Press Releases

May 11, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Holds Police Officers Criminally Liable for Denying Medical Care to People in Custody
May 11, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Helps Grandparents Raising Children Access Safe, Affordable, Age-Appropriate Housing
May 8, 2021 Press Release
Announcement Follows Committee Letter Urging Elimination of In-Person Dispensing Requirement

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B.

May 3, 2021 Press Release
Restaurants Can Register Through SBA Portal HERE

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced that restaurants in Massachusetts will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning today, Monday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. ET. The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the American Rescue Plan that Rep.

April 23, 2021 Press Release
“What I want my colleagues in Congress and at every level of government to understand is that the only thing that matters in this moment is meaningful policy change and budget change—period.”

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published in USA Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) responded to recent re

April 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.

April 16, 2021 Press Release
“Black Mamas Matter… And in a political moment where many are giving Black women flowers for their social and political contributions, it’s long past time to speak plainly about the threats we face.”

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in The Root, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan discussed the growing Black maternal health crisis and laid out a number of bold solutions to confront the crisis head-on. The op-ed comes during Black Maternal Health Week and follows the introduction of Rep.

April 15, 2021 Press Release
Bill Expands Protections for Pregnant People and Ensures Access to Comprehensive Maternal Health Care
April 14, 2021 Press Release
Lead Abatement for Families Act Directs HUD to Find Lead Pipes in Public and Subsidized Housing and Provide Grants to Remove Them