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November 19, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) announced $15 million in federal transportation funding for the Blue Hill Avenue Corridor Multimodal Project. The funding, awarded through the U.S.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House passage of the Build Back Better Act. 

November 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-7), Assistant Speaker of the House Katherine Clark (D-MA-5), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX-29), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-8), and Marilyn Strickland (D-WA-10), along with U.S.

November 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTONCongresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Rep.

November 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill.

October 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of S.921, the Federal Officers and Employees Protection Act, by voice vote.


In The News

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.

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.”

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.

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