Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Protect Great Lakes and Support Milwaukee Project to Prevent Sewer Overflows

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes to Protect Great Lakes and Support Milwaukee Project to Prevent Sewer Overflows Today, Congresswoman Moore voted to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA), which supports Army Corps of Engineers’ projects that address flood damage reduction, promote ecosystem restoration, support climate resiliency, and address water resource needs in underserved com...

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 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 the passage of the FY ...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Provisions to Expand Economic Opportunity and Green Public Transit in Infrastructure Package

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Secures Provisions to Expand Economic Opportunity and Green Public Transit in Infrastructure Package Today, Congresswoman Moore voted in support of the INVEST in America Act, which includes several of her amendments. She released the following statement: “We need to make sure equity guides every transportation policy, so that no community gets left behind. The INVEST Act s...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Climate Summit

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Climate Summit Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “On day one, President Biden made a commitment to fighting climate change by reinstating the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement. He continues to show tremendous leadership by engaging other world leaders at the Climate Summit, which is critical because addressing the climate crisis requ...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds President Biden’s American Jobs Plan “President Biden is meeting the moment’s need for a stronger economy to continue building back better. Our infrastructure is in real need of investment and this plan will address those needs while creating jobs and working to tackle the climate crisis. For years, I have been working to secure funding to address our nation’s wat...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Named to House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Named to House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Congresswoman Moore was named to House Science, Space, and Technology and serves on Research & Technology Subcommittee and the Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee. In response, she released the following statement: “I am so thrilled to join the Science, Space, and Technology Committee! This new committee assignm...

Rep. Moore Leads Call for Administration to Provide Full Funding for Programs to Prevent Combined Sewer Overflows in FY 2021 Budget

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Rep. Moore Leads Call for Administration to Provide Full Funding for Programs to Prevent Combined Sewer Overflows in FY 2021 Budget WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, January 24, Congresswoman Gwen Moore led a bipartisan call for Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to make a budget request for no less than $500 million in funding for the EPA’s Sewer Overflow and ...

Congresswoman Moore’s Amendments in the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act Pass the House

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Congresswoman Moore’s Amendments in the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act Pass the House Today, Congresswoman Moore voted for the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act, which includes ten bills to ensure that coastal communities are properly prepared to address the climate crisis. The package, as passed, includes two amendments offered by Congresswoman Moore to guar...

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