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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.

May 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced nearly $210 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely.

May 17, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) delivered the keynote address at Boston University’s undergraduate degree commencement ceremony. In her remarks, Congresswoman Pressley challenged graduates to refuse to accept the world as they’ve inherited it and to use their lived experiences to build the world they want to see.

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.

December 17, 2020 Press Release

Cancellation Would Reduce Racial Wealth Gap, Stimulate Economy, and Provide Much-Needed Economic Relief Amid Pandemic

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