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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Running, 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
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Health Care - Medicaid
Issue Position: Health Care
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 30, 2014 McCollum Responds to Hobby Lobby Decision
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 12, 2014 McCollum Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Health Care for Native Americans
June 2, 2014 McCollum Statement on EPA Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution
May 30, 2014 McCollum Responds to Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 McCollum Statement on Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System
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
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Dec. 2, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on World AIDS Day
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Nolan, Walz Urge Medicare to Reject Recommendation that Would Hurt Rural Hospitals
Aug. 28, 2013 MPR News - Tribes Expect 'Devastating' Sequester Cuts
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 25, 2013 H.R. 1960--National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Extension of Remarks
June 3, 2013 Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013
Jan. 11, 2013 Letter to Vice President Biden
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
June 28, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum on Supreme Court Ruling: Individual Mandate is Law of the Land
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 7, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum States Strong Support of Affordable Care Act and Eliminating the Medical Device Tax
June 7, 2012 MNN Post - House Passes Paulsen's Repeal of Medical-Device Tax
May 30, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act
May 8, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum Applauds Bipartisan Work in Support of FY13 Military Construction -- Veterans Affairs Appropriation
Feb. 8, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum: We Must Ensure a Woman's Right to Contraceptive Coverage
Jan. 20, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum Calls Obama Administration Contraception Decision "An Appropriate Balance" Between Religion and Women's Health Care
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Protect Life Act
July 25, 2011 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 1, 2011 Hot Dish Blog -- MN delegation wants less red tape at FDA
June 30, 2011 MinnPost -- State Delegation Wants FDA to End Delays in Medical Device Review Process
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
May 24, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Addresses Second Annual Native American Health Care Conference
May 11, 2011 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
April 27, 2011 U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Host Minnesota Vaccination Awareness Forum
April 14, 2011 Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
March 23, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Highlights Benefits of Federal Health Care Reform Law for Minnesotans on One Year Anniversary of Affordable Care Act
Feb. 16, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
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