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September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House vote on stand-alone funding for Israel’s Iron Dome:

“Regrettably, my recent requests to expedite key bills to the floor to address the growing crises our communities face, and keep people safely housed have been denied. Each time, precedent and resource constraints have been cited as the rationale.

July 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to serve as the next United States Attorney for Massachusetts.

July 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, House Haiti Caucus co-chairs Reps. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Val Demings (FL-10), and Andy Levin (MI-09) issued the following statement regarding the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse:

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) moratorium on federal executions.

"The death penalty is a cruel, unjust and inhumane punishment that has no place in our society.