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July 20, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced legislation to raise awareness about pregnancy loss and establish new paid leave benefits for workers experiencing painful challenges while seeking to grow their family.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on President Biden’s call to eliminate the Hyde Amendment in his Fiscal Year 2022 budget.

“I applaud President Biden’s decision to honor his commitment to strike the Hyde Amendment from his Fiscal Year 2022 presidential budget proposal. 

May 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, issued the following statement in response to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcing an evidence-based review of the in-person dispensing requirement for the medication abortion drug mifepristone:

April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in The Root, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan discussed the growing Black maternal health crisis and laid out a number of bold solutions to confront the crisis head-on. The op-ed comes during Black Maternal Health Week and follows the introduction of Rep.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to temporarily lift the medically unnecessary in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency: