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December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in The Appeal, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) called on Donald Trump and t

December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in a joint op-ed published in the Boston Globe, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, State Representative Liz Miranda, and Tanisha Sullivan, President of the NAACP Boston Bran

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement on the firing and suspension of more than a dozen Army leaders at Fort Hood and release of an independent report detailing the dysfunction on the military base.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the House passage of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act:

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May 2, 2019 In The News

Massachusetts Senior Action Council members recently met with U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Massachusetts, who represents Randolph, on issues for seniors.

Pressley pledged her support and advocacy for MSAC members and political campaigns, including the grassroots organization’s fight for affordable health care.

May 1, 2019 In The News

May is National Bike Month, which is intended to help spread the health and environmental benefits of riding a bike. The Somerville Bike Committee hosted a Bike Month Kick-Off celebration.

April 30, 2019 In The News

Activist Angela Davis and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) joined numerous other black women activists and members of Congress in a rally Tuesday to support Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

April 28, 2019 In The News

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EAST BOSTON - Bay State Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined community members at an annual walk in East Boston on Sunday aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

April 26, 2019 In The News

I caught up with Rep. Ayanna Pressley earlier this week to talk about her new bill that would address inequalities in the workplace; impeachment; and the 2020 race. Our conversation was edited for length and clarity.

You've introduced the BE HEARD in the Workplace Act with Rep. Katherine Clark. How did that come about and why is it so important to you?

April 26, 2019 In The News

About six million Americans aren’t allowed to vote because they committed a felony – a regulation that disproportionately affects people of color, according to The Sentencing Project. So when a Harvard junior asked Senator Bernie Sanders at a CNN town hall if he believes people with felony records like the perpetrator who bombed the Boston Marathon should be allowed to vote, Rep.

April 23, 2019 In The News

The Road to a Green New Deal, an eight-city nationwide tour, launched Thursday as U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and others addressed a 1,400-person audience at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester about the urgency of climate change and how the Green New Deal plans to address it.

April 23, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley spoke on a variety of subjects, including her congressional campaign and her stance on legislation supporting the impeachment of Donald Trump, last night at the ASEAN Auditorium in an event organized by the Jonathan M.

April 17, 2019 In The News

Ayanna Pressley’s first 100 days as a US congresswoman have come fast and furious, with an already full to-do list expanding unpredictably across the national political landscape.

April 17, 2019 In The News

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Ayanna Pressley has been busy in Washington. She has filed a workers rights bill, legislation to combat workplace harassment and an amendment to lower the voting age to 16.

And she says she is not afraid to be disruptive when necessary.

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