Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of Investments and Key Priorities for WI-04

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes in Support of Investments and Key Priorities for WI-04 Today, Congresswoman Moore voted in support of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which funds six appropriations bills. This legislation includes final FY 2024 funding for the following appropriations bill: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Commerce,…

Representatives Gwen Moore and Barbara Lee Recognize School Social Work Week

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Representatives Gwen Moore and Barbara Lee Recognize School Social Work Week Today, Representatives Gwen Moore and Barbara Lee introduced a resolution that designates March 3rd - March 9th, 2024 as School Social Work Week. “School social workers serve as vital intermediaries between a students’ school and home life, whose skills and training help them with a variety of needs, including…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Senate Introduction of COLAs Don’t Count Act, Legislation to Strengthen SNAP Benefits for Social Security Recipients

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds Senate Introduction of COLAs Don’t Count Act, Legislation to Strengthen SNAP Benefits for Social Security Recipients   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore applauded U.S. Senator Peter Welch (D-Vt.) leading efforts to introduce the COLAs Don’t Count Act in the Senate. This legislation would exempt annual cost-of-living adjustments (COLA)…

Representatives Gwen Moore, Nancy Mace, and Darren Soto Recognize Young Leaders During National Youth Leadership Month

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Representatives Gwen Moore, Nancy Mace, and Darren Soto Recognize Young Leaders During National Youth Leadership Month Today, Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Nancy Mace (SC-01), and Soto (FL-09) re-introduced a resolution recognizing February as National Youth Leadership Month. This resolution encourages Congress to craft policies that create opportunities for youth leadership and…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Bipartisan Tax Legislation

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Bipartisan Tax Legislation “Today I voted no on H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024. I see this bill as a missed opportunity to make meaningful tax reforms for both individuals and corporations. While this legislation includes many generous corporate tax cuts, in comparison, there are only small benefits for…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Praises Biden Administration Effort to Remove Lead Pipes in 10 Years

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Praises Biden Administration Effort to Remove Lead Pipes in 10 Years The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed an updated lead and copper rule that will support the removal of America’s lead pipes in ten years. The rule would also impose stricter standards on utilities, lower the level at which water utilities must take certain actions to address…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Introduce the COLAs Don’t Count Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Introduce the COLAs Don’t Count Act Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) introduced the COLAs Don’t Count Act, which would exempt annual cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) under the Social Security Act and veteran’s benefits from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)…

New Bill Would Require States To Distinguish Poverty From Child Neglect

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New Bill Would Require States To Distinguish Poverty From Child Neglect By: Michael Fitzgerald - The Imprint Reflecting a growing movement to tease out poverty from the many reasons U.S. children are taken into foster care, a new bill before Congress requires states to avoid maltreatment investigations that center solely on a family’s homelessness or lack of financial resources. “The…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Family Poverty is Not Child Neglect Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces Family Poverty is Not Child Neglect Act  Today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, introduced the Family Poverty is Not Child Neglect Act, legislation that would make clear that child welfare agencies should not separate children from their parents solely due to poverty. In response, she released the…

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on Affirmative Action

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on Affirmative Action “Diversity is a strength – not a threat to anyone’s prosperity or opportunities. To capture the full talents and potential of the American people, we must champion diversity. Doing so is not only an acknowledgement of the systemic racism that still pervades our society, but one way to help redress inequities.…

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