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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

May 3, 2017 Press Release
This final bipartisan agreement will protect our environment, meet our trust and treaty obligations to Native Americans, and safeguard our natural and cultural heritage. Sadly, the President’s 2018 budget would undo all this work, so we must stay vigilant.
May 1, 2017 Press Release
As lead Democrat on the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, my colleagues and I led the fight for our Democratic priorities in this critical bill. Because we stood strong for our values, this bill protects our environment, keeps our commitments to Native Americans, and safeguards our natural and cultural heritage.
May 1, 2017 Press Release
While Republican political game playing delayed this bill for seven months, it is nevertheless a win for Minnesotans and Americans... The omnibus bill does not include President Donald Trump's dangerous spending cuts and immoral, wasteful border wall. That is a victory for the values we all share.
April 28, 2017 Press Release
"The first 100 days have revealed a President who is proposing legislation and taking executive actions that hurt working Americans at every turn."
April 26, 2017 Press Release
President Donald Trump’s order is an attack on our public lands and national heritage. A review of the Antiquities Act and national monument designations is nothing but a pretext to remove protections from millions of acres of America’s public lands and expose them to exploitation by private interests.
April 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) joined a crowd estimated in the tens of thousands at the March for Science Minnesota in St. Paul on Saturday, April 22 speaking up for scientists and defending scientific integrity.
April 21, 2017 Press Release
As we celebrate Earth Day, we reflect on environmental challenges in our communities and around the world. This year, our air, our water, our treasured places, and even the health of our planet are under attack from President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans.
April 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s Saint Paul office will be closed Friday, April 28 and Monday, May 1 to facilitate a move to a new location: 661 LaSalle Street, #110, Saint Paul, MN 55114. Congresswoman McCollum’s new office will reopen on Tuesday, May 2.
April 7, 2017 Press Release
“I urge Speaker Paul Ryan to immediately call the U.S. House of Representatives back into session. Now is not the time for Congress to be in recess for two weeks. Congress must fully debate the Trump administration's military actions in Syria and set clear limits on the use of U.S. troops and military action in accord with our responsibilities under the Constitution.”
April 5, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum invites high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Submissions are due on Friday, April 21, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.