Washington, D.C., January 17, 2019 - Today, U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley, introduced legislation to ensure back pay for the thousands of low-wage contract service employees whose paychecks and livelihoods have been held hostage during the government shutdown.
Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019 -- Today, Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), announced key staff hires. Sworn in on January 3rd, Pressley represents Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District which includes parts of Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Chelsea, Everett, Randolph and Milton.
Washington, DC – Representative Ayanna Pressley will join Representative Katie Hill and other members of the Freshmen class, for an emergency press conference on the steps of the Senate to address this week’s votes to end the shutdown, the unity of the Freshman class, and continued efforts to reopen the government.
On Saturday January 12, 2019, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley held a local swearing-in ceremony in Roxbury, Massachusetts at Roxbury Community College. The ceremony was held for the residents of the Massachusetts 7th who were unable to attend the congressional swearing-in in Washington, DC.
Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019 -- Today, as the partial government shutdown enters its 18th day, Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), in partnership with Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and their colleagues, introduced legislation to ensure that federal contract service workers - including food service, custodial, and security professionals - receive back pay for wages lost dur
The freshman class will be sworn in on January 3rd, 2019 when the First Session of the 116th United States Congress convenes.