October 21, 2008
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., represents the 3rd Congressional District, which includes Johnson and Wyandotte counties, plus a portion of Douglas County.
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Former U.S. Congressman Dennis Moore has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, he announced Wednesday. Following is the letter Moore sent to news outlets and constituents.
Area representatives in Congress issued statements overnight after the U.S. House adopted the Senate version of federal health care legislation.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., said he made his decision not to seek reelection in 2010 because of a desire to spend time with his family, not in response to political pressure.
Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., will not seek a seventh term in Congress, opening up the only seat currently held by a Democrat in the Kansas congressional delegation.
Moore, a Democrat who represented Johnson, Wyandotte and a portion of Douglas counties for six terms, is expected to finish out his term, which ends in January 2011.
I will be voting for this bill because it addresses the issues of affordability, fiscal responsibility, quality and choice.