Gwen Moore Archives

Representative Evan Goyke and family host annual campaign rally and cookout

August 8, 2019

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, State Representative Evan Goyke (upper photo, center) and his wife, Gaby hosted a Campaign Rally and cookout in the backyard of their home in the 18th district on 27th and Wells Streets. Evan was joined by numerous supporters, family and neighbors, and even fellow Democrats like Congresswoman Gwen Moore (inset… [Read More]

After 42 years of community work, MacArthur (Mac) Weddle celebrates retirement

July 4, 2019

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Northcott Neighborhood House and Double B Entertainment presented, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye,” a celebration in honor of community leader MacArthur (Mac) Weddle’s (right) retirement. The retirement celebration, which also served as a fundraiser for the Northcott Neighborhood House, was held at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin… [Read More]

Rep. Gwen Moore says she has cancer, it’s in remission

January 31, 2019

Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore says she has cancer and it’s in remission. The 67-year-old Moore announced Tuesday, January 29, 2019, during a congressional committee hearing that she has been battling small cell lymphoma for the past 10 months. Moore said it’s a cancer she will live with for the rest of her life, but… [Read More]

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]

Changing of the guard during Wisconsin mid-term elections

November 8, 2018

An eight-year reign of Republican dominance and political muscle in Wisconsin came to an end Tuesday, November 6, 2018, when Democrat Tony Evers defeated Republican Gov. Scott Walker, the central figure in Wisconsin politics for more than a decade. And his running mate, former state Rep. Mandela Barnes, will become the state’s first African American… [Read More]

Former President Barack Obama speaks at North Division High School

November 1, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018, former President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee, WI to help Democratic candidates drum up votes for the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Obama, along with the Democratic candidates, spoke to a crowd of 4,000 at North Division High School, located in the 53206 zip code in which Lt…. [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]

Democratic candidates perform well in primary election

August 16, 2018

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Wisconsinites all over the state went out to vote in the fall primary election. The voter turnout reached almost a million voters, with an overwhelming number of those being Democratic voters. That is not surprising with anti-Republican sentiment running high since Donald Trump’s presidential win in 2016. Two of the… [Read More]

Congresswoman Gwen Moore and members of U.S. Congress meet those on the frontline in the fight against poverty in Milwaukee

July 12, 2018

On Friday, June 29, 2018, Congresswoman Gwen Moore was joined by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (DMD) and Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) on their “Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour,” a tour of agencies and community leaders in Milwaukee, who are on the front… [Read More]

Reps. Gwen Moore and Keith Ellison host forum on gun violence

April 19, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) hosted “Misery in Our Midst: A Forum on Gun Violence,” at Sojourner Family Peace Center, 619 West Walnut Street. The forum discussed many different topics related to gun violence and its prevention, including the link between domestic violence and gun violence… [Read More]