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Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-4)
May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 16, 5:30–7:00 pm
Congresswoman Betty McCollum will give an update on what is happening with appropriations, the debt ceiling and a general look at what she has been working on this Congress.
Betty McCollum is a Democrat representing the families of Minnesota’s Fourth District in the United States House of Representatives. In 2000, Congresswoman McCollum made history as only the second Minnesota woman elected to serve in Congress since statehood in 1858.
Throughout her career in public service, Congresswoman McCollum has been a champion for excellence in education, protecting the environment, expanding health care access, fiscal responsibility, and robust international engagement that prioritizes diplomacy, development, human rights, along with a strong national defense.
Investments in education, health care, and 21st century infrastructure are top policy priorities for Congresswoman McCollum. A strong proponent of public education, she supports keeping our schools accountable to parents and local officials. McCollum is a champion for universal health coverage for all Americans and a strong supporter of protecting and strengthening the Affordable Care Act.
In the 118th Congress, Congresswoman McCollum works as a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee where she serves as the top Democrat on the Defense Subcommittee. Under Chair McCollum’s leadership, the committee has prioritized smart investments, including sustaining modernization efforts and giving priority to military health care, ending military sexual assault, and supporting international military-to-military cooperation to prevent conflicts.
The cash bar will open at 5:30 pm, and the program will run from 6:00–7:00.
- In-person: $20 for members; $25 for non-members
- Zoom participation: $10 for both members and non-members
WNDC encourages and expects all visitors to the Club to be up-to-date on vaccinations and boosters for COVID-19, and to exercise responsible judgment in decisions regarding masking, distancing, and remote participation. The WNDC will follow recommendations from the CDC and District of Columbia and will update these requirements as needed.