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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

August 24, 2017 Press Release
“From the sacred sites of Utah’s Bears Ears to the majestic splendor of Maine’s Katahdin Woods, National Monuments safeguard our country’s natural and cultural treasures. The Trump administration’s proposal to strip protections from these special places and open them up to exploitation by private interests is an attack on our public lands and national heritage."
August 23, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today co-sponsored a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for excusing the violent conduct of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va. earlier this month.

August 21, 2017 Press Release
"This is not a military solution or a path to an exit strategy, but a recipe for an endless quagmire," Congresswoman McCollum said.
August 16, 2017 Press Release
In comments on her Facebook page, Congresswoman Betty McCollum strongly condemnded President Donald Trump's defense of the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and white nationalists who protested in Charlottesville, Va. on August 11 and 12.
August 10, 2017 Press Release
The office of Congresswoman Betty McCollum will host a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, August 15 to share important information about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup of hazardous waste at 888 North Prior Avenue in St. Paul.
August 3, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released a statement after the Environmental Protection Agency announced an emergency $1.6 million hazardous waste cleanup at the Plating, Inc. site in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul.
August 3, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) will host a “Listening Over Lemonade” town hall on Wednesday, August 9 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the East Side Freedom Library in St. Paul.
July 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address on July 27. In this week’s address, McCollum highlighted Democrats’ ‘A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future,’ and condemned the inaction of the Republican-controlled Congress and White House.
July 28, 2017 Press Release
"Beginning today, Congressional Republicans must work with Democrats for bipartisan health care solutions that build on the success of the Affordable Care Act. And the Trump administration must stop sabotaging this law and making it harder for families to get the care they need."
July 27, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today submitted a letter to the House Natural Resources Committee strongly opposing a legislative proposal by Rep. Tom Emmer that would pave the way for dangerous mining next to Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.