Press Releases

October 17, 2020

Moulton Bill to Make 988 National Number for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Hotline Signed into Law

WASHINGTON - Today, the President of the United States signed The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, a bill introduced by Representative Seth Moulton, into law. The bill will unite the nation's suicide prevention and mental health hotlines under three digits: 9-8-8. Americans with questions or concerns about their mental health or the mental health of a loved one will be able to dial 9-8-8 and get help within the next two years. "When your house is on fire, you can get help by calling … Continue Reading


October 16, 2020

Constituent Response Time - Week of October 16, 2020

We receive calls for help with federal agencies every day. If you feel frustrated or unheard, we might be able to help. We work with specially-designated congressional liaisons to get answers. We can't fix every problem, but we can help explain how federal policies apply to you, what options are available, and ensure that you are treated fairly according to U.S. law. The graphic below shows our average response time for messages and mail to the … Continue Reading


October 15, 2020

Moulton Honors Lynn’s Carlos Prudencio With Peter J. Gomes Service Award

SALEM, Mass. - Carlos Prudencio, a senior at Lynn English High School, was honored with the Peter J. Gomes Service Award by Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) during a digital ceremony today. "Reverend Gomes was my mentor and my friend," said Rep. Moulton. "His example inspired my own journey to serve in the Marines and later as a Member of Congress. Carlos received the Gomes Service Award for his work helping others and leading change in Lynn. He embodies the values that Reverend Gomes … Continue Reading


October 15, 2020

Burlington’s Joyce Deliyiannis Honored for Service to Community with the Peter J. Gomes Service Award

SALEM, Mass. - Burlington's Joyce Deliyiannis, the founder of Help Me Help Someone Inc. (HELPIS), was honored today by Congressman Seth Moulton during a digital ceremony for the 5th Annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award. Carlos Prudencio, a senior at Lynn English High School, is the Peter J. Gomes Service Award winner. "Reverend Gomes was my mentor and my friend," said Rep. Moulton. "His example inspired my own journey to serve in the Marines and later as a Member of Congress. The Gomes Service … Continue Reading


October 14, 2020

Moulton Hosting Fifth-Annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award on Thursday

SALEM, Mass. - Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) will announce the recipient of the fifth-annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award this Thursday during a virtual public ceremony. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 15th at 5:00 pm, and will be streamed live on Rep. Moulton's Congressional Office Facebook page. The finalists for the award are: Carlos Prudencio, a junior at Lynn English High School and community advocate Elizabeth Lopez, a volunteer at the Lynn Salvation Army … Continue Reading


October 13, 2020

TOMORROW: Moulton Touring Campfire North Shore, Thanking After School Program's Teachers

Salem, Mass. - Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) will meet with the educators and students at Campfire of the North Shore, an after school program for students across the 6th Congressional District. The group is part of a broader national organization founded in 1910 and welcomes students ranging from the ages four through 21. The group organizes service projects, runs a summer camp, and offers after-school educational programming. DATE: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 TIME: 1:00 PM to 1:30 … Continue Reading


October 08, 2020

Rep. Moulton Encourages Students to Participate in the Congressional App Challenge

SALEM, Mass. - Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) invites students from across the Merrimack Valley and the North Shore to participate in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge. The competition for students in middle and high school accepts computer applications written in any programming language. Apps can be developed for any platform, including desktop, web, mobile, raspberry Pi, etc. Interested students have until October 19th to register and submit their app online. Winning apps will be … Continue Reading


October 06, 2020

Moulton and Team Earn "Democracy Award" for Best Constituent Service Operation in the United States Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) and his team have won a 2020 Democracy Award from the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF). They received the honor for running the best constituent service operation in the United States Congress. The Constituent Service category recognizes "outstanding practices or achievements acting as ombudsmen with the federal government or responding to constituent requests and inquiries." Moulton and his team were named among eight finalists from … Continue Reading


October 02, 2020

Rep. Moulton Announces $56 Million Military Contract with Mayflower Communications

Salem, MA - Rep. Seth Moulton announced today that Mayflower Communications Company Inc. of Bedford has been awarded a $56 million contract for a GPS navigation antenna system. The technology will be used by the United States military and has an estimated completion date of September 28, 2024. "Since our country's founding, Massachusetts has been the crucible for the tools and technologies that protect the nation." Moulton said. "What we make here keeps our troops safe, ensures that we are … Continue Reading


October 02, 2020

Constituent Response Time - Week of October 2, 2020

We receive calls for help with federal agencies every day. If you feel frustrated or unheard, we might be able to help. We work with specially-designated congressional liaisons to get answers. We can't fix every problem, but we can help explain how federal policies apply to you, what options are available, and ensure that you are treated fairly according to U.S. law. The graphic below shows our average response time for messages and mail to the … Continue Reading


