Legal Momentum Applauds Rep. Moore’s Introduction of Bill to Improve Family Violence Victims’ Access to TANF Benefits

Legal Momentum, the women’s legal defense and education fund, applauds Rep. Gwen Moore’s (D-WI)  introduction of H.R. 4978, which would help victims of family access critical help and support when leaving abusive situations.  The bill would strengthen TANF’s anti-violence protections and make this vital family assistance program more accessible to domestic and sexual violence victims.

Irasema Garza, President of Legal

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Week of May 2

HOME-ENERGY REBATES: Voting 246 for and 161 against, the House on Thursday passed a bill (HR 5019) authorizing rebates of up to $8,000 per home for energy-efficiency projects.

Modeled on the “cash-for-clunkers” law that spurred car sales last year, the program would last through 2012, cost $6 billion and benefit three million households with upgrades in areas such as



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WISN (ABC) Talks to Congresswoman Gwen Moore about Health Insurance Reform and Deficit Reduction

WISN (ABC) Talks to Congresswoman Gwen Moore about Health Insurance Reform and Deficit Reduction

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Congresswoman Gwen Moore discusses Health Insurance Reform’s Benefits to Women on the House Floor

Congresswoman Gwen Moore discusses Health Insurance Reform’s Benefits to Women on the House Floor.

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WISN (ABC) Talks to Congresswoman Moore on Health Care

WISN (ABC) Talks to Congresswoman Moore on Health Care as House Budget Committee Works on Recommendations to Final Legislation.

 

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WISN (ABC) Interviews Congresswoman Moore about her Visit to Haiti, Health Care and Politics

WISN (ABC) Interviews Congresswoman Moore about her Visit to Haiti, Health Care and Politics.

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C&D prepares for advanced battery work

C&D Technologies will begin renovations and construction this year in preparation for building advanced batteries next door to its lead-acid battery factory in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood.

Company officials said Friday that renovations of a building on Keefe Ave. are moving ahead after the U.S. Army awarded a $19 million contract to the Blue Bell, Pa.-based firm to develop large-format



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Milwaukee kids’ campaign lands honor for civil rights pioneer

The efforts of about 15 first-graders who sought to raise awareness of an African-American civil rights pioneer were rewarded with the ultimate Black History Month activity Friday: a personal visit from the very heroine they have championed for a year.

Ruby Bridges – who, as a first-grader in 1960, was the first black child to attend the all-white William



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Wisconsin Representative Gwen Moore visits Haiti

Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D), who represents Wisconsin’s 4th District in Washington, traveled to Haiti today as part of a five member bipartisan Congressional Delegation, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA).

The purpose of the trip, according to a press release put out by Moore’s office, is to review and assess the humanitarian assistance that has been ongoing since the January

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Congresswoman Gwen on WDJT-MILW (CBS)

Congresswoman Gwen Moore is now asking the state not to punish public school students here in Milwaukee… yesterday state Superintendnent Tony Evers threatened to withhold nearly 200 million dollars from M-P-S unless the district shapes up. Now Moore has written evers asking him to stop that process. She says if M-P-S isn’t able to meet […]

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