WASHINGTON –Today, at the direction of the Office of Attending Physician Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Congresswoman released the following statement:
Cancellation Would Reduce Racial Wealth Gap, Stimulate Economy, and Provide Much-Needed Economic Relief Amid Pandemic
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on Governor’s proposed amendments to the Massachusetts police reform legislation:
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accepted the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday, taking care not to mention President Donald Trump, the Republican Party, or friction among Democrats.
Speaker Pelosi, who made history by becoming the first female speaker in 2007, was honored for facilitating the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Stuart Goldstein still has the red-and-white bumper stickers and other artifacts from 1969, when he helped persuade New Jersey lawmakers that 18-year-olds should be able to vote.
US Representative Ayanna Pressley, a Democrat who drew national attention last year when she defeated 10-term incumbent Michael Capuano in a primary challenge, declared her solidarity with unknown and underappreciated workers Saturday during graduation exercises at Boston’s Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology.
Audrey Murray-Wright bought lottery tickets for the first time a few months ago during the government shutdown.
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Susan Bro watched silently as a gut-wrenching video replayed the viciousness that killed her daughter. When the video stopped, Bro took a tissue and wiped tears from her face.
Rep. Ayanna Pressley is the leading sponsor on a new bill that would work to combat rising maternity death rates.
The bill, known as the MOMMIES Act, would extend Medicaid coverage from two months to a full year after childbirth and increase access to community-based services like doulas and midwives.
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will introduce a bill on Wednesday to address the high rate of maternal mortality in the U.S., particularly among black women, by expanding access to health care for pregnant women and new mothers.
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), discusses the possibility of impeaching President Trump, restoring voting rights to Americans convicted of a felony, and workers' rights.