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  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of the Delivering for America Act
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of the Delivering for America Act Amid Trump Administration efforts to sabotage the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) by removing blue boxes, eliminating overtime, and the removal of mail sorting equipment, which has resulted in delayed mail, the House passed legislation to protect timely mail delivery and provide $25 billion in funding to the Postal Service. In response, she released the following statement: “The Postal Service is an essenti... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Suspend the Timeline Not Parental Rights During a Public Health Crisis Act
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Suspend the Timeline Not Parental Rights During a Public Health Crisis Act Today, Congresswoman Moore introduced H.R. 7976, legislation to pause the federal timeframe for states to file a petition to terminate parental rights for a child and guarantee that states do not receive federal funding cuts due to this change in policy. In response, she released the following statement: “COVID-19 has created great uncertainty for many, causing millions to face hous... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Would Expand Access to TANF and SNAP to Those Who Are Unfairly Shut Out of These Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Would Expand Access to TANF and SNAP to Those Who Are Unfairly Shut Out of These Programs Congresswoman Moore introduced the Removing Barriers to Basic Needs Act (H.R. 7916) to lift the federal ban on individuals with felony drug convictions being able to use Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through December 2022. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “In the midst of a pandemi... Read more

  • Congresswoman Moore Secures Funding to Invest in Our Community
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Moore Secures Funding to Invest in Our Community Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass H.R. 7617, an Appropriations Minibus that includes the Defense; Commerce-Justice-Science; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD appropriations bills. In response, she released the following statement: “We need investments in Milwaukee, especially during the pandemic, to expand opportunity, support our most vulnerabl... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Funding in Appropriations Package to Support Communities in Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Funding in Appropriations Package to Support Communities in Milwaukee Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass the State-Foreign Operations, Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA, Interior-Environment, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations package. In response, she released the following statement: “This appropriations package will support efforts to fight the growing level of hunger in our country, guarantee clean and water in all communities... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Demands Answers on the Deployment of Federal Agents to Milwaukee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Demands Answers on the Deployment of Federal Agents to Milwaukee Today, Congresswoman Moore released a statement in response to the Trump administration's announcement that federal agents will be sent to Milwaukee as part of Operation Legend: "I am seriously concerned. Sadly, I see this as a continuation of this Administration's assault on protesters, which was seen in Lafayette Square, Portland, and other cities across the country. That's why I don't trust this Administ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes No on National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes No on National Defense Authorization Act Today, Congresswoman Moore voted no on the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. In response, she released the following statement: “While I support provisions in the NDAA to provide a pay raise to meet the needs of our men and women in uniform and to remove confederate flags and change the name of military bases who are named after Confederate leaders and efforts to dive... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis Today, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement in response to the passing of Congressman John Lewis: “I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of my wonderful friend and colleague, John Lewis. I was so honored to serve in the House and on the Ways and Means Committee with him. And before I was elected to Congress, I was so deeply inspired by his work to secure civil rights for Black Americans, that I worked ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation that Aims to Bring Parity to Tax Audits
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation that Aims to Bring Parity to Tax Audits Today, Congresswoman Moore introduced the Taxpayer Fairness Fund Act of 2020, which aims to secure the staffing and training at the IRS necessary to support efforts to ensure that wealthy taxpayers pay their fair share. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “As we see the filing deadline for tax return pass, it is critically important to remind the American people who have done t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Joe Kennedy III Call for Emergency Guidance for States Seeking Midwife Coverage in Medicaid Programs Amid Rising Demand for Midwife Services During Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Joe Kennedy III Call for Emergency Guidance for States Seeking Midwife Coverage in Medicaid Programs Amid Rising Demand for Midwife Services During Pandemic In a letter, Black Maternal Health Caucus Members, Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Joe Kennedy, asked Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Administrator, Seema Verma, to provide guidance to states that are seeking to expand their Medicaid programs to include midwife care. In response, the M... Read more

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