Press Releases

August 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in The Bay State Banner, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) reaffirmed the need for community-based violence-prevention and trauma-support programs to heal the nation from the incessant gun violence tragedies, especially for commu

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.

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