Press Releases

September 27, 2022

Moulton to Host Public Town Hall in Newburyport on Monday, October 17th

Salem, Mass.—Congressman Seth Moulton will host a public town hall on Monday, October 17, at 6:00 PM ET, at Newburyport City Hall.   “I’m looking forward to my next town hall in Newburyport this October and to discussing the issues my constituents care most about,” said Congressman Moulton. “The pandemic got in the way of our ability to host these in-person forums, but I’m thrilled that we’re finally able to convene again—and what … Continue Reading


September 23, 2022

Moulton Votes with House Democrats to Pass Four Bills to Bolster America’s Public Safety

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Seth Moulton voted this week with House Democrats to deliver new federal resources to build safer communities in Massachusetts and across the country.  This robust package of four bills provides law enforcement agencies with new tools to prevent crime and keep Americans safe – while bolstering training, accountability, and justice. These bills deliver deeply needed investments in local law enforcement to prevent crime, boost community violence … Continue Reading


September 23, 2022

Moulton Announces Finalists for Annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award

SALEM, Mass.— Congressman Seth Moulton has selected five honorees for the seventh annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award.  The award recognizes a member of Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional District who exemplifies the qualities of integrity, compassion, and unwavering commitment to their community—all foundational precepts of the Congressman’s late mentor, Reverend Peter J. Gomes.  Congressman Moulton and his team have selected five honorees from … Continue Reading


September 14, 2022

Moulton Statement on Looming National Railroad Strike

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Seth Moulton released the following statement the ongoing negotiations between rail unions and railroad management. If no solution is agreed to this week, the first national rail strike in 30 years could start early Friday. "The looming national railroad strike could cost our already fragile economy two billion dollars a day. Forty percent of goods that are shipped long-distance across the U.S. travel by rail. That includes 1/3 of our grain exports, half of … Continue Reading


September 12, 2022

Moulton Remarks at Presidential Event Celebrating Logan Airport Terminal E Investment

SALEM, Mass.— Today Congressman Seth Moulton will deliver remarks at an event with President Biden, the Massachusetts congressional delegation, and state and local officials to celebrate a $62 million federal investment to modernize Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal E.  The remarks below are prepared for delivery and subject to change:  Good morning everyone.  I’m thrilled to be here with the Massachusetts congressional delegation, as well as colleagues … Continue Reading


September 06, 2022

Congressman Seth Moulton and Team Win a “Democracy Award” for Outstanding Achievement in Innovation and Modernization

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Seth Moulton is the winner of the Congressional Management Foundation’s annual “Democracy Award” for outstanding achievement in Innovation and Modernization. This category recognizes offices employing unique or innovative methods in their constituent interactions, communications, or office operations. Office-wide innovation is built into Congressman Moulton’s daily operations, whether that be how his team members communicate with … Continue Reading


August 31, 2022

Moulton Receives Highest Ranking in House of Representatives for Pro-Afghan SIV Policies and Actions

Salem, Mass.— On the one-year anniversary of America’s final exit from Afghanistan, Congressman Seth Moulton has received the highest ranking in the House of Representatives from the Voice for Refuge Action Fund for his commitment to uphold the promise to protect Afghan SIVs, allies, and at-risk populations.  Congressman Moulton has worked relentlessly in support of the interpreters, translators, and other critical allies who put their lives on the line to support Americans … Continue Reading


August 30, 2022

Moulton Statement on Federal Transit Administration Report on MBTA Safety Issues

SALEM, Mass.– Congressman Seth Moulton gave the following statement in response to a 90-page report released this morning by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) outlining MBTA safety and staffing issues:    “The MBTA needs top-to-bottom changes that affect everything from hiring to vision and culture. If we only fix the immediate maintenance and safety concerns, we will be right back here with the same problems in four or five years. The new … Continue Reading


August 17, 2022

Moulton Joins Massachusetts Delegation in Introducing Resolution Honoring Bill Russell

Washington (August 17, 2022) – Congressman Moulton joined the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation in introducing a resolution honoring Boston Celtics legend William “Bill” Felton Russell. Russell was the number two pick in the 1956 NBA draft. A decade later, he became a player-coach for the Celtics and the first Black head coach of a major U.S. professional sports team. In his 13-year career with the Celtics, he led the team to 11 NBA championships, won the NBA’s … Continue Reading


August 11, 2022

Moulton, Pressley Lead Mass. Lawmakers in Calling on Baker to Declare Monkeypox Outbreak a Public Health Emergency

