Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Ways and Means Committee Mark-up of Critical Home Visiting and Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder legislation

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Ways and Means Committee Mark-up of Critical Home Visiting and Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder legislation Today, the House Ways and Means Committee approved several critical bills important to safeguarding her constituent’s health and well-being including several proposals she authored or co-authored “The Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visit...

Moore, Sánchez, Miller Introduce Bill to Protect Survivors of Sexual Violence from Unexpected Medical Costs

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Moore, Sánchez, Miller Introduce Bill to Protect Survivors of Sexual Violence from Unexpected Medical Costs WASHINGTON— On Monday, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), and Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) introduced the No Surprises for Survivors Act, bipartisan legislation that will protect survivors of sexual violence from unexpected medical costs. Specificall...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on President Biden’s Reversal of Trump-Era “Public-Charge” Rule

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on President Biden’s Reversal of Trump-Era “Public-Charge” Rule “No immigrant should be punished for getting health, housing, and food aid they are eligible for when tough times hit. I am grateful that the Biden Administration is restoring the longstanding ‘public-charge’ policy and formally rejecting changes put forward by the Trump Administration that were harm...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Benedict Center Host Celebration Reception to Highlight Federal Funds for Benedict Center's Sisters Program

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Benedict Center Host Celebration Reception to Highlight Federal Funds for Benedict Center's Sisters Program Today, the Benedict Center Sisters Program hosted a Celebration Reception with Congresswoman Gwen Moore to kick off its new Community Funded Project. Rep. Moore helped secure a HUD Community Funded Project grant of $157,000 as part of the US Consolidated Appropri...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on President Biden’s Student Debt Relief Plan

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on President Biden’s Student Debt Relief Plan Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Today, an estimated 30 percent of job openings require a 2-year or 4-year degree. The reality is that for most, the pathway to the American Dream means pursuing a higher education or training as tuitions soar, requiring increasingly absurd amounts of debt to be co...

Moore, Baldwin, Pocan, and Kind Request Resources for Wisconsin to Respond to Monkeypox Crisis

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Moore, Baldwin, Pocan, and Kind Request Resources for Wisconsin to Respond to Monkeypox Crisis Wisconsin Democratic delegation highlighted the disproportionate impact on the LGBTQ+ community and need to reduce stigmatization WISCONSIN – Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI-04), U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI-02) and Ron Kind (D-WI-03) requested that the Departme...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Historic Inflation Reduction Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Historic Inflation Reduction Act Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass the historic Inflation Reduction Act, which takes critical steps to address the climate crisis, build a fairer tax system, and lower personal costs including health care, energy bills, and the price of prescription drugs. In response, she released the following statement: “Once again, t...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Cosponsors Resolution to Honor the Anniversary of the Sikh Gurdwara Tragedy

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Cosponsors Resolution to Honor the Anniversary of the Sikh Gurdwara Tragedy Congresswoman Gwen Moore joined the Wisconsin Congressional delegation in supporting a resolution to honor the ten-year tragic anniversary of the shooting at the Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara and its victims. “Ten years after this painful tragedy, we remember and honor the memories of the worshippers who...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Assault Weapons Ban to Protect Our Communities

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Assault Weapons Ban to Protect Our Communities Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass H.R. 1808, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2022 which will prohibit the sale, transfer, and manufacture of semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. Additionally, this legislation includes provisions mandating safe storage of semiautomatic assault weapons, a...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Secure Right to Contraceptive Care

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Secure Right to Contraceptive Care Today, Congresswoman Moore voted in support of the Right to Contraception Act, which establishes a statutory right to protect access to contraceptives and ensures health care professionals can continue providing patients with essential contraceptive care. “Women should make their own health care decisions. Thi...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Key Investments and Vital Resources for Milwaukee in House-passed FY 2023 Omnibus Funding Package

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Key Investments and Vital Resources for Milwaukee in House-passed FY 2023 Omnibus Funding Package Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore voted to pass H.R. 8294, a six-bill appropriations minibus. This package includes the following six appropriations bills: Transportation-HUD; Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and Gener...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Enshrine Marriage Equality in Federal Law

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Enshrine Marriage Equality in Federal Law Today, Congresswoman Moore voted for the Respect for Marriage Act, which enshrines marriage equality in law for same-sex couples and interracial couples guaranteed by Loving v. Virginia and Obergefell v. Hodges and repeals the Defense of Marriage Act. In response, she released the following statement: “Clarence Thomas’s ra...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Strengthen and Restore Women’s Reproductive Freedoms

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Strengthen and Restore Women’s Reproductive Freedoms Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore supported House passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and the Ensuring Women's Right to Reproductive Freedom Act, which helps ensure women can make their own health care decisions without far-right politicians' interference. The Women's Health Protection...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Bipartisan, Bicameral Safer Communities Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Bipartisan, Bicameral Safer Communities Act “The scourge of gun violence has made Americans going to the grocery store, movie theater, school, or their place of worship, worry whether their next outing will become the next site of a tragedy. This isn’t real freedom. America’s nearly unrestricted access to weapons, including assault rifles, has infringed on ev...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “This is a terrifying day, because the Supreme Court has turned its back on precedent to roll back individual rights and liberties. Today’s ruling is not only the end of the federal right for women to have control over their bodies, but also demonstrates the Court is ve...

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