Press Releases

June 25, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Stops Federal Entities’ Use of Facial Recognition Tools and Effectively Strips Federal Support for State and Local Law Enforcement Entities that Use Biometric Technology
June 25, 2020 Press Release
“The Justice in Policing Act is a critical step forward… but our work is unfinished.”
June 25, 2020 Press Release
Amendments Would Fully Eliminate Qualified Immunity and Prohibit Use of Federal Funds for Police in K-12 Schools

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) introduced two amendments to H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, ahead of House consideration of the bill.

June 24, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers Seek $50 Billion Annual Investment Over Next Five Years & Incentives for Subsidizing FaresLawmakers Seek $50 Billion Annual Investment Over Next Five Years & Incentives for Subsidizing FaresLawmakers Seek $50 Billion Annual Investment Over Next Five Years & Incentives for Subsidizing Fares
June 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the letter sent today by members of the Boston City Council to Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The Councilors’ letter outlined several budget and policy proposals to address systemic racism in the city.

June 18, 2020 Press Release
Bold Legislation Ties Eligibility for Federal Funding to Urgent Release of Medically Vulnerable Individuals
June 18, 2020 Press Release
Esters Was An Outspoken Advocate for Marginalized Communities in the Massachusetts 7th

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) introduced a congressional record statement remembering and honoring the life of Aubri Esters, an outspoken and beloved activist in the Massachusetts 7th.  Esters was a bold advocate for marginalized communities, including transgender individuals, people with disabilities, people with substance use disord

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June 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) announced two additions, Ricardo A. Sánchez and Briana Blueitt, to her communications staff in Washington, DC. Sánchez will serve as Communications Director and Blueitt will serve as Communications Manager.

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June 16, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers Press FDA to Allow Certified Prescribers to Mail Mifepristone to Patients During Pandemic

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