Press Releases

June 01, 2020

Constituent Response Time - Week of May 29, 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


May 29, 2020

Moulton Statement on the Death of George Floyd and the Situation in Minneapolis

WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) issued the following statement: "Watching the murder of George Floyd made me sick, and it's hard to grapple with the fact that the last time I felt sick hearing about the murder of an innocent black man was just a few weeks ago. Many of us are at a loss for what to do, yet we all have a role to play in fixing the institutionalized racism, inequality, and injustice that people of color face in America today. For now, I'm listening to … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

House Passes Fix for Paycheck Protection Program

WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) voted in favor of a bill to fix issues with the Paycheck Protection Program that will help small businesses use the loans and have them forgiven more easily. The House passed the bill. "The 40 million Americans who are out of work right now need jobs to come back to once we get going again. Small businesses drive our economy, and it was clear early on that the PPP program wasn't working as designed. I'm glad this got fixed," Moulton said. … Continue Reading


May 26, 2020

Moulton Announces $4.3 Million Head Start Grant for Lynn Economic Opportunity, Inc.

Salem, Mass. - Today, Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) announced that Lynn Economic Opportunity, (LEO) Inc. has been awarded a $4.34 million federal grant for its Head Start program. "All are created equal is our American creed. Equal opportunity is our nation's promise. Yet, too often, your chances of success are dictated by your zip code and how much your parents make. It is on all of us to create opportunities where they don't exist. Head Start does that, and I'm proud to announce these … Continue Reading


May 25, 2020

Constituent Response Time - Week of May 22, 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


May 21, 2020

Moulton Partners with Key House Subcommittee Chairwomen to Introduce Bill Aimed at Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Seth Moulton (MA-06) joined House Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27), who served in the Clinton Administration as Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04), to introduce legislation to provide $20 billion to help states, nursing homes, and intermediate care facilities contain the spread of COVID-19 to … Continue Reading


May 19, 2020

Moulton Rolls Out National High-Speed Rail Plan

WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) rolled out a national plan that would invest $205 billion to build a national high-speed rail network. If Congress passed the plan, the most conservative estimates show it will create more than 2.6 million direct jobs over five years across the country and make high-speed rail a competitive option against road and air travel, modes that Congress heavily subsidizes. Moulton released the plan in a 30-page white paper that includes … Continue Reading


May 18, 2020

Constituent Response Time - Week of May 15, 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


May 15, 2020

Moulton Addresses Georgetown Students

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Seth Moulton addressed students completing their studies for Master's Degrees in Biohazards Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy Programs at Georgetown University. Moulton is the co-chair of the House Armed Services Committee's Future of Defense Task Force. The transcript is below: REMARKS AS DELIVERED | REP. SETH MOULTON ADDRESS FOR THE CULMINATION OF STUDY FOR THE 2020 CLASSMS IN BIOHAZARDS THREAT AGENTS AND … Continue Reading


May 14, 2020

Massachusetts Health Centers Awarded Nearly $16 Million in Federal Funding for COVID-19 Testing

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), William Keating (D-MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and Lori Trahan (D-MA-04), announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Massachusetts community health centers a total of … Continue Reading


May 14, 2020

Federal CARES Act Grants Awarded to Massachusetts State and Regional Transit Agencies

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), William Keating (D-MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and Lori Trahan (D-MA-04), announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded Massachusetts state and regional transit authorities a total … Continue Reading


May 12, 2020

Moulton Policies to Make 988 the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Help Nonprofits Included in Latest Relief Bill

WASHINGTON - This afternoon, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi unveiled The Heroes Act, the House of Representatives' latest plan to help Americans reeling from the effects of the coronavirus. The bill includes The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, which Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) introduced as a standalone bill with Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) last August. It also includes critical pieces of the Save Organizations that Serve (SOS) America Act, which Moulton recently introduced … Continue Reading


May 11, 2020

Constituent Response Time - Week of May 8, 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


May 08, 2020

Senators Markey and Warren, and Reps. Moulton and Keating React to $28 Million in Fisheries Disaster Aid for Massachusetts

Massachusetts (May 8, 2020) - Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced its plan for distributing $300 million of fisheries disaster funds appropriated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. NOAA announced that each fishing state, territory, and tribe would receive a maximum allocation of $50 million and a minimum allocation of $1 million. Massachusetts received $28 million, the third-highest award. In 2018, $647.2 million of … Continue Reading


May 08, 2020

Moulton joins Warren, Massachusetts Delegation Call on Walmart to Protect Workers in Massachusetts Stores

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren led the entire Massachusetts delegation in seeking information about how Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is addressing the safety and protection of workers in Walmart stores in Massachusetts, and what changes the company is implementing to ensure there are no additional outbreaks in stores across the Commonwealth. An employee at the Walmart store in Worcester tested positive for COVID-19 on April 8. In the next three weeks, 22 more store … Continue Reading


May 07, 2020

VIDEO: Moulton Announces Service Academy Appointments

Salem, Mass. - Today, Representative Seth Moulton (MA-06) announced five candidates from the Sixth Congressional District have accepted appointments at one of the nation's military service academies. A video announcement from Rep. Moulton is available here. "Serving as an officer in the Marines was one of the hardest experiences of my life, but also one of the best. It takes a unique person to volunteer for service and to attend a service academy," said Moulton. "I applaud everyone who is … Continue Reading


May 06, 2020

Moulton, Warren, Markey, Keating, Kennedy, Colleagues Seek Federal Investigation of Violent Incident at Bristol County Jail

Text of Letter (PDF) Washington, D.C. - Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA)and United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives William Keating (D-MA-09) and Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04) wrote to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) and Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL), requesting an investigation of a violent incident involving persons in immigration detention last week at the … Continue Reading


May 05, 2020

Massachusetts Awarded Nearly $4 Million in Emergency Food and Shelter Assistance Under CARES Act

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), William Keating (D-MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07), and Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), announced that Massachusetts was awarded a total of $3,994,913 under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s Emergency … Continue Reading


May 04, 2020

Constituent Response Time - May 1 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


April 29, 2020

Moulton, Fitzpatrick, 142 Other Members of Congress and Nation’s Leading Nonprofits urge House Leadership to Support Relief for America’s Nonprofits

SALEM, Mass. - Today, Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to support nonprofits in the next round of coronavirus disaster relief. More than 140 Members of Congress and a large group of the nation's leading national nonprofits joined them in the call to action. In the letter, Moulton, Fitzpatrick and 142 of their colleagues said: "Charitable nonprofits are … Continue Reading

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