Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Secure Right to Contraceptive Care

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Secure Right to Contraceptive Care Today, Congresswoman Moore voted in support of the Right to Contraception Act, which establishes a statutory right to protect access to contraceptives and ensures health care professionals can continue providing patients with essential contraceptive care. “Women should make their own health care…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Strengthen and Restore Women’s Reproductive Freedoms

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Pass Legislation to Strengthen and Restore Women’s Reproductive Freedoms Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore supported House passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and the Ensuring Women's Right to Reproductive Freedom Act, which helps ensure women can make their own health care decisions without far-right politicians' interference. The Women's Health…

Moore, Warren, Booker Introduce Mamas First Act

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Moore, Warren, Booker Introduce Mamas First Act Today, Congresswoman Moore, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J) and Representatives Deborah Dingell (D-Mich.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.), and Alma Adams (D-N.C.) announced the re-introduction of the Mamas First Act, vital legislation to address the maternal mortality crisis…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Make Insulin More Affordable for Millions of Americans

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Make Insulin More Affordable for Millions of Americans The Affordable Insulin Now Act requires Medicare Part D plans and commercial health insurance plans to cover insulin and cap cost-sharing at no more than $35 per month. “Right now, Americans can pay up to ten times more for insulin than other high-income countries. Ten times more! People are forced…

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…

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)…

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…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Support Build Back Better Agenda

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Support Build Back Better Agenda  Congresswoman Moore voted to advance Budget Resolution allowing House Committees to get to work on constructing the President’s Build Back Better agenda In response, she released the following statement: “Building back better means investing in not only infrastructure but also working people and families. And…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Expand Education and Training for Doulas and Midwifery

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Legislation to Expand Education and Training for Doulas and Midwifery Washington, D.C -  A bipartisan group of Ways and Means Committee members introduced legislation, The Pathways to Health Careers Act, to expand and improve the Health Professions Opportunity Grant Program (HPOG) to help low-income Americans gain entry into…

Representatives Gwen Moore and Karen Bass Introduce Dosha “DJay” Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act

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 Representatives Gwen Moore and Karen Bass Introduce Dosha “DJay” Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act Today, Congresswoman Moore and Congresswoman Karen Bass introduced the Dosha "DJay" Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act to honor the life of “DJay,” a former foster youth and advocate who passed away last week due to complications from…

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