Congresswoman Gwen Moore Re-Introduces Worker Relief and Credit Reform (WRCR) Act to Expand and Modernize the Earned Income Tax Credit

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Re-Introduces Worker Relief and Credit Reform (WRCR) Act to Expand and Modernize the Earned Income Tax Credit Today, Congresswoman Moore re-introduced H.R. 4665, the Worker Relief and Credit Reform (WRCR) Act, to expand and modernize the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to meet the demands on America’s workforce, including rising costs and stagnant wages. Key reforms to the...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Successfully Secures Funding For Seven Milwaukee Community Projects in the FY 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Successfully Secures Funding For Seven Milwaukee Community Projects in the FY 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) successfully secured $4.38 million for seven Milwaukee community projects in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2022. In response, Cong...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Encourages Milwaukee Residents to Attend July 10th’s Free Tax Prep Day

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Encourages Milwaukee Residents to Attend July 10th’s Free Tax Prep Day Congresswoman Moore encourages Milwaukee residents who are parents and do not normally need to file a tax return to attend a free IRS tax prep session tomorrow on how to receive Advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments they might be eligible for. She released the following statement: “The expanded CTC pa...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Named to Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Named to Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth This week, Speaker Pelosi named Congresswoman Moore to the new Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth. In response, she released the following statement: “I am honored to be chosen to join the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth. I am pleased that the Spe...

Reps. Moore and Gomez Lead Ways and Means Democrats in Calling on President Biden to Enact Recurring Direct Payments and Unemployment Benefits in Economic Crises

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Reps. Moore and Gomez Lead Ways and Means Democrats in Calling on President Biden to Enact Recurring Direct Payments and Unemployment Benefits in Economic Crises Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led six of their Ways and Means Committee colleagues in asking President Biden to include recurring direct payments and automatic unemployment insurance (UI) in h...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Announces $193,347 in AmeriCorps Funding for Milwaukee Organizations to Support Anti-Poverty Efforts

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Announces $193,347 in AmeriCorps Funding for Milwaukee Organizations to Support Anti-Poverty Efforts Today, Congresswoman Moore announced $193,347 in funding for Wisconsin organizations, including Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation to support their anti-poverty efforts. In response, she released the following statement: “I know that Amer...

Moore, Sanders, Omar, and Gillibrand Seek to Expand and Make Permanent Universal School Meals

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Moore, Sanders, Omar, and Gillibrand Seek to Expand and Make Permanent Universal School Meals Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) Friday announced legislation to expand on the success of the universal free lunch approach recently extended by the USDA, and bring long-term relief to millions of food-insecure families....

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Leads Letter Urging Use of Online Tool to Increase Awareness of Tax Credit Programs

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Leads Letter Urging Use of Online Tool to Increase Awareness of Tax Credit Programs Congresswoman Moore led 57 of her colleagues in calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department to implement an outreach program to inform users of the electronic non-filer portal established for making the Economic Impact Payments of their potential eligibility for th...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Family Crisis Cash Assistance Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Family Crisis Cash Assistance Act Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Senator Brian Schatz introduced bicameral legislation to establish a permanent program to deliver effective and timely cash relief to the most vulnerable during a natural disaster or economic crisis. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “Low-income families are dispropor...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Would Expand Access to TANF and SNAP to Those Who Are Unfairly Shut Out of These Programs

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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...

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