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September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House vote on stand-alone funding for Israel’s Iron Dome:

“Regrettably, my recent requests to expedite key bills to the floor to address the growing crises our communities face, and keep people safely housed have been denied. Each time, precedent and resource constraints have been cited as the rationale.

August 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the end of the war in Afghanistan.

“The final withdrawal of U.S. military personnel from Afghanistan is an opportunity to reflect upon the sacrifices made by our troops and their families over the past 20 years, and a painful reminder of the tragic cost of endless war and military intervention.

August 15, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today sent the following statement on the situation unfolding in Afghanistan:

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.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today wrote to Governor Charlie Baker requesting an independent investigation into the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at Chelsea Soldiers' Home (CSH). 

April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Congressman Richard E.