Press Releases

August 7, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers Ask FEMA to Waive Cost-Share Requirements for Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
August 7, 2020 Press Release
“The safety and health of our children, educators and community must come first. Therefore, I believe we must begin the school year with fully remote instruction.”

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today joined the Massachusetts Teachers Association, American Federation of Teachers of Massachusetts, students and advocates in calling for full remote learning in Massachusetts this fall. Her full statement is below:

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August 6, 2020 Press Release
EPA identifies immediately available sensors, commits to deploying a permanent air quality station in Chelsea if concerns are identified

WASHINGTONCongresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today released a response from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1 to their request for rapid deployment of air quality monitors in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

August 6, 2020 Press Release
Bicameral bill would require federal, state, and local prisons and jails to collect and publicly report detailed data about COVID-19

A troubling lack of data from BOP, USMS, and state and local correctional entities is making it harder to manage the crisis and contributing to the rampant spread of COVID-19 in detention facilities across the country

 

August 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep.

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July 31, 2020 Press Release
“As our country focuses on identifying and eliminating systemic racism, we have a duty to ensure that our tax laws do not perpetuate racial injustice.”
July 29, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers Urge Department of Education to Open Civil Rights Investigation & Department of Justice to Immediately Review Court Decision

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