BOSTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the following statement applauding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) commitment to address centuries of structural racism and discrimination in the U.S. public health system.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the announcement today that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will follow the intent of federal law and distribute $100 million in federally-provided American Rescue Plan funding to hard-hit communities like Chelsea, Everett, Randolph and others.
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The need to reinvest in the country’s transportation infrastructure has been a simmering issue for years on Capitol Hill. Advocates say federal funding for highways and public transit has lagged for decades, leading to an increasingly obsolete and inefficient network.
A plan to reprioritize federal transportation spending was introduced by members of Congress today after recent reports that show an alarming rise in pedestrian and cyclist fatalities on the nation’s roadways.
Massachusetts US Representative Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday joined the chorus of voices criticizing President Donald Trump for using the word “lynching” to describe the impeachment investigation of Trump underway in the House of Representatives.
Top Massachusetts Democrats are paying tribute to Maryland Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a fellow Democrat who died early Thursday and who chaired a key House committee that investigated President Trump.
Drawing on longstanding issues of equitable access to public transit in her district, U.S. Rep Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts joined federal lawmakers on Thursday to launch a new caucus designed to tackle obstacles to reliable public transportation facing less prosperous communities around the country.
The constituents who came to Stetson Hall in Randolph brought questions about immigration, impeachment, women’s rights and growing inequality to 7th District U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s town hall meeting Saturday.
In her speech and her responses to audience members’ questions, Pressley brought a message of hope.
Rep. Ayanna Pressley announced Saturday a new caucus that will be formed on Capitol Hill, which aims to address the future of transportation.
WBZ NewsRadio’s Jim MacKay spoke with Congresswoman Pressley at a Town Hall event in Randolph, Mass. on Saturday about the caucus.
Ayanna Pressley says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is not doing what it was set up to do.
Rep. Ayanna Pressley on Wednesday gathered local participants of federal deferred immigration action programs the Trump administration has sought to scuttle to highlight the impact of those programs on the Bay State.