Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) yesterday offered an amendment during the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education appropriations bill markup that would permit individuals who are diagnosed with cancer to defer payments on their public student loans while they receive lifesaving treatment. This amendment was adopted by the House Appropriations Committee.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after the announcement of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation:
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Trump travel ban:
Each June, we celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. This month is a time to celebrate the progress that the United States has made in LGBTQ equality and to recommit to the work that is still necessary to create a more inclusive society for everyone – regardless of who you are or whom you love.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor opposing the Trump Administration's harmful policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border:
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s outrageous policy of separating families at the U.S. border with Mexico:
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, today led House Democrats opposing the fiscal year 2019 Interior-Environment Appropriations bill during the Appropriations Committee’s mark-up of the legislation. House Republicans advanced their bill on a 25-20 vote with all Democrats voting in opposition.
I would like to thank the Chairman and his staff for their work on another successful omnibus.
The Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus sent a clear message that Congress rejects President Trump’s reckless budget proposals.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's announcement to impose tariffs on U.S. allies: