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Lawmakers Also Urge Leadership to Include Portions of Bill in Upcoming COVID Relief Package
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced the hiring of Reverend Art Gordon to serve as Senior Advisor in the Congresswoman’s district office in Boston.
Bill would also create a Law Enforcement Violence Prevention Program to apply a comprehensive public health approach to ending police brutality
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Abortion Rights and Access Task Force of the Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement on President Biden’s Executive Orders on reproductive healthcare:
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Senator Edward J. Markey and Representatives Ayanna Pressley and Joe Kennedy III will propose this week that the federal government offer grants to states that implement gun laws similar to those in Massachusetts.
BOSTON - The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling halting the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census is being cheered by state officials and advocates who said such a question could jeopardize an accurate count in Massachusetts.
When Ayanna Pressley was first elected to serve on the City Council in 2009, she focused her efforts on raising the status of women, children and Boston’s most vulnerable residents.
Attacking Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin from the steps of the Treasury Department in Washington on Thursday, Democratic leaders demanded that President Donald Trump put legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 following Mnuchin’s decision to indefinitely delay the bill’s introduction.
- Truvada's $2,000 monthly cost criticized by AIDS activists
- Letter comes month after CEO O'Day appeared before House panel
House Democrats sent a letter to Gilead Sciences Inc. seeking documents on pricing and patents for its HIV drug Truvada, whose high cost has drawn the ire of lawmakers and AIDS activists.
House Democrats, voting nearly in unison Tuesday night, countered human rights abuses worthy of the Hague’s attention with more words and money.
Freshman Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley was one of four Democrats who voted 'no' on an emergency border aid package that passed the House largely along party lines Tuesday night.
Pressley, calling into Boston Public Radio Wednesday, said her vote aligns with her campaign calls to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
“Hyde’s days are numbered,” says Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
Repealing the amendment, which bans federal funding for most abortions, “is more than my hope,” the Congress member told Vox. “It is my desire, it is my intention, it is my plan.”
If we thought Ayanna Pressley had nerves of steel for challenging and taking down one of our longest-serving Democratic congressmen, it was only because we hadn’t yet seen her take on the Trump administration. In her first speech on the floor of the House in January, she delivered a scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump and the government shutdown.
Even as President Donald Trump on Saturday afternoon abruptly announced the "delay" of anticipated raids by U.S.