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September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, applauded the committee’s passage of its portion of the Build Back Better Act, which makes a historic investment of over $300 billion in the nation’s housing stock and includes several key priorities championed by Rep. Pressley to combat our nation’s housing crisis and put us on a path to ending homelessness and housing poverty.

September 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published in The Nation, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and David Stein outlined the civil rights history of the Federal Job Guarantee and discussed the urgent need for a Federal Job Guarantee to establish one to help the United States achieve the promise of full employment, ensure a just, equitable recovery, establish a more resilient and inclusive economy, and beginning to close racial and gender income gaps.

August 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) issued the following statement urging President Biden to appoint a new Federal Reserve Chair rather than reappoint Jerome Powell.

August 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Biden administration’s extension of the pause on federally-held student loan payments:

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement reaffirming President Biden’s authority—and the urgency—to cancel student loan debt.

"President Biden has the authority to cancel student loan debt. He has already used that authority to cancel the debt of students defrauded by for-profit colleges, and he has used it to cancel the interest on federal student loans for borrowers across the country.