U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore

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US Rep. Gwen Moore: Calamitous GOP Tax Plan Passes the Senate
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US Rep. Gwen Moore: Calamitous GOP Tax Plan Passes the Senate

In response to the passage of the GOP tax plan in the Senate, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Op Ed: What Ryan Won’t Tell You About Tax Plan
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What Ryan Won’t Tell You About Tax Plan

I know Paul Ryan well. And I know what Ryan and Trump are really doing with their tax plan.

EPA Finds Local Industrial Refurbishing Plants in Violation of Federal Law
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EPA Finds Local Industrial Refurbishing Plants in Violation of Federal Law

In response to the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that multiple Milwaukee-area industrial refurbishing plants violated federal law, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Passage of GOP Tax Scam Puts the Well-Being of Millions in Peril
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Passage of GOP Tax Scam Puts the Well-Being of Millions in Peril

In response to the passage of the House Republican tax plan, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, issued the following statement:

Malicious GOP Budget Neglects Single, Working-Class Mothers
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Malicious GOP Budget Neglects Single, Working-Class Mothers

In response to the passage of the GOP’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Congress Must Unite to Protect DACA
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Congress Must Unite to Protect DACA

In response to speculation the Trump administration will soon phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Sheriff David Clarke’s Resignation is a Victory for Milwaukee
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Sheriff David Clarke’s Resignation is a Victory for Milwaukee

In response to Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s resignation, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

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

US Rep. Moore Reintroduces Bill to Prevent Violent Altercations Between Police & Civilians
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US Rep. Moore Reintroduces Bill to Prevent Violent Altercations Between Police & Civilians

"As summer begins and temperatures rise, as do tensions between communities and the law enforcement officials sworn to protect them."

Juneteenth Reminds Us to Continue Our Fight for Freedom
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Juneteenth Reminds Us to Continue Our Fight for Freedom

In recognition of Juneteenth, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

US Rep. Moore on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting
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US Rep. Moore on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

In response to the shooting at the Republican baseball practice this morning, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Trump Fails to Address US Infrastructure Needs
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Trump Fails to Address US Infrastructure Needs

In response to the announcement of President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

US Rep. Moore Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
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US Rep. Moore Recognizes LGBT Pride Month

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Comey’s Testimony Emphasizes Trump’s Ongoing Misconduct
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Comey’s Testimony Emphasizes Trump’s Ongoing Misconduct

In response to former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Exiting Paris Agreement Threatens National Security & Stymies Economic Growth
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Exiting Paris Agreement Threatens National Security & Stymies Economic Growth

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans
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Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans

In response to the release of the Trump Administration’s full FY 2018 budget, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Op Ed: Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion
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Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion

County Jail deaths on his watch disqualify him from Homeland Security Job.

House GOP Leadership Withdraws ACA Replacement Bill
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House GOP Leadership Withdraws ACA Replacement Bill

In response to the decision by House Republican leadership to pull the American Health Care Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

US Rep. Moore Comments on Trump Meeting with CBC
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US Rep. Moore Comments on Trump Meeting with CBC

"...I truly hope our words didn’t fall on deaf ears."

FBI Investigation into Links Between Trump/Russia Highlights Need for Special Prosecutor
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FBI Investigation into Links Between Trump/Russia Highlights Need for Special Prosecutor

In response to FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the the House Intelligence Committee about investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Trump Budget to Cause Irreparable Damage to Working- and Middle-Class Americans
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Trump Budget to Cause Irreparable Damage to Working- and Middle-Class Americans

In response to the release of the Trump Administration’s FY2018 Budget Blueprint, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

US Rep. Moore Introduces Bill Shielding Taxpayers from Funding President Trump’s Border Wall
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US Rep. Moore Introduces Bill Shielding Taxpayers from Funding President Trump’s Border Wall

"...I see both a moral and fiscal imperative to shield my constituents and the programs they depend on from footing the bill for this costly proposal."

ACA Replacement Bill Wreaks Havoc on Women, Children and Low-Income Americans
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ACA Replacement Bill Wreaks Havoc on Women, Children and Low-Income Americans

In response to the release of the Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Revelations about Sessions’ Contact with Russia Warrants his Removal
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Revelations about Sessions’ Contact with Russia Warrants his Removal

Amid reports that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions failed to disclose his contact with Russian officials when asked under oath during his confirmation process, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

US Rep. Moore Responds to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress
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US Rep. Moore Responds to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

"Much like his campaign, President Trump’s speech emphasized flash over substance..."

