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October 30, 2019 In The News

In a groundbreaking study, bipartisan criminal justice reform organization FWD.us and Cornell University partnered to collect much-needed information about the devastating impact of incarceration on U.S. families.

October 29, 2019 In The News

An estimated 6,000 Salvadorans in Massachusetts will be allowed to remain in the U.S. another year as a federal class-action lawsuit and legislation determine their future in this country.

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October 29, 2019 In The News

As LGBT rights advocates continue to press the Equality Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination, data was at the forefront of a congressional hearing Tuesday as evidence that anti-LGBT discrimination in housing and credit continues to exist.

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October 24, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley didn’t have much time for Mark Zuckerberg’s explanations. Literally, she only had five minutes.

October 23, 2019 In The News

The need to reinvest in the country’s transportation infrastructure has been a simmering issue for years on Capitol Hill. Advocates say federal funding for highways and public transit has lagged for decades, leading to an increasingly obsolete and inefficient network.

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October 23, 2019 In The News

A plan to reprioritize federal transportation spending was introduced by members of Congress today after recent reports that show an alarming rise in pedestrian and cyclist fatalities on the nation’s roadways.

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October 22, 2019 In The News

Massachusetts US Representative Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday joined the chorus of voices criticizing President Donald Trump for using the word “lynching” to describe the impeachment investigation of Trump underway in the House of Representatives.

October 17, 2019 In The News

Top Massachusetts Democrats are paying tribute to Maryland Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a fellow Democrat who died early Thursday and who chaired a key House committee that investigated President Trump.

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October 17, 2019 In The News

Drawing on longstanding issues of equitable access to public transit in her district, U.S. Rep Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts joined federal lawmakers on Thursday to launch a new caucus designed to tackle obstacles to reliable public transportation facing less prosperous communities around the country.

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October 16, 2019 In The News

The constituents who came to Stetson Hall in Randolph brought questions about immigration, impeachment, women’s rights and growing inequality to 7th District U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s town hall meeting Saturday.

In her speech and her responses to audience members’ questions, Pressley brought a message of hope.

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