Make Your Voice Heard – Safely

July 23, 2020

By Congresswoman Gwen Moore We’re weeks away from Wisconsin’s August 11th Primary, and so many of you have asked me how to make your voice heard in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic as infection rates spike in Wisconsin and states across the country. Unfortunately, and unsurprisingly, Donald J. Trump and Republicans across Wisconsin and… [Read More]

Who is next?

June 11, 2020

By Gwen Moore The pain, suffering, and tragic murder of George Floyd will forever be burned into our country’s memory. “I can’t breathe” will forever echo in our ears. Because it’s not the first time. I think of Earnest Lacy who was killed at age 22 in 1981, and remember my son who attended a… [Read More]

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]