Press Releases

March 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and several federal lawmakers are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Prisons to grant compassionate release for individuals held at federal detainment facilities. Their statement comes following the first report of an individual in federal custody testing positive for COVID-19.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Representatives Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Steve Cohen (TN-09) urged leaders in the House and Senate to include protections for workers and consumers in any financial assistance aimed at support

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) led the Massachusetts Delegation in a call for Governor Baker to prioritize the needs of community hospitals and community health centers that primarily serve Medicaid and

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) led 27 of their colleagues in urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to prioritize student debt cancellation and immediate relief for student lo

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman Danny K.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Representatives Katherine Clark (MA-05), Vice Chair of the House Democrat Caucus and Appropriations Committee member, Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Joe Kennedy (MA-04) and eight other members of Congress,

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Kamala D.

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March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to adopt and release decarceral guidelines to reduce the population of people in f

March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Democratic Caucus’ Task Force on Aging and Families introduced the Coronavirus Relief for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act to provide resources and support to protect the health and well-being of seniors, people with disabilities and the front-line workers and family caregivers who support these individuals.

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March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), and Grace Meng (D-NY), along with a coalition of progressive lawmakers and organizations, introduced the Housing is

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