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April 22, 2020 Press Release
Children’s hospitals applaud push for funding to ensure critical care for vulnerable children continues during coronavirus pandemi

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has initiated and led a bipartisan letter to House leadership requesting dedicated funding for children’s specialty hospitals in the next COVID-19 federal emergency response package.

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April 8, 2020 Press Release
Coronavirus Alert
March 27, 2020 Press Release
$2.2 trillion stimulus package is a critical step to help families, communities, health care workers

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today after the third coronavirus emergency response package was expected to pass the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today following the U.S. Senate passage of H.R. 6201, the Families First Act, and regarding Congress's next steps to protect Americans during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, issued the following statement today following the decision by the U.S.

March 17, 2020 Press Release
Letter urges Minnesotans to follow recommendations from the CDC and work with local officials to keep our state healthy and safe

The Minnesota Congressional Delegation sent an open letter to the people of Minnesota today amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The delegation is committed to working together to ensure Minnesotans have the information they need to keep themselves and their families safe.

March 16, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats secure additional resources to help American families

[UPDATE: Please note that as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, my St. Paul office is CLOSED TO VISITORS. Due to the State of Minnesota, Ramsey County, and City of Saint Paul State of Emergency declarations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, my offices have suspended in-person meetings to protect public health. My office in St.

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March 2, 2020 Press Release
Entries due by April 15, 2020

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. CT.

February 28, 2020 Press Release
The bill will prohibit the Trump administration from deporting individuals to Laos

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and colleagues have introduced the Hmong and Lao Refugee Deportation Prohibition Act of 2020 to stop the Trump administration from deporting individuals to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (P.D.R.) for 72 months while individuals with Final Orders for Removal have their immigration cases reassessed.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in response to the president’s $2.5 billion request for funding to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus:

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