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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
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
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 McCollum is Lead Democrat on Bipartisan Community Economic Opportunity Act of 2014
Jan. 8, 2014 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 21, 2013 KARE 11 - Future Cuts, Tougher Restrictions on Food Stamps Spark Debate
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Twin Cities - Congress Must Help Eliminate Hunger
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 11, 2013 GOP's Partisan Farm Bill Abandons Hungry Americans by Removing Nutrition Programs
July 9, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Rejects GOP Effort to Strip Away Nutrition Programs in a New Farm Bill
July 8, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 8, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 - Extension of Remarks
June 20, 2013 Defeat of Republican Farm Bill Is a Victory Against Cruel Extremism
June 18, 2013 Cuts to the SNAP Program
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 5, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum Commends Outstanding September Jobs Report
July 12, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum Decries Farm Bill's Harsh Cuts to Nutrition Programs
June 28, 2012 Twin Cities RISE! and RS Eden Partnership Receives $1.5 Million U.S. Department of Labor Grant
June 7, 2012 MNN Post - House Passes Paulsen's Repeal of Medical-Device Tax
March 29, 2012 Paulsen and McCollum Introduce Legislation to Help Minnesota Seniors Utilize SNAP Benefits
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
Nov. 22, 2010 Congresswoman Betty McCollum's e-Newsletter
Nov. 18, 2010 Star Tribune - U.S. House Delegation Divided On Unemployment Extension
Aug. 13, 2010 Congresswoman Betty McCollum's eNewsletter
Aug. 10, 2010 Congresswoman McCollum Votes to Save Thousands of Critical Jobs, Continue Medicaid Assistance
July 23, 2010 Congress Extends Benefits for Long-time Unemployed Americans
July 23, 2010 Appropriations Committee Invests in Minnesota Priority Projects
June 15, 2010 American Jobs, Closing Tax Loopholes, and Preventing Outsourcing Act
Jan. 26, 2010 Poverty In America Awareness Month
Feb. 6, 2009 McCollum Urges Senate To Act Quickly to Pass Recovery Bill As Unemployment Hits a 7.6% High
Oct. 8, 2008 US Rep. McCollum Questions Wall Street CEO About Market Collapse
Sept. 28, 2008 Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008
April 22, 2008 McCollum Uses Duluth Speech to Call for a Greater U.S. Commitment to World's Poorest
July 17, 2007 National Homeless Youth Awareness Month
April 17, 2007 Concurrent Resolutioin On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2008
Jan. 10, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Sept. 29, 2006 Honoring 21Years Of Heat's On
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Jan. 18, 2006 Letter to Pioneer Press Editor: Home Heating Costs
Dec. 22, 2005 Conference Report on S.1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Dec. 17, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4297, Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005
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