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May 12, 2020 Press Release
The next COVID-19 emergency response package protects the lives and livelihoods of the American people

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after House Democrats introduced the next COVID-19 emergency response bill, The Heroes Act (H.R. 6800):

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its monthly jobs report:

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, released the following statement today in response to the Department of the Treasury and Department of Interior’s announced plan for distributing $4.8 billion of the $8 billion in emer

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after the House passed an interim funding package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, to provide additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, COVID-19 testing, and funds for personal protective equipment for our front line health care workers and facilities.

April 22, 2020 Press Release
Children’s hospitals applaud push for funding to ensure critical care for vulnerable children continues during coronavirus pandemi

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has initiated and led a bipartisan letter to House leadership requesting dedicated funding for children’s specialty hospitals in the next COVID-19 federal emergency response package.

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March 27, 2020 Press Release
$2.2 trillion stimulus package is a critical step to help families, communities, health care workers

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today after the third coronavirus emergency response package was expected to pass the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today following the U.S. Senate passage of H.R. 6201, the Families First Act, and regarding Congress's next steps to protect Americans during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, issued the following statement today following the decision by the U.S.

March 17, 2020 Press Release
Letter urges Minnesotans to follow recommendations from the CDC and work with local officials to keep our state healthy and safe

The Minnesota Congressional Delegation sent an open letter to the people of Minnesota today amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The delegation is committed to working together to ensure Minnesotans have the information they need to keep themselves and their families safe.

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