Press Releases

February 1, 2021 Press Release
The Anti-Racism in Public Health Act would create a “Center on Anti-Racism in Health” at the CDC, strengthening the federal government’s ability to develop anti-racist health policy

Bill would also create a Law Enforcement Violence Prevention Program to apply a comprehensive public health approach to ending police brutality

January 28, 2021 Press Release
“The Biden-Harris administration must go further to meet this moment by making good on their promise to end the Hyde amendment and other harmful restrictions on abortion care access and commit to truly advancing reproductive justice in our nation.”

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Abortion Rights and Access Task Force of the Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement on President Biden’s Executive Orders on reproductive healthcare:

January 28, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers Call for HHS to Collect and Publish Demographic Data of Vaccine Recipients, Prioritize Hardest-Hit Communities
January 27, 2021 Press Release
“I remain gravely concerned that your administration’s vaccination and response plans continue to fall short of serving the needs of the communities most impacted...”
January 26, 2021 Press Release
Legislation will dismantle the prison to deportation pipeline and challenge deeply embedded racism in immigration laws

Lawmakers Unveiled the Legislation at a Virtual Presser This Afternoon

Bill Text (PDF)

January 22, 2021 Press Release
“On this Roe Day, our charge is clear - to secure true reproductive justice for all.”

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Abortion Rights and Access Task Force of the Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement on the 48th anniversary of the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade:

January 22, 2021 Press Release
Biden Executive Order Contains Several Provisions Championed by the Lawmakers from Onset of Pandemic

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) issued the following statement on President Biden’s executive order to ensure an equitable pandemic re

January 22, 2021 Press Release
In their letter to President Biden: “We appreciate your vocal opposition to the death penalty and urge you to take swift, decisive action.”
January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement today on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:

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