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  • Ascension Wisconsin Halts Plan to Cut Services at St. Joseph's Hospital
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI - In response to Ascension Wisconsin’s decision to halt their plan to drastically cut services at St. Joseph's Hospital in Milwaukee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement. “I am relieved to hear that Ascension Wisconsin has responded to public outcry and put their harmful plan to cut essential services at St. Joseph's Hospital on hold. St. Joseph’s is a vital safety net hospital that primarily serves Medicare and Medicaid patients and operates in an und... Read more

  • Reps. Moore, Dingell, Costello Launch Bipartisan Working Group to End Domestic Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Working for Women

    Contact: Libbie Wilcox (Moore) 202-225-4572 Hannah Smith (Dingell) 202-315-8446 Natalie McLaughlin (Costello) 202-225-4315 Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Ryan Costello (PA-06) launched the Bipartisan Working Group to End Domestic Violence, a new caucus bringing together members of Congress and key stakeholders dedicated to ending domestic violence, creating innovative prevention strategies, and strengthening resources for survivors an... Read more

  • Reps. Gwen Moore & Keith Ellison Host Forum on Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI – On Saturday, April 14, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) will join Congressman Keith Ellison (MN-05) and local leaders at a community forum addressing gun violence in Milwaukee. Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on Radical Balanced Budget Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Ending Hunger and Poverty, Providing Quality, Affordable Health Care, Empowering Children to Succeed, Working for Women

    Milwaukee, WI - Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement ahead of the House vote on the radical Republican-led Balanced Budget Amendment, which would ransack Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security to pay for tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires. “This Republican-led Congress has been the most fiscally irresponsible in American history. Time and time again, Republicans have demonstrated absolutely no interest in fiscal discipline, instead passing nearly $2 t... Read more

  • CBC Statement on Trump-Ordered Review of Programs that Help the Working Poor
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) – led by the co-chairs of the CBC Poverty Reduction Task Force, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), and CBC Chairman Cedric L. Richmond (LA-02) – released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order to restrict access to healthcare, housing, food, and many other programs that help the working poor. “It’s crystal clear that President Trump, a man who comes from wealth, doe... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on Retirement of Speaker Paul Ryan
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Milwaukee, WI – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would not be seeking re-election to the US House of Representatives. “Speaker Ryan and I have worked together for many years. We served together on the Budget Committee for nearly a decade and shared countless flights to and from Wisconsin. As he considers the legacy he will leave in Congress, I hope he finds the courage to put the interests of the American public first. “I wish... Read more

  • Rep. Moore: "I Say We Need to Uphold the ACA"
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Providing Quality, Affordable Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – To mark the eighth anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) took to the House floor to discuss the law’s impact nationwide and in Wisconsin. Below are Congresswoman Moore’s remarks: Good morning Mr. Speaker, as you recall, eight years ago this week, the Affordable Care Act became law. And since then, we’ve seen a historic increase in health coverage with millions of people gaining access to better, quality healthcare. Under the AC... Read more

  • Moore on 2018 Omnibus: “Another Failure of Republican Integrity”
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC - Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement after the passage of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018 in the U.S. House of Representatives: “After two government shutdowns, last minute scrambling, and total disregard for regular order, Republicans have jammed through a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that is months overdue. In the face of President Trump’s irresponsible budget proposal, Democrats stood strong, demanding the inclusion of essential prov... Read more

  • Congress Instructs SSA to Halt Closure
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, after language they offered instructing the Social Security Administration (SSA) to halt any further actions until the SSA Inspector General (IG) concludes ongoing reviews of the SSA’s field office closures was included in the 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement: “As part of our continuing effort to put our constituents first, we fought hard to include this language in the omnibus. Gi... Read more

  • Moore and Slaughter Push EPA Administrator to Require Replacement of Lead Service Lines Nationwide
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – This week, during the comment period for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) reevaluation of its Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), Reps. Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25) encouraged Administrator Scott Pruitt to overhaul this regulation to require full replacement of all lead service lines nationwide. The congresswomen are also requesting the rule be updated rule to enforce fair and unbiased testing methods that cannot be circumvented to better protect the h... Read more

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