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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today marked Equal Pay Day and co-sponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would enforce equal pay for women.
March 30, 2017 Press Release
On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s office will host an informational event to discuss the nomination process and application requirements for admission to a U.S. Service Academy at Mounds View High School.
March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee — which funds the Environmental Protection Agency, spoke today on the House Floor against House Republicans’ H.R. 1430, a bill that prevents the EPA from functioning effectively and using the best scientific data available.
March 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s executive order attacking environmental and public health protections:
March 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan pulled TrumpCare rather than face certain defeat in the House of Representatives: “Congress heard the American people loud and clear: They don’t want Republicans to take away their health care."
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March 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) spoke on the House Floor this morning as the House prepares to consider TrumpCare: "Mr. Speaker, TrumpCare is a disaster for children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities... It is not a health care bill, it is a prescription for disaster. I urge my colleagues to strongly oppose TrumpCare."
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March 23, 2017 Press Release
Despite massive opposition within Congress and around the country, House Republicans voted tonight to advance their disastrous health care bill. Under this ‘martial law’ authority, Speaker Ryan will now be able to bring this bill to the floor without giving Congress or the American people any chance to see it or understand its effects in advance.
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March 22, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released a video update to Minnesota’s Fourth District on Wednesday warning constituents that House Republicans’ health care bill spells disaster for Minnesota children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities.

March 20, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) will hold a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 25 on the campus of Macalester College. This town hall is the fifth public meeting that Congresswoman McCollum has organized so far this year.
March 17, 2017 Press Release
House Republicans’ health care bill is a disaster for Minnesotans and Americans. At least 24 million more Americans will be left uninsured by 2026, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. Out-of-pocket costs and deductibles will increase. Astoundingly, the bill does all this in order to give billionaires a massive tax cut.
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