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  • Rep. Moore Statement on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Moore Statement on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings “Today, the nation lost a fierce leader and lifelong fighter for the state of Maryland. I’m deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Congressman Cummings. As the Chairman of the Oversight Committee, his leadership was guided by a strong belief in upholding our democracy. In doing so, he often worked across the aisle for the betterment of the country. As a friend, mentor, and colleague, his guidance, wisdom and insight will be... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Tax Fairness for Youth Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Tax Fairness for Youth Act of 2019 Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-4) and Congressman Ron Estes (KS-4) introduced the Tax Fairness for Youth Act of 2019. This bill would protect young recipients of 1) military survivor benefits, 2) first responder survivor benefits, 3) tribal distributions, 4) scholarship and fellowship grants, 5) Alaska permanent fund dividends, and 6) social security benefits, from higher taxes resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Ac... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act “For 35 years, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) has provided funding to solely address domestic violence and support survivors with emergency housing and specialized care for children. The FVPSA revolutionized how our nation responds to domestic violence by addressing the issue through a public health lens and partnering with states, tribes, and local advocates to meet t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Sources of Capital for State and Local Government Public Works Investments
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Sources of Capital for State and Local Government Public Works Investments Congresswoman Moore introduced bipartisan legislation to expand how money market funds can be used as a source of capital for public infrastructure projects. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rule restricts money market funds, which increases the cost for state and local governments to issue municipal bonds. Rep. Moore released the following statem... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Progress
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Progress “I welcome Speaker Pelosi's decision to begin an impeachment inquiry. The findings from the Mueller report troubled me and made it clear that he solicited help from Russia and obstructed justice. Trump's abuse of presidential power did not stop there. His recent calls urging Ukraine's president to investigate his political opponent is the latest example of Trump's lawlessness. The administration's mishandling of the whistleblow... Read more

  • Rep. Gwen Moore Applauds Federal Approval of Lead Abatement Program to Protect the Health and Safety of Wisconsin Children and Expectant Mothers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Empowering Children to Succeed

    Rep. Gwen Moore Applauds Federal Approval of Lead Abatement Program to Protect the Health and Safety of Wisconsin Children and Expectant Mothers The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a lead abatement initiative program for pregnant women and low-income children enrolled in BadgerCare Plus and Medicaid. Governor Evers’ budget included $14.2 million for lead reduction efforts and testing. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Lead exposure is a pervasive pub... Read more

  • Reps. Moore, Speier and Dingell Introduce Resolution Recognizing the Intersection of Misogyny, Violence Against Women, and Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Working for Women

    Reps. Moore, Speier and Dingell Introduce Resolution Recognizing the Intersection of Misogyny, Violence Against Women, and Gun Violence Washington, DC – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-4) joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) in introducing a resolution that recognizes the intersection between misogyny, violence against women, and gun violence. Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), landmark legislation to protect aga... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Give Students a Second Chance
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Give Students a Second Chance WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced legislation to amend the penalties students face when convicted of minor marijuana offenses. Under current law, a student convicted of possession of marijuana could lose their federal student aid for an extended period of time. The Second Chance for Students Act would allow students convicted of marijuana possession... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of Legislation to Provide Stronger Health and Safety Standards at Border Facilities
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of Legislation to Provide Stronger Health and Safety Standards at Border Facilities Today, the House advanced the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “The humanitarian crisis at our southern border has taken too many innocent lives and robbed vulnerable people of their dignity. We have all seen and heard the disturbing reports of migrants dying in CBP c... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore's Response to Robert Mueller's Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore's Response to Robert Mueller's Testimony Today, Robert Mueller testified in the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committee to address questions about the Russia investigation and the Mueller report. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Five Trump campaign officials have been charged with crimes. Trump and his campaign facilitated and welcomed election interference from Russia, including sharing polling data. We cannot understate the ongoing threat to ou... Read more

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