Press Releases

October 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the Boston School Committee’s vote to temporarily suspend admissions tests for the city's exam schools.

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October 21, 2020 Press Release
“As we look to build a more resilient and equitable nation, there is no more important place to start than ensuring that our children and families have the resources and safeguards they need to address trauma at its roots.”

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published this morning in STAT News, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) discussed the growing crisis of childhood trauma—which has bee

October 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the recommendations put forward by the Boston Police Reform Task Force:

October 15, 2020 Press Release
Thousands of Families at Risk of Eviction with State Moratorium Set to Expire Saturday

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the looming eviction tsunami in Massachusetts. The Congresswoman’s statement comes with the Commonwealth’s eviction moratorium set to expire on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

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October 9, 2020 Press Release
Bill Led by Reps. Velázquez, Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Convention to Develop Long-Term Solution to Island’s Political Status
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October 8, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Concerned Over Potential Racial Profiling, Uptick in ICE Enforcement Activities Nationwide
October 8, 2020 Press Release
Pair of Bills Build Upon Oversight Committee’s Historic Hearings on Childhood Trauma and Trump Administration’s Attacks on Children

STRONG Support for Children Act: Bill Text | One-Pager | Section-by-Sect

October 6, 2020 Press Release
“Yesterday’s dissenting opinion from Justices Thomas and Alito paints a chilling picture of the ways that a conservative Supreme Court could further continue this relentless assault on basic protections for our LGBTQ+ neighbors.”

WASHINGTON – Today, following a dissent by Members of the Supreme Court that called into question the Court’s 2015 decision to uphold marriage equality as a constitutional right, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement:

October 2, 2020 Press Release
Remains Committed to Ending Horrendous Treatment and Holding ICE and DHS Officials Accountable

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) applauded passage of House Resolution 1153 - Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent.

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