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February 25, 2021 Press Release

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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

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

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 18, 2021 Press Release

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:



In The News

July 11, 2019 In The News

With tears in her eyes, a young Guatemalan mother on Wednesday recounted the death of her 21-month-old daughter after they were both released from U.S. custody, offering a scathing rebuke of conditions in migrant detention centers and bringing some lawmakers to tears with her heart-wrenching testimony.

July 6, 2019 In The News

Shirley Chisholm stares out from the side of a dozen coffee mugs these days, her epochal glasses, brocade dresses and distinct crown of curls recognizable trademarks of the most regenerative political figure in modern American culture.


July 4, 2019 In The News

About 100 people assembled in the auditorium at the Brooke Charter School on American Legion Highway on Saturday to hear Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley speak at a forum that she had organized with the Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council.

July 3, 2019 In The News

A full-time worker needs to earn nearly three times the state minimum wage to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at fair market rate in Massachusetts, according to a report released recently by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

July 2, 2019 In The News

Democrats visiting three detention facilities in Texas on Monday had to raise their voices—despite having microphones—to be heard over the shouts and heckling of pro-Donald Trump, anti-immigrant groups.

July 2, 2019 In The News

The Treasury Department did not meet Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley's deadline for providing documents related to her probe of the department's decision to leave Harriet Tubman off the $20 bill.

July 1, 2019 In The News

The morning rush started and the timing of the next train from Ashmont was a mystery – but it did cost more than it did the day before.