SALEM, Mass.—Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and  led their colleagues from the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation urging Governor Charlie Baker to declare the monkeypox virus (MPV) outbreak a public health emergency in Massachusetts.  Massachusetts currently has one of the nation’s highest counts of confirmed cases. “By declaring a public health emergency, you will have greater flexibility and … Continue Reading


August 10, 2022

Moulton, Warren, Markey Announce $20,250,000 Grant to Fund Reinvention of the Lynnway

Today, Congressman Seth Moulton, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Senator Ed Markey announced that the City of Lynn will receive $20,250,000 in funding to transform the Lynnway by establishing a safe connection between Lynn’s waterfront and downtown, while also creating better access between Boston and the North Shore. The project will turn the Lynnway into a dynamic, multi-modal transit corridor with safer bike lanes and better sidewalks between the General Edwards Bridge and Broad … Continue Reading


August 09, 2022

Reps. Moulton and Escobar Urge Department of Defense to Clarify Abortion Policy

Salem, Mass.— Congressman Seth Moulton and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar are urging the Department of Defense to clarify its policies on access and coverage for abortion services, and to define its plan to protect service members and military medical providers in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.  Since the Dobbs decision, nearly half a million service members stationed domestically alone are at risk of losing access to abortion in the states … Continue Reading


August 03, 2022

Moulton Statement on MBTA Orange Line Shutdown

SALEM, Mass.–Today, Congressman Seth Moulton gave the following statement in response to the announcement that the MBTA’s Orange Line will be closed for repairs from August 18-September 18: "Sadly, the Orange line shutdown is necessary, but it never should have come to this. The Greater Boston Region is a world-class hub for education, healthcare, innovation, history, and tourism — yet our under-resourced, outdated … Continue Reading


July 28, 2022

Reps. Moulton and Escobar Introduce “Mass Shooter Prosecution Act”

Washington, D.C.-- Today Congressman Seth Moulton and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar introduced the “Mass Shooter Prosecution Act” which would allow U.S. law enforcement to prosecute mass shootings as acts of terrorism. It would also enable law enforcement, in the wake of an attack, to uncover the broader network that supported the attack.  The current Material Support statute enables law enforcement to conduct a thorough and aggressive prosecution of an entire terrorist … Continue Reading


July 14, 2022

Moulton Celebrates FY2023 NDAA Wins

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act, which sets the funding levels, expenditures and authorizations for the Department of Defense.  “The National Defense Authorization Act is one of the few truly bipartisan accomplishments by Congress every year. This year’s spending package makes America more secure and it invests more in our greatest asset: our men and women in uniform,” said Congressman … Continue Reading


July 14, 2022

Moulton Announces Launch of 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Washington, DC—Congressman Seth Moulton is proud to announce the new 9-8-8 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will launch on Saturday, July 16th. Americans experiencing a mental health crisis or who are concerned about the mental health of a loved one will be able to dial 9-8-8 and get rapid, free, trained and confidential help. Congressmen Moulton (D-Mass.) and Chris Stewart (R-Utah) introduced the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act in 2019. That legislation passed Congress … Continue Reading


July 07, 2022

Moulton Announces Fourteen Community Projects Selected for Inclusion in FY2023 Government Funding Package

Salem, Mass. — Today, Representative Seth Moulton announced that fourteen projects in the Sixth District totaling over 16 million dollars in funding have been included in FY 2023 Appropriations Subcommittee bills.  These bills serve as the primary mechanism for funding federal programs each year. If funded, these projects will help local communities protect the environment, improve public safety, and increase access to healthcare, housing, and public transportation.  "I was … Continue Reading


July 06, 2022

Moulton Invites Community to Submit Nominations for the Annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award

SALEM, Mass. — Congressman Seth Moulton has issued a call for nominations for the 7th annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award.  Each year, this award recognizes one individual from Massachusetts’ Sixth Congressional District who exemplifies the qualities of integrity, compassion and commitment to community, which were the foundational principles of Moulton’s late mentor, Reverend Peter J. Gomes.  Sixth District residents are invited to submit a nomination by … Continue Reading


June 24, 2022

Moulton Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, Congressman Seth Moulton gave the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade.  "The newly-politicized Supreme Court has stolen control of women’s bodies and handed it to state politicians–mostly men, mostly white, and too many who are closer to far-right ideologues than the American people. Let’s be clear: The majority of Americans are totally opposed to this Supreme Court … Continue Reading


June 24, 2022

Moulton Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, Congressman Seth Moulton gave the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade.  "The newly-politicized Supreme Court has stolen control of women’s bodies and handed it to state politicians–mostly men, mostly white, and too many who are closer to far-right ideologues than the American people. Let’s be clear: The majority Americans are totally opposed to this Supreme Court decision This … Continue Reading

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