September 29, 2020

Moulton, Banks Release Future of Defense Task Force’s Final Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Jim Banks (R-IN), co-chairs of the bipartisan Future of Defense Task Force, released their final report, findings, and recommendations, following a months-long review of U.S. defense assets and capabilities. The Task Force was chartered to complete this review and assess the state of the national security innovation base to meet emerging threats. To fulfill their mandate, the Task Force describes the battlefield of the future … Continue Reading


September 23, 2020

Rep. Moulton to Host 2 Upcoming Town Halls

Salem, MA - Representative Seth Moulton will participate in two virtual town halls this week. The first, taking place tomorrow, September 23rd at 7pm, is an online Deliberative Town Hall on the COVID-19 crisis. The second, taking place on Thursday, September 24th at 5pm, will be an immigration and citizenship virtual event. Wednesday, September 23rd Town Hall: Moulton is hosting Wednesday's town hall with The Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) at The Ohio State … Continue Reading


September 21, 2020

Moulton Bill to Make 988 National Number for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Hotline Heads to the President’s Desk

WASHINGTON -The House of Representatives has passed The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, a bill introduced by Representative Seth Moulton. The bill now heads to the president's desk to be signed into law. Key officials in the Trump administration including FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and VA Secretary Robert Wilkie have already supported the bill, indicating President Trump is likely to sign Moulton's bill into law. When that happens, Americans with questions or concerns about their mental … Continue Reading


September 17, 2020

Moulton and 172 other Members of Congress Demand Investigation Into Whistleblower Report of Mass Hysterectomies on Immigrants in Georgia Detention Facility

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday, a nurse at a Georgia Immigration and Customs Enforcement-leased facility blew the whistle on what she says are an abnormally high number of hysterectomies on detainees. According to the whistleblower's report, the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga. which is run by a private company called LaSalle Corrections, is also not reporting cases of COVID-19 and ignoring other medical complaints. The full text of the whistleblower's report is available … Continue Reading


September 16, 2020

Moulton joins Hurd, Kelly in Resolution to Create National Artificial Intelligence Strategy

WASHINGTON - Rep. Seth Moulton joined Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) in filing a concurrent resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy. The resolution is the result of almost a year of coordination with expert stakeholders and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). The resolution includes recommendations from four white papers the congressmen created with BPC on Workforce, National Security, Research and Development (R&D) and … Continue Reading


September 15, 2020

Moulton, Trahan, Speier Request Inclusion of Servicemember Mental Health and Suicide Provisions in Final NDAA Conference Agreement

SALEM, MA - Today, House Armed Services Committee Members Seth Moulton (MA-06), Lori Trahan (MA-03), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), along with 22 of their colleagues, sent a letter to House and Senate Armed Service Committee leaders requesting that they retain critical mental health and suicide prevention provisions in the final NDAA agreement. The provisions are a sizable step forward in reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental health care or treatment for suicidal thoughts. "Since … Continue Reading


September 11, 2020

Moulton Accepting Service Nominations For The 5th Annual Rev. Peter J. Gomes Service Award

SALEM, Mass. - Today, Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) invited the public to nominate people in their lives who best exemplify the qualities of integrity, compassion, and commitment to community, which were the foundational principles of the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes' teachings. "Reverend Gomes was my mentor and friend," said Rep. Moulton. "He preached that 'the only hands on Earth to do the work of service are our own.' Over the last few months, countless nurses and doctors, orderlies and grocery … Continue Reading


September 09, 2020

Moulton Statement on the U.S. Troop Reduction in Iraq

SALEM, Mass. - Following the announcement by the commander of U.S. Central Command that the United States will be reducing troops in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 by the end of September, Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) issued the following statement: No one wants to bring U.S. troops home more than veterans who have experienced the true cost of war, but we need to make sure they can come home for good. Our troops in Iraq are not twiddling their thumbs; they work hard every day to prevent a second rise … Continue Reading


August 20, 2020

Moulton Announces Grants for Salem and Burlington Fire Departments

Salem, MA - Today, Representative Seth Moulton announced the Salem and Burlington fire departments will receive equipment grants totaling $173,222.72 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "When I served in Iraq, I learned what it's like to go into harm's way without the right protective equipment. In those days, we didn't have the right armor for our truck," Congressman Seth Moulton said. "The firefighters in our community shouldn't experience a feeling like that as they confront the … Continue Reading


August 19, 2020

Olin Superfund Cleanup Advances with Proposal

WILMINGTON, Mass. - Rep. Seth Moulton announced today that the US Environmental Protection Agency has put forward a plan to clean up the Olin Chemical Superfund Site in Wilmington. The announcement follows an April release, citing that the Superfund site was on the Administrator's Emphasis List, which captures the top of the EPA's to-do list. The EPA noted several of the project components, such as constructing new groundwater extraction and treatment systems, treating oily waste currently in … Continue Reading

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