Press Releases

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in response to the restrictive and dangerous anti-abortion laws passed in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Utah and Ohio, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Ahead of the final passage vote, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) delivered remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which provides non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Yesterday, at a Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee Hearing on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties entitled Confronting White Supremacy: The Consequences of InactionCongresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the threat of White Supremacy to black Americans and the recent rise of far-right extremism in the United States.

May 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Friday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Committee Democrats to send a letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

BOSTON Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) led a call to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to address ongoing challenges faced by many Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as well as Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders seeking driver’s license renewals.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – During debate on HR 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions of 2019, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) introduced an amendment that would ensure that the 67 million American women and girls living with a pre-existing conditions would receive the servic

May 8, 2019 Press Release

Massachusetts would receive an estimated $120.1 million per year in state and local formula grants under the CARE Act, with opportunity to apply for additional competitive funding


May 8, 2019 Press Release

The Healthy MOMMIES Act would Expand and Enhance Coverage for Pregnant People Enrolled in Medicaid, Including Access to Community-Based Doula Care


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.