Betty (Betty) McCollum (D-04)

US Representative Betty McCollum

Betty (Betty) McCollum (D-04)
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Capitol: 202.225.6631
FAX: 202.225.1968
District: 651.224.9191
Room 2256 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-2304
661 LaSalle Street
St. Paul, MN 55114
Residence:St. Paul, MN

Committee Assignments

ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Defense
Co-ChairCongressional Global Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Western Sahara Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sports Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Celiac Disease Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on the Mississippi River
FC MemberTunisia Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Lebanon Friendship Caucus
Co-ChairInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
Co-ChairFriends of Norway
Vice ChairHouse Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional Battlefield Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cuba Democracy Caucus
FC MemberTuberculosis Elimination Caucus
FC MemberCongressional STARBASE Caucus
FC MemberCongressional International Basic Education Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Campaign Finance Reform Caucus
FC MemberVeterinary Medicine Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
FC MemberHouse Rural Education Caucus
FC MemberLyme Disease Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional Farmer Cooperative Caucus
FC MemberHouse Specialty Crops Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberCongressional Soccer Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Ireland Caucus
FC MemberCongressional ALS Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Voting Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers
FC MemberCongressional Hockey Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Baby Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dairy Farmers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-China Working Group
FC MemberJoint Congressional Arctic Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
FC MemberGreen Schools Caucus
FC MemberSudan and South Sudan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Task Force
FC MemberCongressional STEAM Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Small Business Caucus
FC MemberIndependent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberThe Law Enforcement Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Native American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bicameral High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


Betty McCollum is a Democrat serving her eleventh term in the United States House of Representatives, representing the families of Minnesota's Fourth District. In 2000, Congresswoman McCollum made history as only the second Minnesota woman elected to serve in Congress since statehood in 1858. McCollum represents the residents of Minnesota's capital city, St. Paul, as well as all of Ramsey County and most of Washington County. Throughout her career in public service, Congresswoman McCollum has been a champion for excellence in education, protecting the environment, expanding health care access, and robust international engagement that prioritizes diplomacy and development, along with a strong national defense. In the 117th Congress, Congresswoman McCollum brings a common sense, Minnesota perspective to her work as a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee where she serves as Chair of the Defense Subcommittee, Vice Chair of the Interior-Environment Subcommittee, and as a member of the Agriculture and Rural Development Subcommittee.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2000    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 7/12/1954
Counties Representing