WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Haley Stevens (MI-11) led a group of 17 freshman Members of Congress calling on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to expand paid family and medical leave as Senate negotiations begin on t
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released a statement after J
WASHINGTON – Today, following House passage of H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA-04), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Representatives Richard E. Neal (MA-01), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Stephen F.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and more than 80 of their colleagues called on the U.S.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) introduced legislation which protects stimulus checks from garnishment and fees.
WASHINGTON— Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), along with Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representatives Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Joe Neguse (D-CO) sent a letter urging House and Senate leadership to include $11.5 billion in funding for Emergency Solutio
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Co-Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus, and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chair of Pro-Choice Caucus’s Providers and Clinics Task Force, led more than 155 of their colleagues in
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.