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Rep. Moore’s bill honoring Vel R. Phillips’s legacy is signed into law

December 13, 2018

Last week, Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s (WI-04) bill to designate the US Post Office located at 2650 North Doctor Martin Luther King Drive in Milwaukee as the “Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building” was signed into law. Vel Phillips inspired profound activism in the City of Milwaukee. Her movement influenced the congressional fair housing debates and… [Read More]

House passes Rep. Moore’s bill to designate Vel R. Phillips post office building

September 27, 2018

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s (WI-04) bill to designate the facility of the US Post Office located at 2650 North Doctor Martin Luther King Drive in Milwaukee as the “Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building” passed the US House of Representatives. Congresswomen Moore delivered the following remarks on the House floor in… [Read More]