Press Releases

June 8, 2021 Press Release
Legislation would safeguard against anti-abortion laws like Mississippi’s 15-week ban to be argued in front of the Supreme Court next year
June 8, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Includes Millions to Support Projects Across the Massachusetts 7th

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), co-founder of the House Future of Transportation Caucus, announced that the House Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act, includes over $18.5 million in federal funding supporting severa

June 2, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers Had Secured Commitment from Commonwealth to Swiftly Distribute Federal Dollars to Hardest-Hit Communities

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

Lawmakers Had Secured Commitment from Commonwealth to Swiftly Distribute Federal Dollars to Hardest-Hit Communities

 

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on President Biden’s call to eliminate the Hyde Amendment in his Fiscal Year 2022 budget.

“I applaud President Biden’s decision to honor his commitment to strike the Hyde Amendment from his Fiscal Year 2022 presidential budget proposal. 

May 21, 2021 Press Release
At Least Half of Funding Awarded Under American Rescue Plan Will Be Distributed to Students as Emergency Financial Aid

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced nearly $210 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.

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May 21, 2021 Press Release
“As negotiations continue, know this: there can be no true justice in America if we cannot save lives, just like there can be no true accountability in America if we do not eliminate qualified immunity.”
May 20, 2021 Press Release
"This is a just and humane step... the BCSO should not be engaged in immigrant detention."

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Cori Bush (MO-01) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) issued the following statement after voting no on H.R. 3237 – the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act of 2021: 

 

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, will serve as Vice Chair for the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions for the 117th Congress. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the full committee, made the announcement yesterday.

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