Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) was officially confirmed as Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. Upon taking the gavel, an urgent priority for Rep. McCollum will be to conduct oversight of the Trump administration’s actions during the shutdown concerning the Department of Interior, EPA, and other agencies.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL, MN-04) and other Members of Congress released a letter sent January 18, 2019, to the Bureau of Land Management requesting an extension of the amount of time the public can comment on its plans to renew 10-year leases for Twin Metal
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, observed on Monday, January 21, 2019.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair-designate of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, will bring the FY19 $35.9 billion Interior-Environment Appropriations Bill (H.R. 266) to the House floor on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 9:15am for a full vote by the U.S. House of Representatives.
President Trump’s shutdown of the federal government has harmed federal employees, our economy, and our national security.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL, MN-04) has introduced an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to make health care a right for all Americans. The Health Care for All Amendment (H.J. Res. 17) states:
I want the federal government shutdown ended immediately and all federal workers to go back to work – with full pay. Unfortunately, for the past two weeks President Trump and House Republicans have once again proven they are incapable of responsibly governing our country.
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Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL, MN-04), Lead Democrat of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service, and current Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Native American Caucus, released the following statement regarding the future leadership of the Caucus:
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Lead Democrat of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, which provided $166 million in fiscal year 2018 for the operation of the National Gallery of Art, released the following statement on the selection of Kaywin Feldman of the Minneapolis Institute of Art as the institution’s incoming director: