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July 28, 2022

Rep. Moulton featured on Amanpour and Company for work on 988 and larger mental health mission

On last night's episode of Amanpour & Company, Congressman Moulton spoke with journalist Michel Martin about the 988 lifeline and his larger mission to reform American mental health care.                    … Continue Reading

May 03, 2022

Rep. Moulton Discusses Situation in Ukraine with MSNBC and FOX News

On April 29th, Congressman Moulton joined MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss the recent proposal by President Biden to liquidate seized assets of Russian oligarchs and donate the funds to Ukraine. Congressman Moulton's Yachts for Ukraine legislation also calls for the transfer of seized assets to support Ukraine's humanitarian and rebuilding efforts.      Congressman Moulton also recently joined FOX News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" to discuss the latest on the … Continue Reading

January 07, 2022

Moulton thrilled by GMGI's progress

by Ethan Forman

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Salem, joined local officials, including newly installed Mayor Greg Verga, during a tour of the nonprofit Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute's waterfront facility on Main Street. There, he learned how the institute is making a difference when it comes to spurring marine biotech research in this 399-year-old seaport undergoing a sea change from its legacy fishing industry to a community able to attract life sciences companies. He saw firsthand programs that will be … Continue Reading

January 06, 2022

'Never Imagined It Happening In Washington,' Rep. Seth Moulton On First Anniversary Of January 6 Attack At US Capitol

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January 06, 2022

Seth Moulton visits biotech hub in Gloucester

by Amy Sokolow

Gloucester is aiming to be the state's next big biotech hub. Democratic U.S. Congressman Seth Moulton, joined by state Sen. Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester and state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante, D-Gloucester, paid a visit to the Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute Thursday to glimpse the future. "It's not going to take over for downtown Cambridge," Moulton said, "but it's going to provide a different environment that's very complementary and important and independent." According to the institute's … Continue Reading

January 06, 2022

Reflecting on the insurrection, one year later

Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton was there one year ago today, when insurrections stormed the U.S. Capitol. He joins us to reflect on that experience, and to discuss how we've progressed as a nation since then. Later, Moulton will be joined by David Gergen, an advisor to four former U.S. Presidents, and the founding director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he is a professor, to talk about the path forward. Find clip of interview … Continue Reading

December 14, 2021

Moulton, Trahan seek tougher penalties against storage companies who sell belongings of servicemembers

by Shelley Murphy

Two years ago, Air Force Technical Sergeant Charles Cornacchio lost nearly everything he owned when a Billerica storage company auctioned his belongings to the highest bidder while he was deployed to the Middle East. Now, US Representative Seth Moulton, a Salem Democrat and combat veteran, is calling for tougher penalties, including lengthy prison terms for repeat offenders, against companies that illegally sell the possessions of military members on active duty. On Tuesday Moulton and US … Continue Reading

December 14, 2021

House lawmakers push Biden administration to do more to deter Russian aggression against Ukraine

by Kylie Atwood, Jennifer Hansler and Nicole Gaouette

(CNN) US lawmakers who have just returned from a trip to Ukraine are urging the Biden administration to take proactive steps to prevent further Russian aggression toward the country and to be prepared to place "extreme sanctions" on Moscow if it moves militarily against its neighbor. Some of the lawmakers, part of a three-day bipartisan delegation, are recommending cutting off Russia from financial markets if it invades Ukraine. Other lawmakers say that in the meantime the administration … Continue Reading

December 14, 2021

Rep. Moulton’s plan to defend Ukraine from Russia

by Alexander Ward and Quint Forgey

Rep. SETH MOULTON (D-Mass.) is worried the United States isn't doing enough to deter Russian President VLADIMIR PUTIN from launching a renewed invasion of Ukraine. After a whirlwind Saturday-to-Monday trip to Ukraine, in which he met with local and U.S. officials alongside four other lawmakers, the retired Marine and current House Armed Services Committee member told NatSec Daily what he heard was "concerning." "In many ways, we're taking the right approach, but we need to move more … Continue Reading

November 15, 2021

This sailor asked for help with his struggles. The Navy didn’t give it to him.

by Petula Dvorak

In the suicide note that Kenny Santiago posted to social media before killing himself on the National Mall last week, he said he felt alone. In death, he was not. The rate of suicide is increasing among active-duty ranks, as the military community faces a pandemic along with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. But it's not the horrors of combat that I heard about after writing Santiago's story. Scores of people who read that story and reached out … Continue Reading

