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February 3, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman McCollum will welcome Susan Shepard Carlson as her guest for the 2020 State of the Union address on February 4, 2020.

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January 27, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers request USFS revoke its decision allowing Midas Gold to write report detailing Stibnite project’s risks to wildlife

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME), Chair and Vice Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, respectively, are questioning the U.S.

January 24, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today as House Managers finished presenting the prosecution’s case in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump:

January 17, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, observed on Monday, January 20, 2020:

January 15, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), introduced legislation today to permanently protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) from sulfide-ore copper mining. The Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act, H.R. 5598, protects 234,328 acres of federal wilderness lands and waters.  

January 14, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today to congratulate the Lower Phalen Creek Project and the Minnesota Humanities Center on receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities:

January 9, 2020 Press Release
Subcommittee Releases Instructions for Submitting Requests to Testify

The House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will hold public witness hearings on February 6 for non-tribal programs, and February 11-12 for tribal programs. 

January 3, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after President Trump ordered a strike that killed Iranian commander Qassim Suleimani:

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January 3, 2020 Press Release

SAINT PAUL, MINN. – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL – Minn.) congratulates Woodbury High School junior David Wang for winning the annual Fourth Congressional District App Challenge. The app, called SunriseRGB Animation Cycler, was chosen for its creative and technical solution allowing users to custom-program LED light strips in creative way

December 27, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after introducing H.Res.775, a resolution honoring the 75th birthday of Smokey Bear:

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