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  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Give Students a Second Chance
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Give Students a Second Chance WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced legislation to amend the penalties students face when convicted of minor marijuana offenses. Under current law, a student convicted of possession of marijuana could lose their federal student aid for an extended period of time. The Second Chance for Students Act would allow students convicted of marijuana possession... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of Legislation to Provide Stronger Health and Safety Standards at Border Facilities
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of Legislation to Provide Stronger Health and Safety Standards at Border Facilities Today, the House advanced the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “The humanitarian crisis at our southern border has taken too many innocent lives and robbed vulnerable people of their dignity. We have all seen and heard the disturbing reports of migrants dying in CBP c... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore's Response to Robert Mueller's Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore's Response to Robert Mueller's Testimony Today, Robert Mueller testified in the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committee to address questions about the Russia investigation and the Mueller report. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Five Trump campaign officials have been charged with crimes. Trump and his campaign facilitated and welcomed election interference from Russia, including sharing polling data. We cannot understate the ongoing threat to ou... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Ensure Lead Screening for Children
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Ensure Lead Screening for Children Today, Congresswoman Moore joined Congressman John Katko in introducing the Preventing Lead Poisoning Act (H.R./ 3842) which will help ensure that children enrolled in both Medicaid and CHIP are tested for lead poisoning at the proper ages to increase the likelihood of preventing long-term effects of lead exposure. Currently, Medicaid relies on guidance that all children enrolled in the program... Read more

  • Rep. Gwen Moore Introduces Bipartisan ADVANCE Act Supporting Native American Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Gwen Moore Introduces Bipartisan ADVANCE Act Supporting Native American Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) introduced H.R. 3664, the Aiding Development of Vital Assets in Native Communities and Environments (ADVANCE) Act, with Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10). The bill supports growth and development of Native American communities by strengthening the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program’s incentives for investments in Indian Country. The bill also directs the Co... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Reduce Administrative Barriers that Threaten TRIO Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Reduce Administrative Barriers that Threaten TRIO Funding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI-04) introduced with Congressman Davidson (R-OH-08), the Educational Opportunities and Success Act, H.R. 3800, to protect federal funds that help young people from low-income families prepare for college. Authored by Representatives Warren Davidson (R-OH-08), Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), Alma Adams (D-NC-12), Glenn Thompson (R-PA-15), Adriano E... Read more

  • Rep. Gwen Moore and Members of Congress Return to Texas Border Facilities, Meet with Migrants at Gateway International Bridge
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. Gwen Moore and Members of Congress Return to Texas Border Facilities, Meet with Migrants at Gateway International Bridge Washington, D.C. – Representative Gwen Moore (WI-04) will be joined by 19 other Democratic Members of Congress tomorrow, July 13th, at the U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen and Brownsville, Texas. Rep. Moore and several of the Members are returning to the site of their investigation last summer into the conditions and treatment of migrants at several Department of Homeland ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Committee Passage of Legislation to Address Multiemployer Pension Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Committee Passage of Legislation to Address Multiemployer Pension Crisis Today, the Ways and Means Committee advanced the Butch Lewis Act (H.R. 397), which would address the multiemployer pension crisis affecting millions of retirees across the country. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “For decades, labor unions have been a forceful voice for the American worker, fighting for good paying jobs for Americans including pension benefits. These p... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Reaction to the 5th Circuit Hearing on the ACA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Providing Quality, Affordable Health Care

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Reaction to the 5th Circuit Hearing on the ACA Washington D.C. – In response to the 5th Circuit of Appeals’ hearing on the Republican lawsuit seeking to gut essential health care reform, Congresswoman Gwen Moore issued the following statement: “Republicans and the Trump administration are again showing the American people that they can't be trusted on the issue of health care. When Republicans couldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act legislatively, Trump sabotaged the l... Read more

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on the Ways and Means Committee Lawsuit To Release Trump’s Tax Returns
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on the Ways and Means Committee Lawsuit To Release Trump’s Tax Returns “Today, the House Ways and Means Committee filed a complaint in federal court to obtain six years of President Trump’s tax returns. Since assuming office, President Trump has been eroding our democratic institutions by placing himself and his administration above the law. The refusal of the President, Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to release President Trump’s tax re... Read more

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