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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

March 14, 2019 Press Release
The legislation renews U.S. commitment to reducing poverty through Community Action Agencies

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.), Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH), and Rep.

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March 11, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee with jurisdiction over the Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and related agencies, released the following statement after President Trump released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020:  

March 6, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement: 

March 5, 2019 Press Release
Entries due to Congresswoman’s office by April 15, 2019

Congresswoman Betty McCollum today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Monday, April 15, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. CT.

March 1, 2019 Press Release

In a new letter sent today, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Chair of the Committee on Natural Resources, and Rep.

February 28, 2019 Press Release
The legislation would prevent Trump Administration from closing valuable state service office

Today Rep. Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) introduced the Keep Community Service Local Act, which would prevent the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) from closing state or territory offices without approval from Congress. CNCS is the federal agency responsible for overseeing AmeriCorps VISTA and many Senior Corps programs.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after voting for the privileged resolution to terminate President Trump’s Feb. 15 emergency declaration under the authority provided in the National Emergencies Act (NEA):

February 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has sent a letter to Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting a copy of any written comments or concerns prepared by EPA staff regarding a Minnesota mine project be made public.

February 22, 2019 Press Release

Please note: This event has been postponed due to the weather forecast showing potentially unsafe driving conditions. A new date and time will be announced as soon as possible. 

February 19, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and 35 Congressional colleagues are calling on the CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Barbara Stewart, to immediately suspend the closing of 46 state and territorial offices.

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