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  • Kavanaugh is a Blight on Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Empowering Children to Succeed, Working for Women

    Milwaukee, WI – In response to today’s 50 - 48 vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “Today’s vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh is a vote against women and sexual assault survivors. It’s a vote that tells young girls across the country that their voices will not and should not be heard. “The FBI investigation that took place this week was nothing more than a Trump-controlled sham designed as political cover for Republicans paying ... Read more

  • Lifting Mothers and Children Out of Poverty
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Ending Hunger and Poverty, Working for Women

    Washington, DC – This week, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-4) introduced the RISE Out of Poverty Act, her signature legislation to overhaul our nation’s only cash assistance program for mothers and children. In 1996, Congress replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) – a program that eliminated entitlements, imposed work requirements, and limited education and training. These barriers severely restricted the reach of cash assistance... Read more

  • Standing Up for Victims of Domestic Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Working for Women

    Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6014, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act of 2018 (FVPSA), bipartisan legislation introduced by Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04). In response to the passage of her bill to reauthorize the primary federal funding source to support emergency shelter and assistance for victims of domestic violence and their families, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “This week, Dr. Blasey Ford’s brave testimony he... Read more

  • Reps. Moore, Cole, Herrera Beutler & Sens. Casey, Isakson, Brown Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) and Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced critical bipartisan and bicameral legislation to combat Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) and Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). H.R. 6931, The Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act would supply grants to help states, municipalities, and nonprofits to improve data collection and death scene... Read more

  • Congressional Survivors Demand Senate Leadership to Postpone Kavanaugh Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 27, 2018 Contact: Libbie Wilcox (Moore) Brendien Mitchell (Adams) Nick Brown (Kuster) Tracy Manzer (Speier) Maggie Rousseau (Dingell) Congressional Survivors Demand Senate Leadership to Postpone Kavanaugh Vote Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Gwen Moore (WI-04), Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Ann Kuster (NH-02), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter as survivors of domestic and/or sexual abuse to President Trump and Senate Majorit... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Requests SSA Open New Southside Office
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI - This week, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) requested that the Social Security Administration (SSA) put an end to the undue hardship the Mitchell Street branch closure has caused her Southside constituents by opening an alternative SSA office in the neighborhood. Please find a copy of her statement and letter to the SSA and GSA here. ### Twitter | Facebook | Snapchat | Instagram Read more

  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Water Quality
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Last night, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), which includes three of Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s (WI-04) provisions, passed the US House of Representatives. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “As the old African proverb goes, ‘water has no enemies.’ This week, Congress honored that truth by passing this critical bipartisan bill to help improve our nation’s water resources and fix our failing water infrastructure. In the face of... Read more

  • Rep. Moore’s Bill to Designate the Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building in Milwaukee Passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s (WI-04) bill to designate the facility of the US Post Office located at 2650 North Doctor Martin Luther King Drive in Milwaukee as the “Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building” passed the US House of Representatives. Last night, Congresswomen Moore delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of her bill: Congresswoman Moore. Mr. Speaker tomorrow the House is going to take up and, hopefully, pass legislation that I've introduced to... Read more

  • Accelerating Water Technology Across America
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement after introducing a House companion bill to Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Water Technology Acceleration Act, which would boost federal funding for state and local governments to implement newly developed technologies for supplying and treating water. “Access to clean water is a basic human right; however, our nation’s aging water infrastructure continues to expose millions of Americans to unsafe drinking water. E... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Follows Up On SSA Field Office Closure Investigation in Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – In response to the release of the Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General’s (SSA OIG) report on the closure of the Mitchell Street field office on Milwaukee’s Southside, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement: “In the last 18 years, one out of 10 Social Security Offices has been closed, creating major complications for the millions of Americans who depend on Social Security benefits. As we have seen in Milwaukee, Social Security Ad... Read more

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