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May 26, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today following media reports of the death of Mr. George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers:

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today ahead of Monday’s observance of Memorial Day:

May 14, 2020 Press Release
The next COVID-19 emergency response package must help tribes meet critical needs

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today on the $3 trillion Heroes Act, the next emergency funding bill proposed by House Democrats in response to the pandemic that is impacting all of our communities:

May 12, 2020 Press Release
The next COVID-19 emergency response package protects the lives and livelihoods of the American people

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after House Democrats introduced the next COVID-19 emergency response bill, The Heroes Act (H.R. 6800):

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its monthly jobs report:

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, released the following statement today in response to the Department of the Treasury and Department of Interior’s announced plan for distributing $4.8 billion of the $8 billion in emer

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after the House passed an interim funding package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, to provide additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, COVID-19 testing, and funds for personal protective equipment for our front line health care workers and facilities.

April 22, 2020 Press Release
Children’s hospitals applaud push for funding to ensure critical care for vulnerable children continues during coronavirus pandemi

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has initiated and led a bipartisan letter to House leadership requesting dedicated funding for children’s specialty hospitals in the next COVID-19 federal emergency response package.

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March 27, 2020 Press Release
$2.2 trillion stimulus package is a critical step to help families, communities, health care workers

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today after the third coronavirus emergency response package was expected to pass the U.S. House of Representatives:

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