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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

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:

April 9, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the following statement applauding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) commitment to address centuries of structural racism and discrimination in the U.S. public health system.

March 17, 2021 Press Release

Guarantees Health Care To Everyone As A Human Right By Providing Comprehensive Benefits With No Copays, Private Insurance Premiums, Deductibles, Or Other Cost-Sharing 

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February 1, 2021 Press Release

Bill would also create a Law Enforcement Violence Prevention Program to apply a comprehensive public health approach to ending police brutality

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