Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports House Passage of Legislation to Improve Health Care for Veterans and Better Support Military Sexual Assault Survivors

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Supports House Passage of Legislation to Improve Health Care for Veterans and Better Support Military Sexual Assault Survivors “Our veterans courageously serve our country. They protect us and it’s our duty to ensure they receive the health care, treatment, and accommodations they need. Today, I was pleased to support House passage of several pieces of legislation that hon...

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...

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 that would ...

Bipartisan Legislation to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse Passes House

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Bipartisan Legislation to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse Passes House Legislation to amend current tax law to allow victims of domestic abuse to have penalty-free early access to their retirement fund advances. Washington, D.C. — Today, legislation introduced by Representatives Gwen Moore (D-WI-04), Lucy McBath (D-GA-06), and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA-11) was approved by the House of Representative...

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 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,...

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