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June 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), co-founder of the House Future of Transportation Caucus, announced that the House Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act, includes over $18.5 million in federal funding supporting severa

June 2, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

Lawmakers Had Secured Commitment from Commonwealth to Swiftly Distribute Federal Dollars to Hardest-Hit Communities

 

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on President Biden’s call to eliminate the Hyde Amendment in his Fiscal Year 2022 budget.

“I applaud President Biden’s decision to honor his commitment to strike the Hyde Amendment from his Fiscal Year 2022 presidential budget proposal. 

May 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced nearly $210 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.

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May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Cori Bush (MO-01) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) issued the following statement after voting no on H.R. 3237 – the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act of 2021: 

 

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, will serve as Vice Chair for the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions for the 117th Congress. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the full committee, made the announcement yesterday.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, on Haitian Flag Day, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY-09) and Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) released the following statement announcing the formation of the House Haiti

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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.

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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