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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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January 27, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) sent a letter to Governor Charlie Baker calling on him to center the health and safety of Black and Brown communities in the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 response and ongoing vaccination deployment plans. The letter follows troubling reports of growing racial disparities in vaccination and vaccine access across the state.

January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) issued the following statement on President Biden’s executive order to ensure an equitable pandemic response and recovery, which contains several provisions championed by the lawmakers fro