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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.