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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:

February 25, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, held a field hearing in St. Paul on Monday, Feb. 25, 2020, to gather testimony from stakeholders on funding priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.

February 25, 2020 Press Release
Global Health Caucus Co-Chairs Highlight Life-Saving Success of Vaccines Worldwide

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-05), Co-Chairs of the Global Health Caucus, have introduced a resolution in support of the live-saving work of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance. H.Res.861 highlights GAVI’s twenty years of success in saving the lives of children in the world’s poorest countries by improving access to new and underutilized vaccines.

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February 20, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after the State Department responded to a directive from Congress within the Fiscal Year 2020 conference spending agreement:

February 19, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after receiving an official response to her Feb.

February 14, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in honor of Black History Month:

February 12, 2020 Press Release

As a Member of Congress and the vice-chair of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, I believe defending human rights and freedom are foundational to our national security and our democracy.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today following the introduction of President Trump's Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal:

February 7, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Congressman Don Young (R-AK) introduced H.R. 5790, the Advancing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research, Prevention, and Services Act today in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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