Press Releases

August 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue condemning his department’s proposed rule to modify categorical eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

August 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL) applauded the Federal Reserve’s decision to move forward on building a real-time payments system.

August 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, COngresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and 42 other Members of Congress, including seven committee chairs and the House Majority Whip, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan requesting information

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August 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07), and 32 other Members of Congress sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the U.S.

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July 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) joined Congresswoman Norma J.

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July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) legislation aimed at leveling the playing field by giving all American children an opportunity to generate wealth.

 

July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHIGNTON - Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike Caucus, introduced the Bikeshare Transit Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that supports local bikeshare

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July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) introduced H.R. 4052, legislation to prohibit the use of the death penalty at the federal level and require re-sentencing of those currently on death row. The legislation comes after the U.S.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) announced legislation that would prohibit the use of biometric recognition technology in most public and assisted housing units funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), protecting tenants from biased surveillance technology.

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July 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL) introduced the Payment Modernization Act of 2019.

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