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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

March 22, 2018 Press Release
"By investing in critical priorities like education, election integrity, housing, infrastructure, public safety, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and veterans’ health care, this legislation keeps Minnesota and our entire country safe, strong, and moving forward."
March 22, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congress passed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2018. The bill provides $35.25 billion for functions under the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee.
March 13, 2018 Press Release
“I served in the House with Mike Pompeo and I can think of few people more ill-suited to be Secretary of State. Mr. Pompeo has opposed international engagement, undermined the Iran nuclear agreement, and advocated for torture."
March 9, 2018 Press Release
"Making smart investments in our families, communities, and security will pay far bigger returns than making dumb cuts that result in pain, divestment, and lost opportunities. Together, we can make critical investments that help every Minnesotan and American contribute and succeed."
March 6, 2018 Press Release
Entries due to Congresswoman’s office by April 13, 2018

Congresswoman Betty McCollum today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Friday, April 13, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

March 6, 2018 Press Release
Representatives Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Chris Smith (R-N.J.) introduced a three-year reauthorization of their Global Food Security Act, reaffirming the United States’ commitment to fighting hunger and poverty worldwide. The bipartisan Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5129) ensures that the vital Feed the Future Initiative continues through 2021.
February 28, 2018 Press Release
Community Action Opioid Response Act provides competitive grants to support efforts to help children, families affected by addiction
Representatives Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) today introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize $250 million in federal funding over five years to help communities respond to the needs of low-income people and families in crisis because of the opioid epidemic.
February 28, 2018 Press Release
"As Black History Month draws to a close, we honor the immense contributions of African Americans and we rededicate ourselves to fighting for equality and justice.”
February 27, 2018 Press Release
“Net neutrality is essential to a free and open internet. Repealing net neutrality pads the pockets of big corporations at the expense of consumers and small businesses. Congress has the power to overturn the FCC’s disastrous decision and we should do so now.”

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