Press Releases

February 25, 2021 Press Release
“If post offices offered financial services, such as money transfers, bill payment and check cashing, our nation would take a significant step toward closing the racial wealth gap.”

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WASHINGTON – In a House Oversight Committee hearing yesterday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed how postal banking would help the United States Postal Service (USPS) raise revenue while working to close the racial wealth gap.

February 24, 2021 Press Release
Paid Leave is a Matter of Public Health, Economic Recovery and a Racial, Gender and Economic Justice Issue
February 24, 2021 Press Release
Powell Confirms Monetary Policy Alone Cannot Get Us to Full Employment

Pressley: “The federal government can create jobs at the scale and speed necessary to meet this moment.”

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February 21, 2021 Press Release
“Today we offer with deep responsibility the same recommendation we have given our own family members and closest loved ones: The first chance you have, get the vaccine.”

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and National Medical Association (NMA) President Leon McDougle discussed the vaccine hesitancy among Black Americans

February 19, 2021 Press Release
Calls for Board Reflective of Postal Workforce, Including Women, People of Color and Those with Direct USPS Experience
February 18, 2021 Press Release
Federal Job Guarantee Would Address Unemployment Crisis, Help Close Racial, Gender Income Gaps, Lay Foundation for an Equitable Economic Recovery

Resolution Builds Upon Historic Advocacy of Civil Rights Leaders Coretta Scott King, Economist Sadie Alexander, Among Others

February 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) relaunched the Future of Transportation Caucus, to continue creating a vision for the future of our transportation system that emphasizes equity, access, and sustainability.

February 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the passing of former State Representative and housing advocate Doris Bunte:

February 12, 2021 Press Release
Measures Advances Out of House Financial Services Committee

Watch Pressley Discuss the Provision in Committee Markup

February 10, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Will Also Require Correctional Facilities To Collect And Report Vaccination Data

Lawmakers Also Urge Leadership to Include Portions of Bill in Upcoming COVID Relief Package