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Congresswoman Betty McCollum Supports Summer Jobs Legislation

March 24, 2010
Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

McCollum Supports Summer Jobs Legislation

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), announcing her support of the Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act (H.R. 4899).

“Thousands of young people in Minnesota are getting hit hard by unemployment in this recession.  This legislation will help alleviate that burden and fight youth unemployment by creating an additional 300,000 summer jobs nationwide.  I strongly support passage of the summer jobs legislation, and I urge my colleagues to do the same. ”


Congresswoman Betty McCollum serves on the House Appropriations and Budget Committees.