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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

November 9, 2017 Press Release
“On Veterans Day, we set aside time to honor the service of the courageous women and men who have served as soldiers, sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and in the Merchant Marine. At the same time, we reflect on the tremendous sacrifices made by their family and loved ones."
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November 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered remarks on the House Floor today in strong opposition to House Republicans’ tax bill, which increases taxes on many middle class families to provide giveaways to big corporations and billionaires.
November 7, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today urged her colleagues to oppose House Republicans’ tax bill that makes higher education more expensive for students and working families in Minnesota and across the United States.

November 2, 2017 Press Release
“As expected, House Republicans’ idea of tax reform is to force working families in Minnesota and across the United States to pay for a massive giveaway to billionaires, CEOs, and big corporations. Their bill hands the wealthiest Americans hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, slashes taxes on big corporations, and helps heirs and heiresses dodge taxes entirely."
October 30, 2017 Press Release
“The criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s top campaign aides confirm that illegal activity and unethical behavior proliferated in the President’s inner circle. Our worst fears about President Trump and his associates’ poor judgment and bad intentions have once again been confirmed."
October 26, 2017 Press Release
“Make no mistake: every Republican who voted for the budget today voted to raise taxes on working Minnesotans to fund a giveaway to the wealthiest Americans.”
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered remarks at the 50th anniversary celebration for the Open Cities Health Center and urged Republicans to restore funding for community health centers.
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October 17, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Betty McCollum, Keith Ellison, Rick Nolan, Collin Peterson, and Tim Walz wrote to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady today urging them to reject proposals to eliminate the state and local tax (SALT) deduction.

October 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus and Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, spoke this afternoon at the 74th National Congress of American Indians Convention and Marketplace.
October 13, 2017 Press Release
“Every employee has the right to a safe workplace that is free from harassment. The Department of the Interior and the National Park Service must take steps to finally end this widespread pattern of workplace harassment. As they address this issue, I will work with my colleagues in Congress to hold the Department accountable and ensure that no employee ever faces the kind of mistreatment and abuse outlined in this report.”

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