Dennis Moore

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Dennis Moore
U.S. Representative – KS-03
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Party Democratic
Assumed office

January 6, 1999

Preceded by Vince Snowbarger
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Born November 8, 1945
Spouse Stephene Moore
Religion Non-denominational Protestant


Congressman Dennis Moore, Democrat, represents the Third Congressional District of Kansas.

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Rep. Moore is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of moderate to conservative Democrats committed to restoring fiscal responsibility and accountability to government. Moore serves as Co-Chair for Policy, charged with overseeing various task forces to develop the group's policy positions. [1]

As a member of the Center Aisle Caucus, a group formed to bring more civility and bipartisanship to Congress, Moore has developed a reputation as someone who will reach across the aisle to develop common-sense solutions to issues. [2]

Background

Congressman Dennis Moore reviewing a 2,000 page omnibus appropriations bill
Congressman Dennis Moore reviewing a 2,000 page omnibus appropriations bill

Moore was born on November 8, 1945 in Anthony, Kansas. He was educated in Wichita public schools. In 1967, he graduated from the University of Kansas, and received his law degree from Washburn University School of Law in 1970.

After service in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve, Moore started his legal career as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Kansas. He entered private legal practice in Johnson County in 1973.

Starting in 1976, Moore served as the elected District Attorney in Johnson County for three terms until 1989. At the end of his third term as District Attorney, Moore again returned to private practice. He was a partner in the law firm of Erker & Moore, L.L.C.

Starting in 1993, Moore served as an elected member of the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees. Moore was elected to two terms as a member of the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees. [3]

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Washington DC Office
1727 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2865
Fax: (202) 225-2807

Overland Park Office
8417 Santa Fe Drive
Suite 101
Overland Park, KS 66212
Phone: (913) 383-2013
Fax: (913) 383-2088

Kansas City Office
500 State Avenue
Suite 176
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 621-0832
Fax: (913) 621-1533

Lawrence Office
901 Kentucky Street
Suite 205
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 842-9313
Fax: (785) 843-3289

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