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April 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following calls from Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it will begin releasing racial and ethnic data on COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)  and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) led more than 30 of their congressional colleagues in blasting the Trump Administration for continuing to garnish wages of millions of struggling student loan borrowers

April 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Karen Bass (CA-37), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Robin Kelly (IL-02), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, and Barbara Lee (CA-13), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Edward J.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) wrote to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker urging the Governor to rescind the

April 10, 2020 Press Release

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

April 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), 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. Lynch (MA-08), William Keating (MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-04), Seth Moulton (MA-06), and Lori Trahan (MA-03) announced that the U.S.

April 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Future of Transportation Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Mark Takano (CA-41) introduced two bills in line with the principles of the Caucus: the Improvin


In The News

November 24, 2019 In The News

While most people are tuning into the impeachment inquiry or the 2020 election coverage, Haitians in Greater Boston are glued to news updates about the unrest back home.

November 20, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley last week announced a resolution calling for sweeping criminal justice reforms aimed at decreasing the number of people incarcerated, on probation or otherwise involved in the nation’s criminal justice system.

November 19, 2019 In The News

Representative Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts unveiled what she calls an “unapologetically bold” resolution last week intended to significantly reshape the American criminal legal system.

November 14, 2019 In The News

Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley introduced on Thursday a comprehensive criminal justice resolution package that would massively restructure America’s legal system—and fundamentally reshape the role prisons and jails play in American life.

November 14, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) proposed legislation to decriminalize sex work as part of a sweeping resolution she introduced Thursday morning aimed at revolutionizing the criminal justice system.  

November 14, 2019 In The News

Drug addiction once held Martin Pressley like a vise, and he found himself in and out of the criminal justice system for more than a decade. That meant that he was also in and out of the life of his daughter, Ayanna.


November 6, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, First Lady Melania Trump is bringing her much-lampooned “Be Best” initiative to Boston—but she will hardly be welcomed with open arms.

November 1, 2019 In The News

Massachusetts’ congressional delegation is asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take down a rule that would penalize immigrants for using certain public benefits, weeks after federal courts struck down a similar Department of Homeland Security rule.

October 31, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A House Democrat has proposed legislation to require the CEOs of the U.S. "global systemically important" banks to testify before Congress.

October 30, 2019 In The News

Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli told members of Congress Wednesday it was his decision in August to stop processing requests for so-called medical deferred action.