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...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports House Passage of Keep Kids Fed Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports House Passage of Keep Kids Fed Act “School meal waivers gave schools the flexibility to feed kids during the pandemic, allowing them to adjust how food was distributed and keep our children fed. This quick action was vital as COVID-19 spread throughout communities, it ensured that children learning remotely could still access meals each day. It helped provide flex...

Moore, Cortez Masto Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Increase Access to Homeownership

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Moore, Cortez Masto Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Increase Access to Homeownership Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.-04) and U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) introduced bicameral legislation to help working families afford their first mortgages. The Affordable Housing Bond Enhancement Act makes improvements to the Mortgage Revenue Bond (MRB) and Mortgage...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Advances Legislation to Increase Access to Federal Credit Unions in Underserved Communities

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Advances Legislation to Increase Access to Federal Credit Unions in Underserved Communities Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass H.R. 2543, the Financial Services Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Economic Justice Act, a package of bills aimed at promoting racial and economic equity in our communities. This package includes H.R. 7003, the Expanding Financial Access for Com...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Backs Legislation that Would Create Tool for Federal, State, Local Courts to Use to Help Prevent Gun Violence

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Backs Legislation That Would Create Tool for Federal, State, Local Courts to Use to Help Prevent Gun Violence The Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021 (HR 2377) authorizes and establishes procedures for federal courts to issue extreme risk protection orders. Additionally, this legislation would allow family members and law enforcement officers to petition a fe...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Advances Protecting Our Kids Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Advances Protecting Our Kids Act Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore voted to pass the Protect Our Kids Act, which includes sensible gun reforms that will save lives and keep our children safe. “In America, there are more guns than people. There have been more shootings in 2022 than there have been days. We are only halfway through the year, and there have already been 246 mas...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Protect Great Lakes and Support Milwaukee Project to Prevent Sewer Overflows

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Protect Great Lakes and Support Milwaukee Project to Prevent Sewer Overflows Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA), which supports Army Corps of Engineers’ projects that address flood damage reduction, promote ecosystem restoration, support climate resiliency, and address water resource needs in underserved com...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Fight Gas Price Gouging

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Fight Gas Price Gouging “Democrats know inflation is hurting Americans and unlike Republicans, are committed to working to lower everyday prices, including at the gas pump. I know my constituents are feeling the pain as they are forced to pay more to travel where they need to go. When gas prices are high, it is an expensive burden that Americans have to shoulder e...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes For Measures to Help Secure Access to Baby Formula For Families

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes For Measures to Help Secure Access to Baby Formula For Families Today, Congresswoman Moore supported the Access to Baby Formula Act and the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, bills to respond to the infant formula shortage. The Access to Baby Formula Act will give the United States Department of Agriculture the authority to waive certain Special Suppleme...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports House Passage of Legislation to Improve Health Care for Veterans and Better Support Military Sexual Assault Survivors

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports House Passage of Legislation to Improve Health Care for Veterans and Better Support Military Sexual Assault Survivors “Our veterans courageously serve our country. They protect us and it’s our duty to ensure they receive the health care, treatment, and accommodations they need. Today, I was pleased to support House passage of several pieces of legislation that hon...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022 Congresswoman Gwen Moore voted for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2022, a crucial workforce development bill that will expand job training and career services for American workers. In response, she released the following statement: “It’s time to invest in our workers, invest in career servic...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Mass Shooting in Milwaukee

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Mass Shooting in Milwaukee “My heart hurts to hear of another instance of gun violence in our community. How much more are our residents supposed to take? Enough is enough. I thank our first responders and police officers for getting to the scene. I am so relieved that all the victims are expected to survive. It is abundantly clear that we need gun violence re...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Amendment in Anti-Poverty Legislation to Help Vulnerable Americans Fight Food Insecurity

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Amendment in Anti-Poverty Legislation to Help Vulnerable Americans Fight Food Insecurity Today, Congresswoman Moore voted in support of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Modernization Act of 2022 to provide life-changing, poverty-alleviating resources to her constituents and millions across the country. Specifically, this legislation will reauthorize the CS...

Representatives Gwen Moore, Don Beyer, and Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Introduce Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking

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Representatives Gwen Moore, Don Beyer, and Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Introduce Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking Today, Representatives Gwen Moore, Don Beyer, and Chairwoman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, introduced the Counter Human Trafficking Research and Development Act. Their legislation will create a National Counter H...

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