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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Statements for the Record

November 20, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor National Park Service staff, volunteers and partners of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (MNRRA) on the 25th anniversary of its establishment as a national park.

November 19, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to the congregation of Saint Peter Lutheran Church of Afton, Minnesota on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the church. Since its founding by German settlers in 1863, the church has served as a center of faith and community.

November 12, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my profound sympathy for the loss of life and destruction in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan.

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October 28, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, today I rise to honor Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota (PPMNS) on the 85th anniversary of its founding.

October 18, 2013 Statements For the Record

 

Governor Mark Dayton
130 State Capitol
75 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155

 

October 15, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the Minnesota Lynx for winning their second WNBA title in three years. 

October 11, 2013 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I’m here today on behalf of our farmers in Minnesota and the Midwest.

My state is number one in sugar beet production.  And that means that my state’s rural economy will take a direct hit because of this Republican resolution.

October 9, 2013 Statements For the Record

I would like to extend my condolences to the family and friends of former U.S. Senator Rod Grams who represented Minnesota from 1995 to 2001.  He had previously been elected to the U.S. House in 1992 where he served one term.  Senator Grams passed away last night at home in Crown, MN.  He was 65 years old.

October 8, 2013 Statements For the Record

I rise today in honor of the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the celebration of its 25th Anniversary. On behalf of the Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota, and the thousands of families, individuals, businesses, and residents that Twin Cities LISC has supported throughout the years, I am proud to offer congratulations on this milestone.

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October 2, 2013 Statements For the Record

Last night, this Congress rejected this Republican piecemeal approach.  But here we go again.  It is clear that the GOP don’t have a coherent solution to the shutdown crisis they’ve created. 

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