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  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Tom Cole Introduce Legislation to Bring Tax Parity to Programs that Address Health Professional Shortages for Native Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Tom Cole Introduce Legislation to Bring Tax Parity to Programs that Address Health Professional Shortages for Native Americans The Indian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act of 2020 would eliminate tax on awards under the Indian Health Professions Scholarships Program and payments made under the Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program, like other government-support programs including the National Health Service Corps loan repayment pro... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Statement on Unemployment Claims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Statement on Unemployment Claims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic In response to the Department of Labor’s weekly unemployment claim statistic released today, revealing that 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance last week, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “The two-week number of unemployment claims now stands at approximately 10 million, which puts the two-week job loss on scale with an entire two years of the Great Recession. This health and ec... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Applauds the Passage of Families & Workers-First Coronavirus Response Package
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Applauds the Passage of Families & Workers-First Coronavirus Response Package “The coronavirus pandemic demands urgent action to bolster our health care response, support small businesses, working Americans and families, stabilize our economy and equip state, local and tribal governments with the resources to respond to this public health crisis. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act takes meaningful steps to address these needs. Unfortunately, more t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Calls for an Expanded List of WIC-Approved Food to Support Families During Coronavirus Outbreak
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Calls for an Expanded List of WIC-Approved Food to Support Families During Coronavirus Outbreak Congresswoman Moore joined her colleagues in sending a letter to USDA Secretary Perdue, calling for an expanded list of “WIC” approved foods to support Americans during the pandemic. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “During this pandemic, families who rely on WIC are increasingly at risk for food insecurity as grocery store shelves empty because th... Read more

  • Representatives Moore, García Urge Support for Public Transportation Agencies and their Workforce During Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representatives Moore, García Urge Support for Public Transportation Agencies and their Workforce During Coronavirus Pandemic Milwaukee, WI - Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) led 52 Members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to support public transportation agencies, including their workers, in any future stimulus packages to address the COVID-19 public health emergency. “Many Americans are staying in their homes to follow guidance by public health o... Read more

  • Reps. Moore, García, Cisneros, and Speier Advocate for Small Business Grants, Not Just Loans, and Relief for Minority-Owned Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2020 | Preview rr

    Reps. Moore, García, Cisneros, and Speier Advocate for Small Business Grants, Not Just Loans, and Relief for Minority-Owned Small Businesses Any relief package must help all small businesses, including minority owned small businesses, recover, not put them in debt Milwaukee WI - Today, Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Gil Cisneros (CA-39), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) along with 32 Members of Congress urged leaders in the House and Senate to consider providing grants... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Statement on Coronavirus Exposure
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Statement on Coronavirus Exposure “Last night, I was informed that someone I came into contact with on March 8th tested positive for COVID-19. I did not physically contact this individual and I consulted with the Office of the Attending Physician, who informed me that my risk for contracting COVID-19 is low. While I have not shown any symptoms, I will follow guidance from public health officials and practice social distancing and self-quarantine to protect others from potenti... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Backs Legislation to Support Americans Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Backs Legislation to Support Americans Amid Coronavirus Outbreak “A public health crisis requires real leadership from the government and a comprehensive plan to support the American people. The impact of the coronavirus is already disrupting lives and will continue to affect people’s health and economic stability. And this impact has been exacerbated by inconsistent and conflicting information coming from this Administration. I understand that not every worker can work from ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Joins Black Maternal Health Caucus in Supporting Legislation to Diversify the Maternal Health Workforce
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Joins Black Maternal Health Caucus in Supporting Legislation to Diversify the Maternal Health Workforce Today, Congresswoman Moore joined the Black Maternal Health Caucus at a press conference on the introduction of H.R. 6164, the Perinatal Workforce Act as part of the Black Maternal Health legislative package to address the Black maternal mortality crisis. Congresswoman Moore’s legislation provides funding to grow and diversify the maternal care workforce. “Our perinatal hea... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Supports Legislation to Honor the Contributions of the All Black, Female “Six Triple Eight” Battalion of World War II
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Supports Legislation to Honor the Contributions of the All Black, Female “Six Triple Eight” Battalion of World War II WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Moore supported Congressman Anthony G. Brown’s resolution, H.Res. 867, honoring the service of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. An all-black, all female battalion, they were deployed during World War II at a time when there was a significant shortage of postal workers across the European Theater. The 6888th was th... Read more

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