Press Releases

May 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to award hockey legend Willie O’Ree the Congressional Gold Medal. O’Ree, who is known as the “Jackie Robinson of ice hockey,” was the first black player to compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, during the House of Representative’s consideration of H.R.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, at a Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee Hearing on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties entitled Protecting the Right to Vote: Best and Worst Practices, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) delivered testimony  in support of re-enfranchising millions of Americans who have been stripped of their right to vote by a crimina

April 23, 2019 Press Release

BOSTONToday, April 23, 2019 at 11:15 AM ET, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05) will hold a press conference to discuss their new anti-workplace harassment bill - the Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing

April 19, 2019 Press Release

BOSTONCongresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Representatives Richard Neal (D-Mass.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), William Keating (D-Mass.), Joseph P.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – In response to the release of the heavily redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement:

April 12, 2019 Press Release

BOSTON – During her first #Bold100 Days in office serving the people of the Massachusetts 7th congressional district, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) demonstrated a steadfast commitment to implementing her Equity Agenda by bringing those closest to the pain, closest to the power.

April 9, 2019 Press Release
Pressley: “This is for the brave women of the Boston Fire Department, for the hotel workers I worked alongside when I was scrapping money together to help my family, for the transgender men and women who face discrimination for living their truth. This is for those workers who shared their stories and instead of justice, faced retaliation.”

WASHINGTON  – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), and Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) introduced the Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination (Be HEARD) in the Workplace Act, legislation w

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, following the passage of H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued a statement honoring her mother, Sandra Pressley, a survivor of domestic violence.


April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today at a full Financial Services Committee hearing entitled, “The Fair Housing Act: Reviewing Efforts to Eliminate Discrimination and Promote Opportunity in Housing,” Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed Congress’s responsibility to maintain a housing market that is free from discrimination and condemned the Trump Administration’s eff