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December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House passage of compromise legislation to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, at the direction of the Office of Attending Physician Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Congresswoman released the following statement:

December 18, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Oversight Committee hearing, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) blasted Purdue Pharma executives and members of the Sackler family for their role in fueling the opioid crisis and for consistently placing the blame on people who suffer from addiction.

A full transcript of her exchange with witnesses is available below and a full video is available here.

December 17, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) delivered remarks on the House floor in which she called for robust direct cash payments for the American people to be included as part of any COVID relief package.

A full transcript of her remarks, as delivered, is available below.

November 13, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, at a briefing held by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the growing racial disparities in maternal health and the urgent need to combat the Black maternal mortality crisis.

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.