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December 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, following the House vote on H. Res. 326, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement:

December 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) voted to pass H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, critical legislation to restore the full strength of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), following the disastrous Supreme Court Shelby v.

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December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Following Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley’s (MA-07) longstanding history of working to address issues of criminalization during her tenure on the Boston City Council, Congresswoman Pressley introduced H.R.5325 - the Ending Punitive, Unfair, School-based Harm that i

December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Representatives Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), and Barbara Lee (D-CA) unveiled the Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act, a bill that w

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November 18, 2019 Press Release
Private Equity-Funded Report Includes "Misleading Conclusions and Glaring Flaws" Designed to Protect the Industry

WASHINGTON -  Today, Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA.),  Jesús G.

November 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) wrote a letter to Ben Carson, Sec

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November 14, 2019 Press Release
The People’s Justice Guarantee lays out a new vision for criminal justice by centering the voices of the people most impacted by injustice in America

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), introduced a comprehensive, people-centered, decarceration-focused legislation H. Res. 702, The People’s Justice Guarantee.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congressman Stephen Lynch (MA-08) and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $20 million “Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD)” grant to the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport).

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