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  • Rep. Moore Statement on Juneteenth
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC - Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement in commemoration of Juneteenth: "Milwaukee has a long and rich tradition of elevating the song of emancipation to echo across the nation. Our Juneteenth day of jubilee is much more than a celebration of progress, it is a living memorial of the ongoing fight for freedom from oppression. This joyous day is an essential part of historicizing and empowering our sustained struggle. "It's been 153 years since the Union ... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on SCOTUS Gerrymandering Sidestep
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to remand Gill v. Whitford on technical grounds, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “Today, the Supreme Court had the opportunity to rule on the side of justice and democracy. They had the opportunity to guarantee that our representative democracy is built to work for everyone, regardless of race or political affiliation. They did not. Instead, they sidestepped a case essential to the well-being of our r... Read more

  • New Legislation Will Hold Irresponsible Gun Dealers Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC - Today, on the two year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (D-WI), Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), and Ted Deutch (D-FL) introduced the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act, legislation that would strengthen accountability measures for gun dealers who engage in illegal sales practices. "We've seen time and time again what happens when guns land in the wrong hands. This bill takes a critical step forward in preventing such tragedies by ensuring that gun ... Read more

  • Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – As PrideFest kicks off in Milwaukee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement in celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month: “Each year, Milwaukeeans take to the streets to shout out the vibrant and innumerable contributions the LGBTQ+ community offers our great city and nation. As one of the first elected officials in Milwaukee to march, watching the expansion of this joyous celebration fills me with hope for the future of Milwaukee. We march in growing numbers ... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Family Violence Prevention and Services Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington — U.S. Representatives Gwen S. Moore (D-WI), Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) this week introduced a bill to reauthorize services and support for victims of domestic violence. H.R. 6014, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act of 2018, is the primary source of federal funding to support emergency shelter and related assistance for victims of domestic violence and their families. Since it was enacted in 1984, FVPSA has addressed... Read more

  • Rep. Gwen Moore Statement on Tasing and Arrest of Sterling Brown
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – In response to the release of the video documenting the tasing and arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “The video released last night is yet another appalling blow to the public trust and integrity by those who are meant to protect and serve our communities. It is clear that Mr. Brown was not antagonistic or threatening and that the officer’s escalation of the situation placed both himself and Mr. Br... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Introduces Legislation to Create "Green Alert" for Missing At-Risk Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC - Today, in honor of Milwaukee Air Force Veteran Corey Adams, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) introduced the Corey Adams Searchlight Act, which would create a nation-wide third alert – a Green Alert – to locate missing at-risk veterans. “Too many veterans put their lives on the line for this country without receiving the support and resources they need in return,” said Congresswoman Moore. “This bill, modeled after Wisconsin’s Green Alert program, takes an important step forward ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Deadly Violence in Gaza
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – In response to continued protests on the border with Gaza, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “As a strong supporter of the U.S.-Israeli relationship, I am deeply concerned by the renewed tensions and tremendous loss of life along the border with Gaza in recent weeks. As a nation that prides itself on diplomacy, the U.S. should be at the forefront of efforts to end this deadly crisis. However, the Trump Administration’s reckless decision to abando... Read more

  • Facilitating Economic Revitalization in Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Milwaukee, WI – Following the designation of 36 opportunity zones in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “I am hopeful the Opportunity Zones Program, a federal community development tax incentive program designed to facilitate long-term economic growth in rural and low-income urban communities, will bring much needed stimulus to our community. Although there are well over 200 census tracks in Wisconsin’s 4th district that have... Read more

  • Rep. Moore & NAACP President Johnson Condemn Senate’s Shredding of Norms to Confirm Trump Judges
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Contact: Regan Farley, rfarley@naacpnet.org Libbie Wilcox, libbie.wilcox@mail.house.gov Washington, DC – In response to today’s Senate vote to confirm Michael Brennan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District and President and CEO of the NAACP Derrick Johnson jointly denounced the Senate’s decision to abandon its longstanding deference to home-state senators and vote on a judicial nominee from Wisconsin over the obje... Read more

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