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

Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 4, Democratic
Date Title
May 31, 2017 McCollum Statement on 2017 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 30, 2017 McCollum Leads Field Hearing on Federal Investments in Arts & Culture
May 26, 2017 McCollum Statement on Memorial Day
May 12, 2017 Following Efforts from Emmer, McCollum and Klobuchar, the U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act has Been Signed Into Law
Feb. 27, 2017 McCollum Statement on 2017 Black History Month
Jan. 16, 2017 McCollum Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Dec. 29, 2016 McCollum Statement on Designation of Bears Ears and Gold Butte National Monuments
Dec. 16, 2016 National Park Service Centennial Act
April 29, 2016 McCollum Meets with United Negro College Fund President and CEO Dr. Michael Lomax
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jon Jarvis, Director, National Park Service - Urging NPS to Focus on Diversity
Nov. 4, 2015 Grijalva Hosts Tribal Sovereignty Roundtable Today, Will Accept More Than 1 Million Petition Signatures on Protecting Sacred Land
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Charles Samuels, Jr., Federal Bureau of Prisons - Arts and Education Initiatives
July 30, 2015 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary for the Department of Treasury - Retain Hamilton on Ten Dollar Bill
July 9, 2015 Confederate Flag Amendment
July 8, 2015 Rep. McCollum Statement on Federal Court Decision on Washington Football Team Name Trademark Case
July 8, 2015 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 28, 2015 Minnesota Remembers the Victims of the Armenian Genocide
Feb. 19, 2015 McCollum Statement Commemorating Black History Month
Dec. 1, 2014 Honoring the City of Newport's 125th Anniversary
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States - Designating National Rosie the Riveter Day
Nov. 2, 2014 Remarks by Congresswoman Betty McCollum at No Honor in Racism Rally
Nov. 2, 2014 Star Tribune - Nickname Protesters Tell NFL: 'We Are Not Mascots'
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, Allan Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association, Gerry Bettman, Commissioner of the Natural Hockey League, and Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes
Sept. 16, 2014 McCollum Statement at Change the Mascot Press Conference with Native American Leaders
Sept. 16, 2014 USA TODAY Sports - Critics of Redskins Name Attack NFL on Profits, Abuse
Sept. 11, 2014 McCollum Statement on the 13th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on the United States
Aug. 8, 2014 McCollum Responds to U of M President Kaler's Letter Regarding Washington NFL Team's Visit to TCF Bank Stadium
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 Football League's Commissioner Attempts to Justify a Racial Slur
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 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
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