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October 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the announcement that Jim Hunt, a champion for Community Health Centers, is retiring after more than four decades as chief executive of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers.

October 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published this morning in STAT News, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) discussed the growing crisis of childhood trauma—which has been exacerbated by the Trump administration and COVID-19—and how we can address it.

September 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 4996, the Helping MOMS Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing and ending America’s growing maternal mortality crisis.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published yesterday in The Hill, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Abortion Rights & Access Task Force of the Pro-Choice Caucus, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), Co-Chairs of the Pro-Choice Caucus, and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chair of the Providers and Clinics Taskforce of the Pro-Choice Caucus cal

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Remarks on Alopecia Areata Awareness Month | Remarks on CROWN Act Passage

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today delivered remarks on the House floor in which she recognized September as Alopecia Areata Awareness Month, celebrated long time advocates, and discussed her own experience with alopecia.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – In a House Financial Services Committee hearing yesterday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the urgent need for direct, emergency aid to state and local governments to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and address the disparate impacts of the crisis on communities of color. 

A full transcript of her exchange with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is available below.