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May 3, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced that restaurants in Massachusetts will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning today, Monday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. ET. The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the American Rescue Plan that Rep.

April 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published in USA Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) responded to recent re

April 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.

April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in The Root, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan discussed the growing Black maternal health crisis and laid out a number of bold solutions to confront the crisis head-on. The op-ed comes during Black Maternal Health Week and follows the introduction of Rep.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to temporarily lift the medic

April 12, 2021 Press Release

BOSTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement regarding the Boston Police’s handling of the allegations made against retired officer and former union president Patrick Rose.

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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.

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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.

October 30, 2019 In The News

In a groundbreaking study, bipartisan criminal justice reform organization FWD.us and Cornell University partnered to collect much-needed information about the devastating impact of incarceration on U.S. families.

October 29, 2019 In The News

An estimated 6,000 Salvadorans in Massachusetts will be allowed to remain in the U.S. another year as a federal class-action lawsuit and legislation determine their future in this country.

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October 29, 2019 In The News

As LGBT rights advocates continue to press the Equality Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination, data was at the forefront of a congressional hearing Tuesday as evidence that anti-LGBT discrimination in housing and credit continues to exist.

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October 24, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley didn’t have much time for Mark Zuckerberg’s explanations. Literally, she only had five minutes.

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