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  • Rep. Moore Statement on Acid Attack in Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on November 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Moore Statement on Acid Attack in Milwaukee “I’m horrified to learn about this violent act of hate inflicted on an innocent member of our community. I am sending my deepest sympathies to Mahud Villalaz and his family. I thank the Milwaukee Police Department for their efforts to find the perpetrator who committed this awful attack. No person should feel vulnerable because of their ethnicity or identity. The bigotry and hatred driving the nationwide rise in hate crimes aims to sow division, b... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on the Passing of Mildred Harpole
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Moore Statement on the Passing of Mildred Harpole “Mildred Harpole, a pillar in the community, devoted her life to bettering the people of Milwaukee. As a champion for justice, she was an educator in under resourced schools, who worked to integrate the Milwaukee public school system and used the tools at hand to educate and empower students. Her commitment to equality did not end in the classroom. She then tasked herself with advocating for fair housing and expanding access to housing for i... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on Resolution that Outlines Next Steps in Impeachment Inquiry
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Moore Statement on Resolution that Outlines Next Steps in Impeachment Inquiry “Today, I voted for a measure today to formalize the next steps in the ongoing impeachment inquiry that supports a transparent investigation. This vote protects the rights of the President, allows Trump’s lawyers to cross-examine witnesses and guarantees open hearings throughout the process. From there, Members of Congress and the American people can reach conclusions based on the evidence about the serious allega... Read more

  • Rep. Gwen Moore Leads Letter to the FDA, Urging Action on the Influx of Toxic Chemicals Found in Baby Food
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Gwen Moore Leads Letter to the FDA, Urging Action on the Influx of Toxic Chemicals Found in Baby Food Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore along with 15 of her House colleagues, wrote a letter to the FDA to demand action after reports found that 95 percent of tested baby food had toxic chemicals, including arsenic and lead. Past research findings reveal that even mild exposure to toxic chemicals harmed baby’s neural development. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “The earliest... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore’s Legislation to Expand Education Training for Doulas and Midwifery Approved in Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore’s Legislation to Expand Education Training for Doulas and Midwifery Approved in Committee Congresswoman Moore’s legislation was included within H.R. 3398, the Pathways to Health Careers Act, legislation that would expand Health Professions Opportunity Grant Programs (HPOG). HPOGs provide TANF recipients with access to training and education in health care careers. “Too often what hinders low-income people from climbing up the economic ladder is missing rungs and faulty suppor... Read more

  • Rep. Moore Statement on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Moore Statement on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings “Today, the nation lost a fierce leader and lifelong fighter for the state of Maryland. I’m deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Congressman Cummings. As the Chairman of the Oversight Committee, his leadership was guided by a strong belief in upholding our democracy. In doing so, he often worked across the aisle for the betterment of the country. As a friend, mentor, and colleague, his guidance, wisdom and insight will be... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Tax Fairness for Youth Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Tax Fairness for Youth Act of 2019 Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-4) and Congressman Ron Estes (KS-4) introduced the Tax Fairness for Youth Act of 2019. This bill would protect young recipients of 1) military survivor benefits, 2) first responder survivor benefits, 3) tribal distributions, 4) scholarship and fellowship grants, 5) Alaska permanent fund dividends, and 6) social security benefits, from higher taxes resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Ac... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act “For 35 years, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) has provided funding to solely address domestic violence and support survivors with emergency housing and specialized care for children. The FVPSA revolutionized how our nation responds to domestic violence by addressing the issue through a public health lens and partnering with states, tribes, and local advocates to meet t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Sources of Capital for State and Local Government Public Works Investments
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Sources of Capital for State and Local Government Public Works Investments Congresswoman Moore introduced bipartisan legislation to expand how money market funds can be used as a source of capital for public infrastructure projects. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rule restricts money market funds, which increases the cost for state and local governments to issue municipal bonds. Rep. Moore released the following statem... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Progress
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Progress “I welcome Speaker Pelosi's decision to begin an impeachment inquiry. The findings from the Mueller report troubled me and made it clear that he solicited help from Russia and obstructed justice. Trump's abuse of presidential power did not stop there. His recent calls urging Ukraine's president to investigate his political opponent is the latest example of Trump's lawlessness. The administration's mishandling of the whistleblow... Read more

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