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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Aug. 8, 2014 McCollum Responds to National Guard Decision to End Taxpayer Funding of NASCAR Sponsorship
June 18, 2014 Hot Dish Politics - McCollum: Ruling Against Redskins Trademark a 'Victory for Decency'
April 30, 2014 Statement on the NBA's Action Condemning Intolerance in Professional Sports
March 25, 2014 McCollum Responds to Continued Use of Racist Native American Mascot By NFL Owner Dan Snyder
March 3, 2014 Remarks on the Tibetan New Year
Feb. 28, 2014 Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Dec. 5, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on the Death of Nelson Mandela
Nov. 21, 2013 Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Code Talkers Receive Congressional Gold Medal of Honor
Nov. 20, 2013 Honoring the 25th Anniversary of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Oct. 9, 2013 "Change the Mascot" Campaign
Sept. 13, 2013 McCollum Endorses "Change the Mascot" Campaign Targeting NFL's Washington Football Team's Racist Brand
July 30, 2013 Indian Country Today - It's Time to Change the Redskins' Racist Name
June 25, 2013 H.R. 1960--National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Extension of Remarks
June 14, 2013 290 House Republicans and Democrats Defeat McCollum Amendment to Prohibit Wasteful Pentagon Spending on Pro Wrestling and NASCAR
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 13, 2013 Minn Post - McCollum again Searches for Savings in Defense Budget
June 13, 2013 National Football League's Commissioner Attempts to Justify a Racial Slur
June 5, 2013 Letter to Daniel Snyder, Owner of the Washington Redskins Football Team - Racial Slur
May 29, 2013 NFL and Owner Dan Snyder Need to Change Redskins Name and End Profiteering from Racist Depiction of Native Americans
May 13, 2013 Letter to Daniel M. Synder, Owner, Washington Redskins - Name Change
Sept. 11, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum Honors 9/11 Victims, Families, and Heroes
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
July 10, 2012 McCollum Commends Army's Decision to Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars on NASCAR Sponsorships
June 15, 2012 NPR News - National Chair Praises Minn. Support for Arts
May 17, 2012 Committee Approves Amendment to Ban Military Sponsorship of Professional Sports
May 17, 2012 USA Today - House Committee Vote Squashes Military NASCAR Sponsorships
March 29, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
July 27, 2011 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 6, 2011 MPR -- McCollum proposes NASCAR, Afghanistan amendments
March 1, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum's Speech to the American Association of Museums
Feb. 28, 2011 CityPages - Betty McCollum Hits Gas on Defunding Army's NASCAR Budget
Jan. 21, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Accepts House Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments
April 13, 2010 Mccollum Honors Victims Of Oklahoma City Bombing, Warns Congress That Overblown Rhetoric Aids Anti-Government Extremists
Dec. 4, 2007 Remarks by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) on the Release of the 12th Annual MediaWise "Video Game Report Card"
Oct. 3, 2007 Statement on the Introduction of Global Service Legislation
Aug. 4, 2007 Government of Japan Should Apologize
July 23, 2007 Fiscal Year 2008 Interior And Enviornment Appropriations Bill
July 20, 2007 Speaker Pelosi Reappoints McCollum to National Council for the Arts
March 14, 2007 Tribute To Negro Baseball League
Dec. 8, 2006 Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2006
Oct. 27, 2006 Press Release - McCollum Observes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2006
Sept. 13, 2006 Congratulating The St. Paul Public Schools On Their 150th Anniversary
July 28, 2006 Pension Protection Act of 2006
July 24, 2006 Pledge Protection Act of 2005
June 26, 2006 McCollum Speaks to the Center for Victims of Torture
June 16, 2006 Commemorating National History Day
May 24, 2006 Letter to Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Feb. 28, 2006 In Recognition of the Work of Human Rights Advocate John P. Salzberg, PH.D.
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