November 11, 2021

Black WWII veterans would get G.I. benefits under Seth Moulton bill

by Amy Sokolow

The benefits of the G.I. Bill, often thought of as the path to the middle class for millions of WWII veterans, were largely denied to Black veterans. U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Salem, hopes to change that with a new bill. "Many Black veterans were … denied benefits, denied homes, denied the generational wealth that comes from going to college," Moulton, a veteran and the author of the bill, said in a statement. "We can never fully repay those American heroes. But we can fix this going … Continue Reading

November 11, 2021

Veterans Day legislation targets GI Bill racial inequities

by Aaron Morrison and Kat Stafford

In honor of Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the families of Black service members who fought on behalf of the nation during World War II for benefits they were denied or prevented from taking full advantage of when they returned home from war. The new legislative effort would benefit surviving spouses and all living descendants of Black WWII veterans whose families were denied the opportunity to build wealth with housing and educational benefits … Continue Reading

October 29, 2021

Moulton's Trawl Task Force wins $500K to count groundfish

by Taylor Ann Bradford

In New England, the livelihoods of 34,000 people depend on one answer: How many fish are in the sea? As the second busiest port in the state, Gloucester is home to 436 permitted commercial fish harvesters and 446 commercial fishing vessels, according to a 2021 report by the state's Division of Marine Fisheries. To get a more accurate count of the fish, U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton's Groundfish Trawl Task Force has received a $500,000 federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … Continue Reading

September 13, 2021

It’s on the federal government to fix the problems at the Bedford VA

by The Editorial Board

Representative Seth Moulton is right. It's "on the federal government" to fix the bureaucratic blindness, poor management, and cruel indifference to a missing-person report that was brought to light by the death last year of Tim White, a resident of the Bedford Veterans Quarters. The incident should also prompt the Biden administration to take a hard look at how to improve the special police forces that patrol Veterans Affairs centers, which count about 4,000 officers nationwide and had been … Continue Reading

September 13, 2021

Cambridge School Committee member releases statement following apology from Connors Farm

by Dialynn Dwyer

A member of the Cambridge School Committee and her husband say they are "humbled" and grateful for the support they have received after they came forward last week alleging they were racially profiled and accused of stealing during a visit to a Danvers orchard. Manikka Bowman, who is vice-chair of the School Committee, and her husband, Jeff Myers, detailed the "traumatic experience" they had on their Labor Day trip to Connors Farm with their two young children, during which a police officer … Continue Reading

September 03, 2021

Seth Moulton fighting for refugee status for Afghan evacuees

by Erin Tiernan

Afghan evacuees who narrowly escaped their native country as the Taliban seized control amid withdrawal of U.S. forces are now facing a new crisis on American soil where they are finding they are eligible for government benefits traditionally afforded to refugees. "Evacuating more than 100,000 of our Afghan allies is an achievement but it's only the first of many steps we need to take to make good on the promises we made when we told our friends that we'd protect them from the Taliban," … Continue Reading

September 01, 2021

Veteran Credits Rep. Seth Moulton For Family’s Rescue In Afghanistan

by Lisa Gresci

SALEM (CBS) - A former Afghan interpreter and U.S. soldier says his family is safe and out of Afghanistan, crediting Rep. Seth Moulton for their rescue. Said Noor is breathing much easier now that his family has been evacuated from Afghanistan safely. "The burden is off my shoulders you know I feel so much relief," Noor explained.His brother sent him a selfie from the airport. "He is like I keep pinching myself," Noor said. "I keep thinking I'm dreaming." Having served in the U.S. … Continue Reading

August 31, 2021

In dark of night, family members of former Afghan interpreter escape Kabul with code word ‘Tom Brady’

by Gal Tziperman Lotan

In the dark of night, Said Noor's family members left their homes in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, headed for a gas station where they would be picked up and brought to Hamid Karzai International Airport. They met with a Marine and other families who were escaping and gave him the predetermined code words: "Tom Brady." It was a moment of relief for Noor, an Afghan interpreter for American troops who enlisted in the US Army and now lives in Houston. For three years, Noor has asked the … Continue Reading

August 29, 2021

Reps. Moulton, Meijer on what they saw on the ground at Kabul airport

Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton and Republican Rep. Peter Meijer sit down with Jake Tapper to respond to criticism of their secret trip to Afghanistan and to share what they witnessed firsthand at the Kabul airport. Click here to … Continue Reading

August 27, 2021

At Abbey Gate

by Glen Johnson

The Marines and other service members who died at Abbey Gate on Thursday "were heroes in the truest sense of the word," Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) told Axios, based on what he saw them doing just two days earlier. What they're saying: "I expected to see a gate with Marines on one side and Afghans on the other," Moulton said Friday. "That wasn't the case. The Marines had to go out, amidst the Afghans, with the Taliban yards away with their horse whips. ... I've never been more proud to be an … Continue Reading

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