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 Introduces the Social Security Enhancement and Protection Act

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the Social Security Enhancement and Protection Act Today, Congresswoman Moore reintroduced the Social Security Enhancement and Protection Act, which would make key reforms to strengthen and improve the program benefits so that Social Security works better for vulnerable Americans. Congresswoman Moore released the following statement: “It’s only right that I comm...

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...

Representatives Gwen Moore and Sharice Davids Lead Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing the Crisis of Violence Against Native Women

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Representatives Gwen Moore and Sharice Davids Lead Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing the Crisis of Violence Against Native Women In some tribal communities, Native women face murder rates up to ten times the national average. Despite the high rates of sexual and fatal violence Native women experience, there is a shortage of data on the number of missing Indigenous women. Today, Congresswoman Moore...

Representatives Moore, McBath, and Smucker Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Victims of Domestic Abuse

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Representatives Moore, McBath, and Smucker Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Victims of Domestic Abuse Bill would amend current tax law to allow victims of domestic abuse to have penalty-free early access to their retirement fund. Today, Representatives Gwen Moore (D-WI-04), Lucy McBath (D-GA-06), and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA-11) introduced the Savings Access For Escaping and Rebuilding (SAFER) Act,...

Representatives Moore, McBath, Young, and Katko Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

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Representatives Moore, McBath, Young, and Katko Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence Today, Representatives Gwen Moore (D-WI-04), Lucy McBath (D-GA-06), Don Young (R-AK-At Large), and John Katko (R-NY-24) reintroduce the bipartisan Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act (FVPSA). The bill will reauthorize and expand funding for programs focus...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Amendment to Promote Diversity in STEM Careers Passes House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Amendment to Promote Diversity in STEM Careers Passes House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Today, the House Science, Space, and Technology adopted an amendment by Congresswoman Moore to a bill (H.R. 144) requiring the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) to create 2-year pilot program to support early career scientists impacted by COVID-19. Her amendment would cal...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Statement on Ways & Means Committee Mark-up of COVID-19 Relief Measures

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s Statement on Ways & Means Committee Mark-up of COVID-19 Relief Measures Congresswoman Moore released the following statement after the advancement of key provisions from the American Rescue Plan in the Ways & Means Committee. In response, she released the following statement: “With the American Rescue Plan, we are taking strong action to secure needed relief with working...

Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Diversify the Maternal Health Workforce as Part of Black Maternal Health Caucus Legislative Package

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Diversify the Maternal Health Workforce as Part of Black Maternal Health Caucus Legislative Package Today, Congresswoman Moore introduced the Perinatal Workforce Act as part of the Black Maternal Health Caucus’s legislative package, the “Momnibus” to address the Black maternal mortality crisis. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Se...

Representatives Gwen Moore, Jamie Raskin, and Brian Fitzpatrick Demand the IRS Ensure Survivors of Domestic Abuse can Access their Economic Impact Payment (EIP)

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Representatives Gwen Moore, Jamie Raskin, and Brian Fitzpatrick Demand the IRS Ensure Survivors of Domestic Abuse can Access their Economic Impact Payment (EIP) Today, Representatives Gwen Moore, Jamie Raskin, and Brian Fitzpatrick led a bipartisan letter joined by over 100 cosponsors to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin calling on the...

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