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MCCOLLUM, Betty, A Representative from Minnesota; born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., July 12, 1954; graduated from South St. Paul High School, St. Paul, Minn., 1972; A.A., Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., 1980; B.A., College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minn., 1987; member of the Minnesota state house of representatives, 1992-2001; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventh and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Betty McCollum" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Appropriations
    • Defense - Chair
    • Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Chair
  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Education and the Workforce
  • House Committee - International Relations
  • House Committee - Natural Resources
  • House Committee - Oversight and Government Reform
  • House Committee - Resources
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