Congresswoman Gwen Moore Advances Legislation to Increase Access to Federal Credit Unions in Underserved Communities

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Advances Legislation to Increase Access to Federal Credit Unions in Underserved Communities Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass H.R. 2543, the Financial Services Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Economic Justice Act, a package of bills aimed at promoting racial and economic equity in our communities. This package includes H.R. 7003, the Expanding Financial Access for Com...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Select Committee’s Milwaukee Field Hearing and Bus Tour

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Select Committee’s Milwaukee Field Hearing and Bus Tour Today, the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth held a field hearing and bus tour in Milwaukee to discuss housing inequities and economic disparities and see neighborhoods firsthand. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “The Select Committee’s visit to Milwaukee i...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Provide Needed Support to Local Small Businesses and Restaurants Affected by COVID-19

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Provide Needed Support to Local Small Businesses and Restaurants Affected by COVID-19 “Milwaukee’s small businesses, and the workers they employ, are vital to our community and our economy. During the pandemic, small businesses and restaurants faced tremendous hurdles and despite the creation of numerous programs to help them through this pandemic, many couldn’t a...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Passage of the CROWN Act!

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Passage of the CROWN Act! Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2022) – Today, The House of Representatives passed H.R.2116, the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act. The act would prohibit discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Speci...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Announces $1 Billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding to Speed the Clean Up of Great Lakes Areas of Concern Including Milwaukee’s Estuary

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Announces $1 Billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding to Speed the Clean Up of Great Lakes Areas of Concern Including Milwaukee’s Estuary Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is directing $1 billion in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding provided through the bipartisan infrastructure law to accelerate the cleanup of Areas of Concern...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Vice President Harris and EPA Administrator Regan Visit to Milwaukee

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Vice President Harris and EPA Administrator Regan Visit to Milwaukee Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “There is no safe level of exposure of lead for children. Lead is a dangerous toxin that inhibits development and robs children who are exposed from reaching their full potential. Today, we heard a moving and heartbreaking first-hand testi...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Highlights Life-Changing Impact of Child Tax Credit on Milwaukee Families and Need for its Renewal

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Highlights Life-Changing Impact of Child Tax Credit on Milwaukee Families and Need for its Renewal Today Marks the First Time in Six Months Hardworking Families Will Not Receive This Transformational Tax Cut Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Today, Congresswoman Moore marked the first time in six months that families will not receive the expanded and improved Child Tax Credit by call...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Participates in Markup of Build Back Better Act to Tackle Climate Change, Fight Poverty, Expand and Lower the Cost of Health Care, and Increase Access to Affordable Housing

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Participates in Markup of Build Back Better Act to Tackle Climate Change, Fight Poverty, Expand and Lower the Cost of Health Care, and Increase Access to Affordable Housing Today, the Ways and Means Committee approved its portion of the Build Back Better Act, which included provisions to address climate change, extend the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credit...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Support Workers, Improve Medicare, Address Health Equity, and Strengthen Oversight of Nursing Homes on Day 2 of Ways and Means Committee Markup of the Build Back Better Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Support Workers, Improve Medicare, Address Health Equity, and Strengthen Oversight of Nursing Homes on Day 2 of Ways and Means Committee Markup of the Build Back Better Act Today, the Ways and Means Committee marked up a portion of the Build Back Better Act, including the portion which funds the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) programs, securing key enhancements...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Participates in Ways and Means Committee Markup of the Build Back Better Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Participates in Ways and Means Committee Markup of the Build Back Better Act Today, the Ways and Means Committee marked up a portion of the Build Back Better Act, which included provisions that invest in the first-ever universal comprehensive paid family leave and medical leave program, expand access to childcare, and secure greater retirement security for American workers...

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