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July 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced the successful inclusion of $300,000 in federal community project funding for Chelsea’s La Colaborativa in the FY2022 House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which passed the House yesterday.

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July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) applauded House passage of H.R. 4502, which includes funding for several key priorities and community projects championed by the Congresswoman.

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July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced the successful inclusion of $2,500,000 in federal community project funding for the City of Somerville’s Poplar Street Pump Station & Art Farm project in the FY2022 House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which is expected to pass the House this week.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement reaffirming President Biden’s authority—and the urgency—to cancel student loan debt.

July 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) issued the following statement today regarding the upcoming expiration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) federal eviction moratorium through July 31, 2021.

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July 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to serve as the next United States Attorney for Massachusetts.

July 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced the successful inclusion of $750,000 in federal community project funding for the City of Chelsea’s and City of Everett’s Island End River Regional Coastal Flood Resiliency project. in the FY2022 House Homeland Security Appropriations bill.

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July 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced the successful inclusion of $2.3 million in federal community project funding for Boston in the FY2022 House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor HHS) Appropriations bill.

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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.

December 11, 2020 In The News

On Thursday, Representative Ayanna Pressley joined 32 other members of the U.S. Congress to introduce the Transit Parity Resolution, which calls on the federal government to end its 40-year practice of spending four times as much on highways than on transit.

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December 11, 2020 In The News

On the one-year anniversary of Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Massachusetts) introducing the People’s Justice Guarantee, a sweeping criminal-legal reform resolution created to dismantle a racist system that disproportionately targets, incarcerates, and kills members of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities, Pressley sat down with Kirsten West Savali, ESSENCE executive producer of News

December 10, 2020 In The News

Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) lent her voice to the chorus that’s urging the Biden administration to cancel student debt, stressing the impact on Black borrowers.

December 10, 2020 In The News

When Ayanna Pressley was an unpaid intern, she worked three other jobs to get by.

“That was the situation for most offices at the time,” the Massachusetts Democrat says of those days without a paycheck, interning for a member of a big political family, Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II. “I certainly hold no ill will.”

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December 8, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley sent a letter Monday to the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) expressing "grave concern" and demanding answers about recent changes to court filing deadlines that could affect dozens of immigration cases across the U.S.

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April 8, 2020 In The News

Community health centers in Massachusetts will see an infusion of $36.5 million statewide, with several key facilities in Dorchester and Mattapan included in the funding awards through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under CARES Act.

Boston community health centers that will receive funding include:

April 7, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley is leading a call by the Congressional Black Caucus demanding the next coronavirus relief package require federal authorities to collect and report race-specific data.

Pressley told WBUR that she and Rep. Robin Kelly, of Illinois, made the ask in a letter to Democratic leadership Tuesday.

April 5, 2020 In The News

Just as the new coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, gym members in New York City frantically called the fitness center where Rahmell Peebles worked, asking him to freeze their memberships.

Peebles, a 30-year-old black man who’s skeptical of what he hears from the news media and government, initially didn’t see the need for alarm over the virus.

April 2, 2020 In The News

There was no joking this week as the COVID-19 crisis moves toward what will likely be an unimaginable apex -- and lawmakers are already looking ahead to the next emergency legislation to help America weather the viral storm.

Lawmakers Already Listing Relief Measures For The Next Bill

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