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  • Representatives Gwen Moore and Karen Bass Introduce Dosha “DJay” Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representatives Gwen Moore and Karen Bass Introduce Dosha “DJay” Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act Today, Congresswoman Moore and Congresswoman Karen Bass introduced the Dosha "DJay" Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act to honor the life of “DJay,” a former foster youth and advocate who passed away last week due to complications from contracting COVID-19. This legislation would expand access to health care for former foster youth. Right now, individual states are ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge Lead Push for WRCR Act to Support Americans During Crisis and Beyond
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge Lead Push for WRCR Act to Support Americans During Crisis and Beyond Congresswoman Moore and Congresswoman Fudge led a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy to call for the inclusion of H.R. 5271, the Worker Relief and Credit Reform (WRCR) Act, bold legislation to modernize and expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in the next major coronavirus response package. The WRCR Act benefits nearly half of all Americans (aroun... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes for the Heroes Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes for the Heroes Act Today, Congresswoman Moore voted in support of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (Heroes) Act, a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package to address our current public health and economic crisis. In response, she released the following statement: “The Heroes Act boosts the resources provided in the CARES Act to support working people on the front lines, small businesses, hospitals, and local state and tribal governments, a... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Supports Efforts to Highlight Tremendous Efforts by VA and Other Nurses
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Supports Efforts to Highlight Tremendous Efforts by VA and Other Nurses Less than a week ago, we celebrated National Nurses Week in the middle of a trying pandemic as our frontline health care workers continue playing a critical role in our efforts to defeat this devastating virus. I was encouraged to read firsthand accounts about the efforts of nurses at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee to protect our veterans. Congresswoman Moore applauds these efforts... Read more

  • Moore, Fitzpatrick Lead House Members in a Bipartisan Letter Calling for Additional Funds For Research To Guide COVID-19 Treatment for Mothers and their Babies
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    Moore, Fitzpatrick Lead House Members in a Bipartisan Letter Calling for Additional Funds For Research To Guide COVID-19 Treatment for Mothers and their Babies Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick led their colleagues in a bipartisan letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy asking for additional funding for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies In response. Congressw... Read more

  • Representatives Moore, Bass, and Kelly Call for Diversity in Clinical Trials for Potential COVID-19 Vaccines
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representatives Moore, Bass, and Kelly Call for Diversity in Clinical Trials for Potential COVID-19 Vaccines In a letter to the National Institute of Health (NIH) Director, Francis Collins, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Stephen Hahn, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Alex Azar, Representatives Moore, Karen Bass, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Robin Kelly, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Brain Trust called for stronger... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Slams the Wisconsin Supreme Court's Partisan Decision to Overturn Governor Evers' "Safer at Home" Order
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Slams the Wisconsin Supreme Court's Partisan Decision to Overturn Governor Evers' "Safer at Home" Order The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that Wisconsin's Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm exceeded her authority and ruled to overturn Governor Evers' "Safer at Home" extension through May 26th. In response, Congresswoman released the following statement: "While Governor Evers has continued to use science and data to guide his decisions, including in the ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Approval of Governor Evers Request to Allow Online FoodShare Purchases Following Request from Wisconsin Delegation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Approval of Governor Evers Request to Allow Online FoodShare Purchases Following Request from Wisconsin Delegation Today, Congresswoman Moore announced that Wisconsin has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to utilize online purchasing through SNAP. Congresswoman Moore supported a letter with Senator Tammy Baldwin, along with Congressmen Pocan and Kind, which calls for an expanded SNAP program and greater flexibility using benefits, ... Read more

  • Moore, Levin Lead 95 House Members in Push for Greater Flexibility for WIC Use During COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    Moore, Levin Lead 95 House Members in Push for Greater Flexibility for WIC Use During COVID-19 Pandemic Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Andy Levin led their colleagues in a letter to the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Administrator, Pam Miller, calling for flexibility in WIC use by waiving certain restrictions to safely allow WIC recipients to utilize their benefits. “As a long-time advocate for the WIC program, I'm so pleased to work with Rep. Levin and my colleagues to push for the ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Pushes for a Thorough Investigation At Patrick Cudahy Plant
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Pushes for a Thorough Investigation At Patrick Cudahy Plant Several workers at a Cudahy plant have tested positive for COVID-19. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “I am alarmed that Cudahy plant employees worked in close proximity to each other despite the need for physical distancing and reportedly weren’t provided masks until a few weeks ago. Workers at these facilities help feed our country, but their work cannot be done at the expense... Read more

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