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BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced that restaurants in Massachusetts will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning today, Monday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. ET. The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the American Rescue Plan that Rep. Pressley helped pass last month.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) testified at a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Policy hearing to examine the student loan debt crisis in our country. In her testimony at the hearing, which was chaired by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rep. Pressley discussed the racial and economic implications of canceling student debt, as well as her own experience with the student loan system.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the announcement today that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will follow the intent of federal law and distribute $100 million in federally-provided American Rescue Plan funding to hard-hit communities like Chelsea, Everett, Randolph and others.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement today on the House passage of the American Rescue Plan:
“The American Rescue Plan represents a massive step forward in our efforts to provide critical relief to the millions of workers and families struggling because of this pandemic.
WASHINGTON – In a House Oversight Committee hearing yesterday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed how postal banking would help the United States Postal Service (USPS) raise revenue while working to close the racial wealth gap.
Pressley: “The federal government can create jobs at the scale and speed necessary to meet this moment.”