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April 12, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement regarding the Boston Police’s handling of the allegations made against retired officer and former union president Patrick Rose.

“The disturbing reports about the Boston Police Department’s (BPD) handling of the allegations made against Patrick Rose, former president of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association, are the latest example of the desperate need for greater transparency, increased oversight and a fundamental change in culture.

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.