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March 16, 2020 Press Release

[UPDATE: Please note that as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, my St. Paul office is CLOSED TO VISITORS. Due to the State of Minnesota, Ramsey County, and City of Saint Paul State of Emergency declarations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, my offices have suspended in-person meetings to protect public health. My office in St.

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March 2, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. CT.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and colleagues have introduced the Hmong and Lao Refugee Deportation Prohibition Act of 2020 to stop the Trump administration from deporting individuals to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (P.D.R.) for 72 months while individuals with Final Orders for Removal have their immigration cases reassessed.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in response to the president’s $2.5 billion request for funding to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus:

February 25, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, held a field hearing in St. Paul on Monday, Feb. 25, 2020, to gather testimony from stakeholders on funding priorities for Fiscal Year 2021.

February 25, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-05), Co-Chairs of the Global Health Caucus, have introduced a resolution in support of the live-saving work of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance. H.Res.861 highlights GAVI’s twenty years of success in saving the lives of children in the world’s poorest countries by improving access to new and underutilized vaccines.

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February 20, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after the State Department responded to a directive from Congress within the Fiscal Year 2020 conference spending agreement:

February 19, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today after receiving an official response to her Feb.

February 14, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement today in honor of Black History Month:

February 12, 2020 Press Release

As a Member of Congress and the vice-chair of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, I believe defending human rights and freedom are foundational to our national security and our democracy.

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