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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 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:

June 2, 2021 Press Release

Lawmakers Had Secured Commitment from Commonwealth to Swiftly Distribute Federal Dollars to Hardest-Hit Communities

 

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 approximately $5.3 billion in federal funding provided under the American Rescue Plan for Massachusetts:

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 3, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

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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.