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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

June 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum recognized 11 Fourth District students who will attend U.S. Service Academies this fall at an event for family, educators, and area service academy representatives Monday night.
June 2, 2017 Press Release
I strongly condemn these incidents, which invoke the history of racially-motivated lynching in our nation that is very painful to millions of Americans. Intolerance is never acceptable anywhere, but targeting a museum that honors the struggles and achievements of African Americans with this type of racial hatred is particularly deplorable.
June 1, 2017 Press Release
As our planet and humanity face the very real threat of climate change, this White House and the Republican Congress have isolated our nation by reneging on the Paris Agreement.
May 31, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) joined community members Wednesday, May 31 for the Breaking Ground of a major expansion of The Minnesota Museum of American Art — “The M” — in downtown St. Paul’s historic Pioneer Endicott building.

May 31, 2017 Press Release
Instead of constructive leadership and action, President Trump and the Republican Congress are willing to renounce the Paris Agreement, make the United States an environmental rogue nation, and condemn the next generation to the hell of an overheated planet.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
I am proud to represent the Fourth District’s vibrant and diverse AAPI community in Congress. In the year ahead, I look forward to working with my constituents and my colleagues to build a stronger American with opportunities for all our people.
May 30, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today heard testimony from Minnesota arts, humanities, libraries, museum, and public broadcasting leaders about the devastating impacts of President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget at a field hearing organized by Minnesota Citizens for the Arts.

May 26, 2017 Press Release
As we observe Memorial Day, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. We keep faith with the families, loved ones, comrades, and friends that they have left behind.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Secretary Assures Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee That “Do No Harm” Will Be Guiding Principle
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today received assurances from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the Trump administration will proceed with the two-year, science-based study of whether dangerous copper-sulfide ore mining should be permitted on federal lands in the watershed that flows into Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).
May 23, 2017 Press Release
President Trump’s 2018 budget is a cruel and reckless plan that benefits billionaires, punishes the vulnerable, and abandons working families and small businesses. I strongly oppose this budget and will do everything I can to prevent its callous policies from becoming law.

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