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After the state of Alabama on Thursday night executed 44-year-old Nathaniel Woods despite serious concerns about injustices in his case, Rep. Ayanna Pressley and other lawmakers and civil rights advocates implored Congress to abolish the death penalty nationwide.
For U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, the issue of prison re-entry is personal: Both her father and husband went through it themselves.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, D-MA, whose district includes Randolph, chair of the Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, joined celebrities, abortion rights activists, and members of the Pro-Choice Caucus & the Democratic Women’s Caucus on the steps of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) March 4 for a rally during the oral arguments for June Medical Services, LLC v. Russo.
The House Financial Services Committee saved the best for last at Tuesday’s hearing with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Texas teen DeAndre Arnold may not be able to walk in his high school graduation, but he will walk the red carpet at the Oscars on Sunday.
Massachusetts lawmakers are pushing major airlines to cut down on airplane noise around Logan Airport. Letters sent to American, Delta and Southwest Airlines are “urging them to act to reduce airplane-related noise problems that have affected Massachusetts residents and communities across the country.”
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley announced via Tweet that she will not be attending President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night.
"I am not attending tonight’s sham," she tweeted around 5 p.m.
Last night the House passed Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s sweeping bill to reform practices by credit reporting agencies.
Pressley's Comprehensive CREDIT Act would mandate that credit reporting agencies remove negative information about certain student loan and medical debts once paid, and require reforms to the credit scoring and dispute process.