US House, MN-04

Betty McCollum


  • Supports banning copper-sulfide mining in the Rainy River watershed to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness 
  • Supports the Green New Deal
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned a 95% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard


  • Member of the House Appropriations Committee where she serves as the Ranking Member of the Defense Subcommittee and as a member of the Interior-Environment Subcommittee
  • Holding this seat in Minnesota will help win a pro-environmental majority in the House, making it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level


Representative Betty McCollum is running for a 13th term to represent Minnesota’s 4th Congressional District. McCollum previously served in the state House and on the North St. Paul City Council. As the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Interior-Environment Subcommittee, McCollum has helped lead the efforts against attacks on our public lands. She has also fought against attacks on the EPA’s authority to cut carbon pollution, supported increased investments in clean energy, advocated for ending fossil fuel subsidies, and opposed the Keystone XL pipeline. In Congress, McCollum will continue to be a voice for taking action on climate change and increasing clean energy investments. Representative McCollum has earned a 95% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.

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