Press Releases

February 02, 2023

Newsletter: The 118th Congress Begins

Dear Friends and Neighbors, My work as a Congressman isn’t just about passing laws in Washington — some of the most important work I do is delivering for you right here at home. I'm proud to share that my team and I are beginning 2023 having returned over $14 million to our constituents since I took office. We were also proud to recently secure $16.8 million in funding for community improvement projects that will directly impact the 6th District this year. Our team works … Continue Reading


February 01, 2023

Moulton Appointed to New House Select Committee on China

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Seth Moulton has been selected by House leadership to serve on the newly-established House Select Committee on China. The House voted to create this committee in early January on a bipartisan basis. It will focus on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) economic, technological, and security priorities and ongoing competition with the United States. Committee members will make policy recommendations to strengthen U.S. security and the rules-based … Continue Reading


February 01, 2023

Moulton Joins New Congressional Dads Caucus to Support Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Moulton has joined the newly formed Congressional Dads Caucus, a forum for Members of Congress to advocate for legislation that supports working families.  Congressman Moulton is a dad of two daughters under the age of five. He was one of the first members of Congress to take paternity leave for the birth of his first daughter in 2018, and took leave again when his second was born in 2021. He is a strong supporter of paid family leave … Continue Reading


January 30, 2023

Vote Explainers - January 2023

Transparency is vital to democracy. Below please find explainers for key votes I took in the 118th Congress.   Draft Vote Explainer re: Rules Package  Jan. 11, 2023 Every two years when a new Congress gets underway, one of the first measures to be voted on is a “rules package” that sets the rules of the road for how the House of Representatives will be governed over the course of the Congressional term. These rules set the parameters for how legislation can be … Continue Reading


January 27, 2023

Moulton Co-Sponsors Holocaust Education and Antisemitism Lessons (HEAL) Act

Washington, DC — Congressman Seth Moulton joined a bipartisan group of more than 60 colleagues to introduce the Holocaust Education and Antisemitism Lessons (HEAL) Act. The legislation will direct the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to conduct a study on Holocaust education efforts in public schools nationwide. There is mounting evidence that knowledge about the Holocaust is beginning to fade. A 2020 survey measuring Holocaust awareness in the U.S. found that roughly … Continue Reading


January 25, 2023

Moulton and Curtis Reintroduce the Informing Consumers about Smart Devices Act in the House of Representatives

Washington, DC — Congressmen Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) and John Curtis (R-UT) have re-introduced the Informing Consumers about Smart Devices Act in the House of Represenatives. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introdced the companion legislation in the Senate.  The bill aims to protect consumer privacy by requiring the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to create reasonable disclosure guidelines for products that have audio or visual recording components, such as … Continue Reading


January 10, 2023

Congressman Seth Moulton Urges Speaker McCarthy to Exclude George Santos from Access to Classified Information

Washington, D.C.—Reps. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), Pat Ryan (D-N.Y.), Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.), and Jeff Jackson (D-N.C.) are urging Speaker McCarthy to exclude George Santos from accessing classified information, including appointment to any Congressional Committees that may facilitate and require the use of this information.     In a letter sent to the Speaker of the House today, the four members – who all have national security backgrounds – write: … Continue Reading


January 05, 2023

Moulton Statement on Tenth Failed Vote for Speaker of the House

Washington, D.C.—Congressman-elect Seth Moulton issued the following statement in reaction to the failure of the House of Representatives to elect a Speaker after three days and ten successive vote attempts. “This is getting increasingly serious. We are elected to serve the best interests of our constituents. The actions of Republican extremists, who have taken the House hostage, are a slap in the face to every American.   What we need now is a solution from … Continue Reading


January 05, 2023

Moulton Statement on Tenth Failed Vote for Speaker of the House

Washington, D.C.—Congressman-elect Seth Moulton issued the following statement in reaction to the failure of the House of Representatives to elect a Speaker after three days and ten successive vote attempts. “This is getting increasingly serious. We are elected to serve the best interests of our constituents. The actions of Republican extremists, who have taken the House hostage, are a slap in the face to every American.   What we need now is a solution from … Continue Reading


December 23, 2022

Rep. Moulton Secures $16.8 Million For 14 Community Improvement Projects Across the Sixth District

Salem, Mass.— Congressman Seth Moulton has secured $16,863,400 in funding for fourteen Community Funding Projects across the Sixth District in FY2023. This funding is part of a massive government funding package, which the House of Representatives passed on Friday afternoon.   "Everyday across the Sixth District – and across Massachusetts – our dedicated communities work on ways to improve life for everybody. The funding included in this year’s omnibus will … Continue Reading


