Press Releases

July 11, 2020 Press Release
“Let me be clear, qualified immunity is a barrier to accountability and healing and we must dismantle it.”

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement today regarding reported efforts to weaken the qualified immunity provisions in the Massachusetts State Senate bill, the Reform, Shift and Build Act.

July 11, 2020 Press Release
“Let me be clear, qualified immunity is a barrier to accountability and healing and we must dismantle it.”

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement today regarding reported efforts to weaken the qualified immunity provisions in the Massachusetts State Senate bill, the Reform, Shift and Build Act.

July 9, 2020 Press Release
“ICE's new policy is irrational and xenophobic, and risks the health of students, faculty, and staff.”
July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the below statement following release of the proposed FY 2021 Appropriations bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies.

July 2, 2020 Press Release
Transit Justice Amendments and Fare Free Transit Pilot Program Modeled on Rep. Pressley’s Freedom to Move Act Included in H.R. 2 Moving Forward Act

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today applauded the House passage of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, which contains several provisions championed by the Congresswoman to address systemic inequities in our infrastructure and transportation systems and create healthier, safer, and more connected communities.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement in opposition to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s plans to begin annexation of large swaths of the West Bank beginning on July 1st.

June 30, 2020 Press Release
“When the people spoke up and demanded justice, President Johnson used federal forces to protect Black Americans. Today, Donald Trump is using federal forces to attack Black Americans.”
June 26, 2020 Press Release
“There is no separating the history of banking from the history of racism in this country... The Community Reinvestment Act reflects and is a direct response to this history and aims to reverse course.”
June 26, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers Seek Independent Investigation to Prevent Further Deaths and Infections, Ensure Safer Care at Soldiers' Home and Other Long-Term Care Facilities Across the Commonwealth
June 26, 2020 Press Release
The Freedom to Move Act Would Help States & Localities Provide Fare-free Rides, Improve Safety and Quality of Transportation, and Address Transit Equity Gaps
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