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February 24, 2021 Press Release

Pressley: “The federal government can create jobs at the scale and speed necessary to meet this moment.”

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February 18, 2021 Press Release

Resolution Builds Upon Historic Advocacy of Civil Rights Leaders Coretta Scott King, Economist Sadie Alexander, Among Others

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November 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  In a joint statement issued today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Katherine Clark (MA-05) and Lori Trahan (MA-03), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), are calling on Harvard University to reinstate the emergency COVID-19 worker protections to their contracted workforce that their full-time employees enjoy.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published this weekend in CommonWealth Magazine, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Tim Foley, Vice President of SEIU 1199, called on business leaders in Massachusetts to abandon the anti-union practices that disproportionately harm Black workers, and instead protect their livelihoods and the right to organize.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – In a House Financial Services Committee hearing yesterday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the unprecedented financial cliff facing millions of renters and homeowners, the economic consequences of millions losing their homes, including the ability to return to work, and why funding for legal representation is so critical.

A full transcript of her remarks and exchange with witnesses is available below.