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  • 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

  • SATURDAY: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Joins Congresswoman Gwen Moore to Sound the Alarm on GOP Health Care Sabotage
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI – On Saturday, July 21st at 11am CT, Congresswoman Moore and Democratic Leader Pelosi will join Citizen Action Wisconsin and local leaders to stand in opposition to Republican attacks on Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act, which threaten millions of Americans whose health and wellbeing depends on quality and affordable health coverage. WHAT: Press Conference on GOP ACA, Medicaid, and Medicare Sabotage WHO: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) Congresswoman Gwen Moore... Read more

  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Provide Relief for Community Investment Adviser Firms
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Consumers and Wall Street Reform

    Washington, DC –Today, in response to the House’s passage of her bill, the Investment Adviser Regulatory Flexibility Improvement Act, as part of a bipartisan legislative package intended to reform regulations for small and local businesses, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement: “A strong and vibrant economy depends on modernized laws and regulations that reflect the needs of Main Street Americans. My bipartisan bill, the Investment Adviser Regulatory Flexibility Impr... Read more

  • Rep. Moore: Trump-Putin ‘Summit’ a Disaster for the US
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Working for Women

    Washington, DC – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement upon the conclusion of President Trump’s joint press conference with Russian President Putin: “Today’s display in Helsinki was nothing less than a complete capitulation to a dictator who directed a cyber war on the United States’ sovereignty and self-determination. Any president fit to serve would have honored his oath of office to protect the homeland by confronting Putin for his crimes and identifying his contin... Read more

  • Second Leg of Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour Concludes in Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI – Yesterday, upon the conclusion of the second leg of the Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), and Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity Chair, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) released the following statement: “Today, I was honored to have Reps. Lee and Hoyer join me on a tour of some of Milwaukee’s most innovative anti-poverty programs,” said Congresswoman Moore. "In the... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Announces Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour in Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) hosts Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity Chair, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) in Milwaukee for the second stop of their Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour on Friday, June 29. On the tour, the Members of Congress will hear directly from community leaders and Americans on the front lines of the national poverty epidemic. The Members will visit sites across M... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Fights to Decriminalize Poverty and Keep Families Together
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – In honor of National Reunification Month, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) introduced H.R. 6233, the Family Poverty is Not Child Neglect Act, to prohibit the use of federal funds to rip families apart solely based on poverty. “The condition of impoverishment should never be used as justification for tearing children from their parent's arms," said Congresswoman Moore. "The vast majority of children end up in the child welfare system not because of abuse, but because of symptoms ... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Travels to Texas Border With Over 20 Members of Congress to Investigate Trump/Sessions Family Separation Policy
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) will join more than 20 other Democratic Members of Congress on Saturday, June 23, at the U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen and Brownsville, Texas. The group, including members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group will speak to children and parents that have been ripped apart by President Donald Trump’s cruel zero-tolerance policy. Who: Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) Rep. Lois... Read more

  • 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

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