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June 11, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) testified before the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Community Project Funding requests she submitted to the committee.

Rep. Pressley’s Community Project Funding requests focus on rebuilding a more just and equitable Massachusetts 7th as we recover from the COVID-19 crisis and address deep and persistent inequities.

June 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), co-founder of the House Future of Transportation Caucus, announced that the House Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act, includes over $18.5 million in federal funding supporting several projects championed by the Congresswoman through the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) issued the following statement on the announcement by Massachusetts State House leadership that the Legislature would move the approximately $5.3 billion in federal funding provided under the American Rescue Plan into a "segregated fund" to be appropriated separately from the state budget process:

May 21, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Cori Bush (MO-01) led a group of progressives in sending a letter to House and Senate leadership, urging them to maintain and strengthen the provision to eliminate qualified immunity as negotiations for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act continue.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Cori Bush (MO-01) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) issued the following statement after voting no on H.R. 3237 – the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act of 2021: 

 

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, will serve as Vice Chair for the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions for the 117th Congress. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the full committee, made the announcement yesterday.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, on Haitian Flag Day, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY-09) and Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) released the following statement announcing the formation of the House Haiti Caucus.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) delivered remarks on the House floor during a special order hour on the Israeli state violence and human rights abuses in Palestine. 

The full text of her remarks, as delivered, is available below and the full video is available here.