened the Act and Unleashed Voter Suppression Laws

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after voting to pass H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021:

August 24, 2021 Press Release
Resolution paves the way for investments in our physical and human infrastructure

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after voting to approve the combined rule to consider together S.Con.Res. 14, the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2022, and the Senate Amendment to H.R.

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