Media

Latest News

December 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in an op-ed published in The Nation, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) called on President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris to respond to the diverse and multigenerational movement that elected them by fundamentally redefining w

December 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the police reform legislation under consideration by Massachusetts state lawmakers:

November 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement on the election of Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05) as Assistant Speaker for the 117th Congress:

Issues:
November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the arrest made in East Boston today by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

November 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  In a joint statement issued today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Katherine Clark (MA-05) and Lori Trahan (MA-03), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J.

Issues:
November 13, 2020 Press Release

Video (YouTube)

WASHINGTON – Today, at a briefing held by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the growing racial disparities in maternal health and the urgent need to combat the Black maternal mortality crisis.

Pages

In The News

April 12, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley talked to WBUR’S Kimberly Atkins about her first 100 days in Congress, during which she questioned President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, filed or co-sponsored 115 bills and spoke on the House floor about the struggles she and her families have faced.

April 11, 2019 In The News

La congresista Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), quien representa a gran parte de Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea y Somerville ante la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., introdujo una nueva legislación junto a otras tres colegas, en un esfuerzo por luchar contra la discriminación y el acoso sexual en los lugares de trabajo.

April 9, 2019 In The News

Joined by workers, survivors, and advocates from across the country, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and other congressional Democrats have introduced new, comprehensive legislation that tackles harassment in the workplace.

April 9, 2019 In The News

Democrats are aiming to build safer and more inclusive spaces for workers at the entry and low wage levels with this particular piece of legislation. On Tuesday, Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley introduced the Be HEARD anti-harassment act, The Root reported.

April 5, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley spoke about her mother’s abuse at the hands of a partner while speaking in support of the Violence Against Women Act Thursday.

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to renew the act - which included new provisions that restrict gun ownership and expand rights for transgender people, according to NPR.

March 25, 2019 In The News

Attorney General William Barr sent a letter to Congress on Sunday summarizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

March 24, 2019 In The News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his 22-month Trump-Russia investigation is in the hands of the Justice Department, but Sunday’s release of a four-page summary from the US attorney general sparked renewed calls from Massachusetts’ congressional delegation for the entire report — and the evidence behind it — to be made public.

March 6, 2019 In The News

Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) is trying to lower the federal voting age to 16. Seeking to prohibit states from denying registration to 16- and 17-year-old voters in congressional and presidential elections, the first-term congresswoman has introduced an amendment to H.R.

February 28, 2019 In The News

President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was grilled by a panel of US House representatives on Wednesday, with Massachusetts Democrats Ayanna Pressley and Stephen Lynch getting their fair share of hits in, and Boston University graduate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raising questions about Trump’s tax returns.

February 28, 2019 In The News

US Rep. Ayanna Pressley hosted a transportation equity and policy agenda roundtable last Thursday in Fields Corner with local activists, touching on opportunities for federal legislation and homing in on opportunities for her to support state or municipal initiatives.

Pages