US Rep. Moore: Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders Demand Strong Opposition
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US Rep. Moore: Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders Demand Strong Opposition

In response to President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant and anti-refugee executive orders, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

US Rep. Moore Responds to Questions about Presidential Inauguration
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US Rep. Moore Responds to Questions about Presidential Inauguration

In response to questions regarding her attendance of the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Trump Taps his Bankruptcy Lawyer for Ambassador to Israel
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Trump Taps his Bankruptcy Lawyer for Ambassador to Israel

In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to choose David Friedman as his nominee for ambassador to Israel, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Bannon Appointment Underscores Danger of Trump Presidency
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Bannon Appointment Underscores Danger of Trump Presidency

In response to the appointment of campaign strategist Stephen Bannon to a senior role within the Trump Administration, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Moore Campaign Responds to Donald Trump’s Incendiary Remarks on Communities of Color
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Moore Campaign Responds to Donald Trump’s Incendiary Remarks on Communities of Color

“Every time Donald Trump opens his mouth, it’s abundantly clear he has no idea what he’s talking about.”

Rep. Gwen Moore Calls for Calm After Police-Involved Shooting
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Rep. Gwen Moore Calls for Calm After Police-Involved Shooting

"We must find a way to strike a balance where we can peacefully point out the racial inequities in our society while recognizing the valuable role police play in our community."

US Rep. Moore Calls for Calm and Understanding After Calamitous Week
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US Rep. Moore Calls for Calm and Understanding After Calamitous Week

“This week, across our country, Americans are once again mourning the lives of those who were tragically taken from us through senseless violence.”

US Rep. Moore Hails Whole Woman’s Health SCOTUS Ruling
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US Rep. Moore Hails Whole Woman’s Health SCOTUS Ruling

"This case is certain to have a significant and positive impact on women throughout the country and I applaud the Court for standing on the side of women."

U.S. Rep Moore on Brexit Vote
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U.S. Rep Moore on Brexit Vote

"While it’s too soon to project just how this will impact Wisconsin, it is clearly an unwelcome blow to our economy, at least in the short-term."

New House Bill Drug Tests Wealthy Americans
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New House Bill Drug Tests Wealthy Americans

Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) introduced the Top 1% Accountability Act of 2016.

US Rep Moore Stands By LGBT Community in Wake of Pulse Nightclub Shooting
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US Rep Moore Stands By LGBT Community in Wake of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

"This savage act was carried out in an effort to intimidate and terrify our LGBT brothers and sisters."

Bill to Prevent Tragedies Between Police and Communities They Serve
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Bill to Prevent Tragedies Between Police and Communities They Serve

Today, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement

US Treasury Department Rejects Plan to Cut Teamster Pensions
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US Treasury Department Rejects Plan to Cut Teamster Pensions

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

Video of Violent Altercation with Student Raises Critical Concerns
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Video of Violent Altercation with Student Raises Critical Concerns

In response to the disturbing video showing a violent altercation between a student and a Milwaukee Public School teacher’s aide, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Local Community Organizations Demand Justice for Milwaukee Triple Homicide
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Local Community Organizations Demand Justice for Milwaukee Triple Homicide

“No one should have to live in fear because of the color of their skin or where they were born.”

Anti-Immigrant Amicus Brief Deprives Immigrant Families of Respect and Dignity
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Anti-Immigrant Amicus Brief Deprives Immigrant Families of Respect and Dignity

"Sadly, these discriminatory efforts by my conservative colleagues signify an ongoing campaign to cater to the most extreme wing of the Republican Party and fan the flames of dangerous anti-immigrant hostility."

Op-Ed: Abortion Clinics Don’t “Target” Blacks
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Abortion Clinics Don’t “Target” Blacks

Only one of 10 abortion clinics are in majority black neighborhoods.

Planned Parenthood Endorses Rep. Moore’s Infant Mortality Bill
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Planned Parenthood Endorses Rep. Moore’s Infant Mortality Bill

Congresswoman Moore collaborated with numerous local and national organizations to develop this legislation.

U.S. Rep. Moore Dismayed with GOP Move to Block POTUS’ Budget Hearing
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U.S. Rep. Moore Dismayed with GOP Move to Block POTUS’ Budget Hearing

In response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request to Congress, Congresswoman Gwen Moore released the following statement

Rep. Moore to Sen. Johnson: Help the Citizens of Flint
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Rep. Moore to Sen. Johnson: Help the Citizens of Flint

In response to threats by Senate Republicans to block emergency relief for the citizens of Flint, Michigan, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

U.S. Rep. Moore Responds to Racially Insensitive Comments Made by Rep. Duffy
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U.S. Rep. Moore Responds to Racially Insensitive Comments Made by Rep. Duffy

“It’s painfully obvious that Representative Duffy’s concern for life ends as soon as the umbilical cord is cut.”

U.S. Rep. Moore Hails Executive Action to Curb Gun Violence
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U.S. Rep. Moore Hails Executive Action to Curb Gun Violence

“I applaud the president for taking steps within his executive authority to stand against the powerful gun lobby and the right-wing ideologues they support.”

