Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes For Measures to Help Secure Access to Baby Formula For Families

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Votes For Measures to Help Secure Access to Baby Formula For Families Today, Congresswoman Moore supported the Access to Baby Formula Act and the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, bills to respond to the infant formula shortage. The Access to Baby Formula Act will give the United States Department of Agriculture the authority to waive certain Special Suppleme...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón Lead Bipartisan Effort to Increase WIC Funding

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón Lead Bipartisan Effort to Increase WIC Funding Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (PR-00) led 131 of their House colleagues in a letter requesting $6 billion in funds to support Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infant and Children (WIC) programs and an extension of the enhanced Cash...

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 and Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduce Legislation to Increase Access to School Social Workers to Address Growing Need for School-Based Mental Health Services Among Young People

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduce Legislation to Increase Access to School Social Workers to Address Growing Need for School-Based Mental Health Services Among Young People In response, she released the following statement: “Expanding access to mental health services will protect the health and wellbeing of our children, many of whom need this care right now. The pan...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduce Resolution Recognizing “School Social Work Week”

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduce Resolution Recognizing “School Social Work Week” In response, she released the following statement: “School social workers are essential personnel providing countless services for our young people who face difficult challenges that impact their ability to learn such as disability, poverty, discrimination, abuse, neglect, mental illne...

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 Applauds and Supports Biden Administration Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Applauds and Supports Biden Administration Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “For years, I have fought for the federal government to do more to help our state and city address this public health threat, which harms our most vulnerable, disproportionally impacting communities of color. No municipality by itself can solve t...

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 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 ...

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