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March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to adopt and release decarceral guidelines to reduce the

March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Democratic Caucus’ Task Force on Aging and Families introduced the Coronavirus Relief for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act to provide resources and support to protect the health and well-being of seniors, people with disabilities and the front-line workers and family caregivers who support these individuals.

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March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), and Grace Meng (D-NY), along with a coalition of progressive lawmakers and organizations, introduced the Housing is

March 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and a bipartisan group of more than 70 lawmakers called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to take steps to ensure that the financial burden of university closures and migration to remote learning do not result

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March 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal (MA-01), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), William Keating (MA-09), Joseph P.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

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March 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Katie Porter (D-CA), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), wrote to

March 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and 19 of her colleagues sent a letter to the White House urging the Trump Administration not to use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to give handouts to the fossil fuel industry. The letter comes in response

March 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the Congressional Community Health Centers Caucus, sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, in his capacity as head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, urging the Task Force to consider the needs of the

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In The News

January 29, 2020 In The News

Progressive lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday, including U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts’s 7th District, declared housing a fundamental human right and called for a new wave of investments in combatting homelessness and expanding affordable housing.

January 29, 2020 In The News

They are among the overlooked, the underappreciated and still, the unpaid.

They clean toilets, mop floors and maintain security.

They work in federal buildings but are not federal employees.

They are lower-wage government contractors.

January 28, 2020 In The News

More than ten people have died in state prison in Mississippi since the beginning of 2020 — most of them in one particular state penitentiary: Parchman. Parchman's death toll continue to rise at a horrifying rate, with some prisoners reportedly beaten to death during their incarceration.

January 23, 2020 In The News

In a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Sen. Ed Markey, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren called for information about why a Northeastern University student from Iran was removed from the country despite a judge's stay of deportation order.

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January 17, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley said on Friday she hopes to achieve 80 percent decarceration through The People's Justice Guarantee, the sweeping criminal justice reform plan she released last November.

January 16, 2020 In The News

Representative Ayanna Pressley is opening up about her struggle with alopecia — the clinical term for loss of hair — revealing in a video published Thursday by The Root that she has recently gone bald after first noticing signs of hair loss in the fall.

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January 16, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ayanna Pressley and Barbara Lee probed the “State of Black America” last weekend during the Congressional Black Caucus’s first-ever visit to Massachusetts.

January 15, 2020 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus made a historic visit to Boston last weekend to address the country’s systemic inequality and economic injustice. A press conference held Friday at Northeastern University’s John D.

January 12, 2020 In The News

The Bruce C. Boiling Municipal Building in Roxbury was packed Saturday afternoon as people concerned about equal access to economic opportunity for black entrepreneurs waited to hear from Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley and six of her congressional colleagues.

January 10, 2020 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus kicked off its first-ever visit to Massachusetts Friday evening with elected leaders from across the country articulating some of the nation’s most dire problems of institutional racism.

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