Press Releases

February 17, 2019 Press Release
“I know a monument to hate is not going to keep us any safer.”

WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined host of AM Joy Joy Reid to discuss President Trump’s reckless declaration of a National Emergency.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), issued a statement in response to the Trump Administration’s unlawful declaration of a National Emergency:  

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON —Today, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) issued a statement in response to the FY2019 government funding package released this morning:


January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), issued a joint Dear Colleague letter urging the conference committee to reject a long-term government funding bill that invests additional taxpayer dollars into the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) - two rogue agencies responsible for threatening the dignity and hum

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C., January 17, 2019 - Today, U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley, introduced legislation to ensure back pay for the thousands of low-wage contract service employees whose paychecks and livelihoods have been held hostage during the government shutdown.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019 -- Today, Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), announced key staff hires. Sworn in on January 3rd, Pressley represents Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District which includes parts of Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Chelsea, Everett, Randolph and Milton.

January 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Ayanna Pressley will join Representative Katie Hill and other members of the Freshmen class, for an emergency press conference on the steps of the Senate to address this week’s votes to end the shutdown, the unity of the Freshman class, and continued efforts to reopen the government.

January 12, 2019 Press Release

On Saturday January 12, 2019, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley held a local swearing-in ceremony in Roxbury, Massachusetts at Roxbury Community College. The ceremony was held for the residents of the Massachusetts 7th who were unable to attend the congressional swearing-in in Washington, DC.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019 -- Today, as the partial government shutdown enters its 18th day, Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), in partnership with Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and their colleagues, introduced legislation to ensure that federal contract service workers - including food service, custodial, and security professionals - receive back pay for wages lost dur

January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representative Pressley Sworn into 116th Congress
U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by the House Speaker on January 3rd, 2019.