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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
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 3, 2013 Concerns About Morocco's Human Rights Record
Oct. 3, 2013 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
Oct. 2, 2013 MinnPost - McCollum: The Sky Did Not Fall After Obamacare Exchanges Opened
Oct. 2, 2013 McCollum Forgoes Salary During Republican Shutdown in Solidarity with Federal Employees and Congressional Staff
Oct. 2, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Cosponsors House Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 2, 2013 GOP Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Oct. 1, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 McCollum Statement on the Republican Shutdown of the Federal Government
Sept. 30, 2013 Relating to Considerations of Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 26, 2013 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
Sept. 21, 2013 KARE 11 - Future Cuts, Tougher Restrictions on Food Stamps Spark Debate
Sept. 20, 2013 McCollum Opposes House GOP's Reckless Effort to Defund ObamaCare and Shutdown the Government
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
Sept. 19, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken and Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Walz, Nolan Announce $20 Million to Help Minnesota Community & Technical Colleges
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Twin Cities - Congress Must Help Eliminate Hunger
Sept. 13, 2013 McCollum Endorses "Change the Mascot" Campaign Targeting NFL's Washington Football Team's Racist Brand
Sept. 12, 2013 House GOP Again (for the 41st time) Acts to Undermine Healthcare Reform
Sept. 11, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Commemorates 12th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks
Sept. 10, 2013 Syria: McCollum Supports Obama's Efforts; New Diplomatic Option Must Be Pursued
Sept. 5, 2013 McCollum Supports "Van Hollen-Connolly Joint Resolution" Authorizing Strict Limits on Military Force Against Syrian Regime
Sept. 3, 2013 McCollum Statement on Congressional Authorization for Military Action in Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 MPR News - Tribes Expect 'Devastating' Sequester Cuts
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 19, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Denounces Violence in Egypt
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 8, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, McCollum Announce $93 Million to Complete Central Corridor Light Rail Project
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 2, 2013 Pitts and McCollum Restart Western Sahara Caucus
Aug. 2, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 31, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Janet Yellen for Federal Reserve Chair
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 McCollum Welcomes Marriage Equality to Minnesota
July 30, 2013 Indian Country Today - It's Time to Change the Redskins' Racist Name
July 30, 2013 Global Food Security Act of 2013
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 25, 2013 Student Success Act
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
July 25, 2013 Schock Introduces Bipartisan Global Food Security Act to Strengthen U.S. Commitment in Fight Against Global Hunger and Poverty
July 19, 2013 McCollum Opposes House GOP's Partisan K-12 Education Bill
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