December 08, 2022

Moulton Votes to Pass FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Seth Moulton has voted with the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act, which sets the funding levels, expenditures and authorizations for the Department of Defense.  The FY2023 NDAA includes a pay increase for all military personnel and civilians and makes historic military justice reforms. It also extends the Pacific Deterrence Initiative—a $6.1 billion fund to counter China– and authorizes the … Continue Reading


December 08, 2022

Moulton, Markey, and Warren Celebrate $4.5 million grant for Manchester-by-the-Sea Flood Mitigation

Salem, Mass.—Congressman Seth Moulton and Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey announced that Manchester-by-the-Sea will receive a nearly $4.5 million grant to help mitigate flooding problems on Sawmill Brook by the Central Street Bridge.  The grant, which is part of FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities grant program, will pay for part of the cost of replacing and upgrading the existing Central Street bridge, as well as removal of an … Continue Reading


December 07, 2022

Moulton Statement on Removal of Special Immigrant Visa Provisions from NDAA

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) issued the following statement in response to many provisions related to the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program being stripped from the National Defense Authorization Act. Special Immigrant Visas are available to individuals who have worked as translators, interpreters, or other professionals employed by or on behalf of the United States government in Afghanistan or Iraq. “The Senate-negotiated NDAA fails our Afghan allies … Continue Reading


December 02, 2022

Moulton Statement on Navy Suicides in Norfolk, Virginia

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) released the following statement in reaction to reports of a fourth suicide by a servicemember stationed at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center in Norfolk, Virginia.  “I am heartbroken and infuriated to learn that four more sailors stationed in Norfolk died by suicide in the span of a few weeks. This is unacceptable and the Navy must be held … Continue Reading


November 30, 2022

Moulton Statement on House Vote to Avert National Rail Strike

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Moulton issued the following statement about voting in favor of two bills that would avoid a national rail strike.  "Today, I voted in support of two pieces of legislation designed to avert a national rail strike because, simply put, failure to do so would imperil our economy and cost the economy $2 billion a day. The first bill ratifies the tentative agreement that was negotiated by the Labor Department, resulting in a 24% average pay raise for … Continue Reading


November 18, 2022

Moulton Statement on DOJ's Special Counsel Appointment to Oversee Trump Investigation

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Moulton issued the following statement in light of Attorney General Merrick Garland's announcement that he will appoint a Special Counsel to oversee the ongoing investigation into former President Trump:  “No one is above the law. Especially when classified national security information is involved, and especially when the perpetrator is again seeking our country’s highest office. While the former President may prefer to manage his … Continue Reading


November 04, 2022

Moulton to Host 8th Annual Veterans Town Hall on Friday, November 11th

Salem, Mass.— This Veterans Day (Friday, November 11th at noon), Congressman Seth Moulton will host his annual Veterans Town Hall in Marblehead.   The idea, conceived by author Sebastian Junger, is simple but powerful: to provide a forum for veterans to share the pride, grief, or quiet appreciation of life that war bestowed upon them and for non-veterans to listen and to learn. At a Vets Town Hall event, veterans of any era who served in any capacity can stand before … Continue Reading


November 04, 2022

Moulton to Host 8th Annual Veterans Town Hall on Friday, November 11th

Salem, Mass.— This Veterans Day (Friday, November 11th at noon), Congressman Seth Moulton will host his annual Veterans Town Hall in Marblehead.   The idea, conceived by author Sebastian Junger, is simple but powerful: to provide a forum for veterans to share the pride, grief, or quiet appreciation of life that war bestowed upon them and for non-veterans to listen and to learn. At a Vets Town Hall event, veterans of any era who served in any capacity can stand before … Continue Reading


October 28, 2022

Moulton, Markey, Warren Announce $34 million to Upgrade Salem Harbor into Hub for Offshore Wind

SALEM, Mass. — Congressman Moulton, Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that the City of Salem will receive $34 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to redevelop a vacant industrial facility into a marshalling area for offshore wind energy projects. The federal DOT Port Infrastructure Development Grant awarded to Salem will position the city to be a national leader in offshore wind as it builds a … Continue Reading


October 26, 2022

Moulton & Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Ask FEMA for Assistance with Program for Food and Shelter Grants

Washington D.C. – Congressman Moulton and the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation have sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell and Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Chair Michael Lee requesting help for local organizations to find the resources they need to support newly arrived migrants in Massachusetts.  This request follows a letter sent last month by members of the Massachusetts delegation to FEMA and the … Continue Reading

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