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March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Katie Porter (CA-45) called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep its commitment to the American people by making diagnostic testing and treatment for the coronavirus free for

March 13, 2020 Press Release

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

March 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, during a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) got Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield to commit to cover all costs associated with testing and treatment for COVID-19 on the record for the fi

March 11, 2020 Press Release

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

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and over 40 of her Congressional colleagues sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, the designated lead for the federal government’s coronavirus response, urging the Administration to reconsider its “public

March 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), founding member of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, introduced H.R.

March 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Nydia Velazquez (NY-07), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) sent a letter to Michael Carvajal, Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), demanding information on what steps the BOP is t

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging & Families, along with Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Conor Lamb (D-PA), and Vice Chairs Reps.

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February 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined 45 of her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald J.

February 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Congressman Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia (D-IL) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security

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December 19, 2019 In The News

On Dec. 18, Donald Trump became the third president in history to be impeached.

Somerville’s congressional Representative Ayanna Pressley voted with the House in favor of his impeachment.

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December 19, 2019 In The News

A week after leading a fight to secure strong investments in community health centers as part of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings’s Lower Drug Costs Now Act in the U.S. House, U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley decided to visit one community Health Center that has become a model for others across the nation.

December 18, 2019 In The News

As the year comes to a close, House Democrats, at the direction of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have found themselves in a giving spirit. Not only have they blessed passage for Donald Trump’s long-promised renegotiation of NAFTA, and a record $738 billion defense authorization bill that excised provisions aimed at ending U.S.

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December 13, 2019 In The News

Months after federal immigration officials reinstated deferred action for medical cases, a family in Boston who feared they'd be removed from the U.S. — even as their son continued to need life-saving treatments — now has clarity.

December 11, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, D-MA, who represents Randolph, questioned expert witnesses about the human rights crisis in Haiti during a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee entitled “Haiti on the Brink: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward a Country in Crisis.”

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December 9, 2019 In The News

Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley and Katherine Clark plan to join striking Harvard graduate students on the picket line Monday morning.

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December 7, 2019 In The News

WORCESTER - Dependent grandchildren with trauma. Fixed retirement income or limited ability to work. Social safety-net programs that ignore their circumstances. Legal battles. Just plain being older and tired.

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December 5, 2019 In The News

Over a year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would seek to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes — an initiative to combat youth smoking.

But much like a proposed ban on most flavored e-cigarettes touted only months ago by President Donald Trump, that plan has apparently stalled.

Ayanna Pressley wants to know: why?

December 5, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass), announced the first bill stemming from her sweeping The People’s Justice Guarantee resolution—which she unveiled last month—and she’s addressing the “school-to-confinement pathway,” most commonly known as the “school-to-prison pipeline,” which disproportionately targets Black, Latinx, and Indigenous children.

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