U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore
Press Release

US Treasury Department Rejects Plan to Cut Teamster Pensions

In response to this news, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

By - May 6th, 2016 04:21 pm

Bruce — Today, the U.S. Treasury Department announced they would reject a plan to cut pensions for more than 200,000 Teamsters, including roughly 15,000 in Wisconsin. In response to this news, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

“As someone who has stood up for labor rights her entire professional life, I see today’s announcement from the U.S. Department of Treasury as a towering victory for our country’s Teamsters. Hundreds of thousands of Americans can now take comfort in knowing that their tireless work building for their economic future is no longer in jeopardy.

“By no means was this fight easily won. Just weeks ago, I joined thousands of Teamsters and their families who united outside the U.S. Capitol to voice their opposition to drastic efforts to slash their pensions. They called on the U.S. Department of Treasury to help them protect their retirement security, and today, the federal government answered that call.

“Working families are the backbone of this country. I commend the U.S. Treasury Department for making this critical decision and look forward to continue working with them in developing solutions to support our country’s retirees.”

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore

US Rep. Moore Calls for the Removal of Donald Trump as President of the United States

In response to yet another defense of the hate groups responsible for the violent clashes that occurred in Charlottesville, VA, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Charlottesville White Supremacist Attack Demands United Response

In response to the deadly white supremacist attack in Charlottesville, VA, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement.

U.S. Rep. Moore Opposes Trumpcare on the House Floor

In response to efforts by Senate Republicans to pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act, also known as Trumpcare, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) delivered remarks on the Floor of the House earlier this week. Below are Congresswoman Moore’s remarks:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *