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  • Rep. Moore Votes to Keep Government Open
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – Today, in response to her vote in favor of H.J. Res. 31, which funds the government through 2019, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “In my several decades in elected office, I have yet to vote for a perfect bill, and this legislation is not perfect. This funding measure is the product of negotiations and compromises with the GOP controlled Senate and the Trump Administration. However, the legislation does fund important national priorities while... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Introduces Bill to Block Trump from Using Taxpayer Dollars for the Wall
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – In response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Congresswoman Gwen Moore introduced H.R. 968, the No Taxpayer Funding for the Wall Act. In the wake of the bill’s introduction, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Last night, President Trump used his bully pulpit to spread lies and instill fear in the hearts of the American public by painting immigrants and asylum seekers as criminals — murderers determined to take down the law-abiding residents of ... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Announces Cancer in Remission 
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Providing Quality, Affordable Health Care

    Washington, DC — Today, during the first House Committee on Ways and Means hearing of the 116th Congress, Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) announced she is living with Small Cell Lymphoma. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Today, as Ways and Means Democrats gear up our fight to restore quality, affordable coverage for all Americans, I feel the time is right to announce that, for the last 10 months, I have battled Small Cell ... Read more

  • The “Great Negotiator” Yields to the Will of the People and Re-Opens Federal Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to reopen the federal government after pushing hundreds of thousands of Americans to breaking point during a 35-day shutdown: “After more than a month of confusion and suffering, President Trump has finally listened to the will of the people and agreed to a deal to reopen the government that is almost identical to the legislation the Senate passed on December 19. We are bac... Read more

  • STATEMENT: President Trump and GOP Reject Democratic Efforts to Re-Open the Government
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) will vote for the ninth time to reopen the federal government and put Americans back to work. Ahead of the vote, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement urging Congressional Republicans to pass H. Res. 28 to fund the government through February 28: “Since I was sworn into the 116th Congress, I have voted eight times to reopen the government and fund critical agencies. Time and time again, Senate and House Republicans have stoo... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Calls on the GOP to Turn Rhetoric to Action
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, upon voting for H. Res. 41, a House resolution which reiterates that white nationalism and white supremacy are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States and Congress, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “Today, I voted for H. Res. 41, because I unequivocally condemn white nationalism and white supremacy. Rep. Steve King isn’t the first or only Republican who has espoused these hateful and bigoted opinions. In re... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Votes to Reopen the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. — On Thursday, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) joined House Democrats in passing H.R. 267, which would fund the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reopen essential services for homebuyers and renters and to ensure air travel and highway transportation are safe for travel. In wake of the vote, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Milwaukee is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis. Too many of my constituents already s... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Votes to Get Wisconsin Families Their Tax Refunds
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) joined House Democrats in passing H.R. 264, the FY 2019 Financial Services-Treasury Department-IRS Appropriations bill, which would ensure that all Wisconsinites receive their tax refunds on time, despite President Trump’s reckless shutdown. “President Trump’s refusal to reopen the government is causing millions of American families to suffer. The longer his tantrum continues, the more people will be impacted as tax season approaches and f... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Nominated for Prestigious Ways and Means Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Ending Hunger and Poverty, Providing Quality, Affordable Health Care, Empowering Children to Succeed, Working for Women

    Washington, DC – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement upon being nominated by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee for the esteemed Ways and Means Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives: “I am honored to have gained the support of my colleagues to be impaneled on the Ways and Means Committee. As a Black woman who rose up out of the depths of poverty to represent the interests of the working poor, I was born for such a time. I was born to use my seat a... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on the #TrumpShutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Urban Milwaukee – Congresswoman Washington, D.C. -- Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement in response to the partial government shutdown, which began at midnight: Read more

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