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Betty McCollum's Public Statements

Full Name: Betty McCollum
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 4, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Katie, Sean
Birth Date: 07/12/1954
Birth Place: Saint Paul, MN
Home City: Saint Paul, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 10, 2014 McCollum Statement on Ryan Budget Proposal Vote
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Visitors from the Native Village of Shishmaref, Alaska Come to Congress
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 2, 2014 McCollum Responds to McCutcheon Decision
April 2, 2014 McCollum Responds to Ryan Budget Proposal
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 25, 2014 McCollum Responds to Continued Use of Racist Native American Mascot By NFL Owner Dan Snyder
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 McCollum Releases Letter Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 12, 2014 Letter to Neil Kornze, Principal Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Extention of Public Comment Period for BLM's Greater Mooses Tooth Draft SEIS
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 7, 2014 Congresswoman McCollum Statement on Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry. Secretary of State of the United States -Urge Administration To Support Syria Study Group
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 5, 2014 McCollum Hosts City of New Brighton and U.S. Army for Meeting to Explore Options for Future Funding of City's Contaminated Groundwater Recovery System
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 3, 2014 Congresswoman McCollum Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
March 3, 2014 Remarks on the Tibetan New Year
Feb. 28, 2014 Statement on Black History Month
Feb. 26, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Visit to Union Depot
Feb. 25, 2014 Statement in Advance of President Obama's Visit to Union Depot
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Statement on the Debt Ceiling Agreement
Feb. 11, 2014 Statement on Republican Cuts to Medicare Payments
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on Propane Shortage Crisis
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ed Whitfield, Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Call for Hearing on Propane Shortage Crisis
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman McCollum Responds to State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 McCollum to Vote In Support of Farm Bill Agreement
Jan. 25, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Address Propane Shortage
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Protect Coverage for More Than 140,000 MinnesotaCare Recipients
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