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December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement on the firing and suspension of more than a dozen Army leaders at Fort Hood and release of an independent report detailing the dysfunction on the military base.

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.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, Annie Kuster (NH-02), and Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) sent a letter today to Secretary of Education Betsey DeVos, urging the Administration to rescind its dangerous new Title IX rule that guts protections for student survivors of sexual assault and places a tremendous strain on already-overburdened schools.

February 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, and Democratic Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting information about a proposed rule that would encourage schools to pursue fewer investigations of sexual harassment and assault.  The Department is poised to finalize the

February 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Representatives Richard E. Neal (MA-01), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Joseph Kennedy III (MA-04), William Keating (MA-09), Katherine Clark (MA-05), and Lori Trahan (MA-03) sent a letter to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) asking for information on how they plan to support the mental health needs of Puerto Rico residents in the wake of the recent earthquakes.

December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced a bill that would prevent Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos from implementing, enforcing, or otherwise giving effect to her proposed rule changes to Title IX. 

October 6, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), a leading voice on the push to impeach Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, joined hundreds of women outside the court on Sunday in protest of the anniversary of his confirmation. 

“Kavanaugh may have that seat —  for now —but what you, what we are fighting for is so much bigger than one insecure man blinded by his privilege,” Pressley said.