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March 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced the Student Debt Emergency Relief Act, legislation that provides immediate monthly payment relief for federal student loan borrowers, cancels at least $30,000 in ou

March 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Representatives James P. McGovern (MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), William Keating (MA-09), Joseph P.

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March 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and several federal lawmakers are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Prisons to grant compassionate release for individuals held at federal detainment facilities. Their statement comes following the first report of an individual in federal custody testing positive for COVID-19.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Representatives Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Steve Cohen (TN-09) urged leaders in the House and Senate to include protections for workers and consumers in any financial assistance aimed at support

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) led the Massachusetts Delegation in a call for Governor Baker to prioritize the needs of community hospitals and community health centers that primarily serve Medicaid and

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) led 27 of their colleagues in urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to prioritize student debt cancellation and immediate relief for student lo

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman Danny K.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Representatives Katherine Clark (MA-05), Vice Chair of the House Democrat Caucus and Appropriations Committee member, Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Joe Kennedy (MA-04) and eight other members of Congress,

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Kamala D.

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March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to adopt and release decarceral guidelines to reduce the population of people in f

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In The News

September 19, 2019 In The News

IN AN ABRUPT about-face, the Trump administration is reversing course on the recent declaration that it was ending a policy that allows seriously ill immigrants to remain in the country legally to receive medical treatment.

September 17, 2019 In The News

Amid politicians’ calls for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s impeachment, Rep. Ayanna Pressley is actually trying to get the process started.

Pressley on Tuesday filed an impeachment resolution that presses the House Judiciary Committee to kick off an investigation that would mark the first step in an impeachment process.

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September 17, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) knows that for too many Black girls, an average school day can spiral out of control with life-altering consequences. A fight with a classmate, a tense exchange with a teacher, or a dress code infraction, are increasingly yielding harsh disciplinary action and criminalization for children of color, including Black girls.

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September 16, 2019 In The News

Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she plans to introduce a resolution officially calling for that inquiry.

September 11, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) pressed Renaud with the same line of questioning, asking who handed down the decision to end medical deferred action and why it was done with no public announcement. Finally, turning to subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Ocasio-Cortez suggested further action.

September 4, 2019 In The News

On the one-year anniversary of her historic primary victory, US Representative Ayanna Pressley of Boston returned Wednesday to a key scene of her upstart campaign: the MBTA’s No. 1 bus.

September 2, 2019 In The News

A sea of purple shirts, white carnations, and pro-labor signs flooded Copley Square Monday as labor leaders, advocates, and union members gathered for the yearly Labor Day March.

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August 30, 2019 In The News

Federal lawmakers, including several Massachusetts Democrats, are probing a Trump administration policy change that has some severely ill immigrants facing deportation.

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August 29, 2019 In The News

For 106 consecutive Saturday mornings, the grass-roots group of protesters that calls itself Move to Remove has gathered for an hour on the Falmouth Village Green, urging that President Donald J. Trump be removed from office.

This week the group had a surprise visitor.

August 29, 2019 In The News

When Suhas Khamgaonkar came to the United States 14 years ago as the wife of a chemical engineer with an employer-sponsored visa, she thought that her legal immigration status in the country was assured.

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