Press Releases

June 17, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Provides Resources for Schools to Hire Counselors, Other Health Professionals Rather than Police
June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the request by the Department of Justice for the Supreme Court to reinstate the death penalty in the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev case.

June 15, 2021 Press Release
Legislation stops federal entities’ use of facial recognition tools and effectively strips federal support for state and local law enforcement entities that use biometric technology
June 15, 2021 Press Release
In Testimony, Pressley Calls on Lawmakers to Reallocate Funds Away from School Police, Invest in Counselors, Nurses and Trauma-Informed Professionals
June 11, 2021 Press Release
“Those in my district closest to the pain will always be my greatest asset. People are our most valuable infrastructure. This is an investment in the people, and I thank the Massachusetts 7th for their partnership and their counsel as I have worked to advance our priorities in Congress.”

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WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) testified before the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Community Project Funding requests she submitted to the committee.

June 10, 2021 Press Release
Pair of Bills Will Support Children, Families, and Communities as They Heal from Unprecedented Hurt and Harm

STRONG Support for Children Act: Bill Text | Summary |

June 8, 2021 Press Release
Legislation would safeguard against anti-abortion laws like Mississippi’s 15-week ban to be argued in front of the Supreme Court next year
June 8, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Includes Millions to Support Projects Across the Massachusetts 7th

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), co-founder of the House Future of Transportation Caucus, announced that the House Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act, includes over $18.5 million in federal funding supporting severa

June 2, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers Had Secured Commitment from Commonwealth to Swiftly Distribute Federal Dollars to Hardest-Hit Communities

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J.