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July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today applauded the House passage of the INVEST in America Act, which contains several provisions championed by the Congresswoman and funding for key projects in the Massachusetts 7th district aimed at addressing systemic inequities in our transportation systems and create healthier, safer, and more connected communities.

June 23, 2021 In The News

U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley is fighting for funding for local community projects to help residents recover from several of last year’s hardships. If she is successful, hundreds of thousands of dollars will go to programs at the Dimock Center, La Colaborativa in Chelsea and the mayor’s tuition-free college program, as well as several others across the Massachusetts 7th district.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) testified before the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Community Project Funding requests she submitted to the committee.

Rep. Pressley’s Community Project Funding requests focus on rebuilding a more just and equitable Massachusetts 7th as we recover from the COVID-19 crisis and address deep and persistent inequities.

June 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), co-founder of the House Future of Transportation Caucus, announced that the House Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act, includes over $18.5 million in federal funding supporting several projects championed by the Congresswoman through the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee.

April 14, 2021 Page

Member Designated Transportation Projects

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance surface transportation authorization legislation this year. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee will formally accept requests for projects from House Members.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) re-introduced the Freedom to Move Act, bold legislation to support state and local efforts to establish public transportation as a public good through fare-free services.

February 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) relaunched the Future of Transportation Caucus, to continue creating a vision for the future of our transportation system that emphasizes equity, access, and sustainability.