Omnibus Provides Much Needed Support for Students, Police, and Businesses
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Omnibus Provides Much Needed Support for Students, Police, and Businesses

In response to the passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill in the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

U.S. Rep. Moore Welcomes DOJ Investigation of Milwaukee PD
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U.S. Rep. Moore Welcomes DOJ Investigation of Milwaukee PD

In response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s announcement that it will launch a collaborative reform initiative with the Milwaukee Police Department, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement:

DOJ Closes Review Into the Death of Dontre Hamilton
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DOJ Closes Review Into the Death of Dontre Hamilton

“As a mother to two young Black men, I am especially saddened by the Department of Justice’s decision not to bring criminal civil rights charges against Officer Christopher Manney.”

House Votes to Reauthorize ExIm Bank
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House Votes to Reauthorize ExIm Bank

In response to the passage of H.R. 597, To Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

U.S. Rep. Moore Introduces Young Adults Safety Act
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U.S. Rep. Moore Introduces Young Adults Safety Act

We’re seeing a growing pattern by cities across the country to use driver’s license suspensions as a means to punish those who fail to pay a municipal debt

Failure to Renew Ex-Im Costs WI Jobs
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Failure to Renew Ex-Im Costs WI Jobs

In response to news that General Electric Co. will be moving 350 Wisconsin jobs to Canada due to Congress’ inaction to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Dangerous GOP Bill Wildly Distorts Abortion Care
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Dangerous GOP Bill Wildly Distorts Abortion Care

In response to the House passage of the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

‘Defund Planned Parenthood Act’ Deserves Presidential Veto
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‘Defund Planned Parenthood Act’ Deserves Presidential Veto

In response to the House passage of the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

U.S. Rep. Moore Praises Iran Nuclear Deal Moving Forward
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U.S. Rep. Moore Praises Iran Nuclear Deal Moving Forward

“Thanks to this comprehensive agreement and President Obama’s leadership, we are choosing peace over military intervention.”

Op-Ed: Walker Policies Will Increase Violence
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Walker Policies Will Increase Violence

Watering down gun laws makes it easier for criminals to get firearms.

Anti-Immigrant GOP Bill Threatens Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking
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Anti-Immigrant GOP Bill Threatens Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking

"I am especially troubled by the impact this bill will have on our country’s most vulnerable and isolated populations."

Rep. Moore to Governor Walker: Proposal to Drug Test the Poor is Wasteful and Unconstitutional
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Rep. Moore to Governor Walker: Proposal to Drug Test the Poor is Wasteful and Unconstitutional

In response to his lawsuit against the federal government over drug testing food stamp recipients, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) sent the following letter to Governor Scott Walker:

Rep. Gwen Moore on Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling
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Rep. Gwen Moore on Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling

“This decision by the Supreme Court marks a truly historic day for our country."

Op-Ed: Sheriff Clarke Should Drop the Act
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Sheriff Clarke Should Drop the Act

He's become the vehicle for dog-whistle narratives that Fox anchors would never dare utter themselves.

Gwen Moore Honors Memorial Day 2015
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Gwen Moore Honors Memorial Day 2015

In observance of Memorial Day, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Rep. Gwen Moore Praises Passage of Human Trafficking Legislation
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Rep. Gwen Moore Praises Passage of Human Trafficking Legislation

“Victims of such abhorrent practices need allies in their corner, and I take pride in knowing Congress has finally decided to get into the fight.”

Rep. Gwen Moore Honors Black History Month
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Rep. Gwen Moore Honors Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Rep. Moore: President’s 2016 Budget Proposal Calls Attention to Vulnerable Women and Children
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Rep. Moore: President’s 2016 Budget Proposal Calls Attention to Vulnerable Women and Children

In response to the release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget request, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement.

Rep. Gwen Moore Selected as Ranking Member on the House Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee
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Rep. Gwen Moore Selected as Ranking Member on the House Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee

Earlier today, the Congresswoman released the following statement

Letter of Support for Milwaukee Streetcar
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Letter of Support for Milwaukee Streetcar

"I strongly support efforts to improve public transportation options, improve mobility, and create economic development in Milwaukee through the creation of a modern downtown street car."

Rep. Gwen Moore Calls on DOJ Review of Milwaukee Police Procedures
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Rep. Gwen Moore Calls on DOJ Review of Milwaukee Police Procedures

Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) sent the following letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division

Rep. Gwen Moore on Decision to Not File Charges in Dontre Hamilton Shooting
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Rep. Gwen Moore on Decision to Not File Charges in Dontre Hamilton Shooting

"It is paramount that we channel our collective grief and frustration in a constructive manner."

Rep. Gwen Moore Welcomes New Diplomatic Approach to Cuba
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Rep. Gwen Moore Welcomes New Diplomatic Approach to Cuba

In response to recent actions by the White House to reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Rep Gwen Moore on the Passing of Annette Polly Williams
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Rep Gwen Moore on the Passing of Annette Polly Williams

In recognition of the passing of Annette "Polly" Williams, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Rep. Gwen Moore Hails SCOTUS Ruling Against Voter ID Law
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Rep. Gwen Moore Hails SCOTUS Ruling Against Voter ID Law

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to block implementation of Wisconsin’s discriminatory voter ID law, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement