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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

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February 3, 2010 Statements For the Record

The Commander-in-Chief, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Secretary of Defense all publicly support allowing gay and lesbian Americans to serve openly in the Armed Forces of the United States. This is a significant and long overdue development that I wholeheartedly endorse.

January 27, 2010 Press Release
​"President Obama's State of the Union address set the tone the American people and Congress needed to hear."
January 26, 2010 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has invited Minnesota AFL-CIO President Shar Knutson to be her guest to President Obama's first State of the Union Address on Wednesday, January 27.
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January 20, 2010 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced bipartisan legislation to address the lack of Recovery Act funding reaching Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools in Minnesota and across the country. The bill, with 16 bipartisan co-sponsors, would allocate a small percentage of the "Race to the Top" funds and the Innovation Fund for Native students at BIE schools.
January 12, 2010 Statements For the Record
Madam Speaker, I rise to honor the many workers and contractors who are part of Minnesota Community Action Partnership weatherization programs. Minnesota is being honored this week by the U.S. Department of Energy as one of the top five states in the country for its work utilizing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to weatherize homes.
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December 29, 2009 Press Release
"The forced repatriation to Laos by Thai authorities of more than 4,500 Hmong refugees from Huay Nam Khao in Phetchabun, Thailand, violates the basic principle of human dignity and decency upheld by international law."
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September 11, 2009 e-Newsletter

Dear Friends,

 

Today on the eighth anniversary of September 11, 2001, we honor the memory of the victims, extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims’ families, and recognize the heroism and courage displayed during rescue and recovery missions. It is a day none of us will ever forget.

June 9, 2009 e-Newsletter

Save the Date: McCollum Announces Dedication Ceremony for Mayor Sandberg Post Office on June 22

May 21, 2009 e-Newsletter

Memorial Day is a time for all Americans to remember those who have sacrificed in service to our country.  This special holiday is our opportunity to honor America's veterans and the service men and women now protecting our freedoms.

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