More on COVID-19

August 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump’s executive action destabilizing Social Security and Medicare, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Vice-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging & Families, and her colleagues on the Task Force released the following statement:

August 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today joined the Massachusetts Teachers Association, American Federation of Teachers of Massachusetts, students and advocates in calling for full remote learning in Massachusetts this fall. Her full statement is below:

August 6, 2020 Press Release

A troubling lack of data from BOP, USMS, and state and local correctional entities is making it harder to manage the crisis and contributing to the rampant spread of COVID-19 in detention facilities across the country


July 31, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and House Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal (MA-02) wrote to the Treasury Department expressing their deep concerns over racial disparities in the administration of the tax code as well as in the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 

July 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement on the HEALS Act unveiled by Senate Republicans earlier this week:

July 27, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) led a letter with 54 other lawmakers to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urging the agency to provide additional funding to community health centers (CHCs) as they continue to work on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.