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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: 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
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 20, 2013 Code Talkers Receive Congressional Gold Medal of Honor
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan
Nov. 12, 2013 The Attack at LAX Airport
Nov. 8, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement for Veterans Day
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 27, 2013 Omaha.com - The Public Pulse, Oct. 27
Oct. 23, 2013 House Approves McCollum, Kelly Efforts to Combat Spread of Asian Carp
Oct. 16, 2013 McCollum Will Vote to Pass Bipartisan Agreement to Open Federal Government and Prevent U.S. Default on Debt
Oct. 12, 2013 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 11, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Refined Sugar, 2014
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 9, 2013 "Change the Mascot" Campaign
Oct. 9, 2013 Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 7, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum to Continue Stillwater and Woodbury Office Hours Despite Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 3, 2013 Concerns About Morocco's Human Rights Record
Oct. 3, 2013 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
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 MinnPost - McCollum: The Sky Did Not Fall After Obamacare Exchanges Opened
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 2, 2013 National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Oct. 2, 2013 GOP Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 McCollum Statement on the Republican Shutdown of the Federal Government
Oct. 1, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
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 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken and Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Walz, Nolan Announce $20 Million to Help Minnesota Community & Technical Colleges
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
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