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Squad rallies Pressley's volunteers in Roxbury
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Squad rallies Pressley's volunteers in Roxbury
Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilham Omar and Rashida Tlaib joined Massachusetts 7th Congressional District Rep. Ayanna Pressley in Roxbury to rally volunteers as part of a get-out-the-vote effort.
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Pressley, Warren call on Biden to cancel student debt
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Pressley, Warren call on Biden to cancel student debt
Last week Massachusetts lawmakers came together with education advocates and union leaders to urge President Joe Biden to cancel student loan debt as the clock ticks on the federal moratorium instituted during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pressley secures $20 million for Roxbury transportation projects
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Local News
Pressley secures $20 million for Roxbury transportation projects
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $20 million in federal funds for street improvements for Malcolm X Boulevard, Melnea Cass Boulevard and Warren Street. The funding for the three Roxbury thoroughfares will be targeted toward streetscape improvements aimed at improving climate resiliency, making sidewalks more accessible and streets more safe.
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Pressley backs Sullivan’s campaign
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Pressley backs Sullivan’s campaign
Saturday morning, Tanisha Sullivan was in Mattapan Square, firing up several dozen volunteers to knock doors in support of her campaign for secretary of state. Motivating volunteers on a hot summer morning can be a bit of a lift, but Sullivan had help with U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and state Rep. Russell Holmes rallying the crowd of volunteers.
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Pressley secures tuition funding
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Local News
Pressley secures tuition funding
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $1 million in federal funds to augment the city’s program offering free tuition at community colleges.
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Pressley, Mejia discuss mental health with students
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Local News
Pressley, Mejia discuss mental health with students
ongresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined at-large City Councilor Julia Mejia and students from the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to discuss the COVID-19 response, the youth mental health crisis and how policymakers can support students and their families.
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Pressley, legislators call for state bank
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Pressley, legislators call for state bank
With Massachusetts residents continuing to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates and lawmakers have taken the opportunity to promote an out-of-the-box solution — putting banking power, primarily lending capabilities, in the hands of the state.
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Opinion
‘The whole truth is Dr. King was a proud and unapologetic Black man’
We know Dr. King as a spiritual and moral leader, scholar and thought leader and early architect of the Civil Rights Movement, yet too often, and especially in January, his legacy is reduced to that of a peaceful protester with a dream.
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Pressley adds to Wu’s endorsement haul
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Pressley adds to Wu’s endorsement haul
Last Friday, news that U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley would endorse Michelle Wu underscored growing support for the at-large councilor’s bid for the mayor’s seat.
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Palestinian activists pressure Massachusetts delegation
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Palestinian activists pressure Massachusetts delegation
After a summer marked by land expropriation in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem, the bombardment of Gaza, shootings and detention of Palestinian children and growing international outrage at the occupation of Palestinian land, a group of local Palestinian activists is calling on the Massachusetts congressional delegation to take a hard stand against Israel.
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Pols back hotel workers during Labor Day action
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Pols back hotel workers during Labor Day action
Labor groups and elected officials gathered Monday at a Labor Day rally outside the Marriott Copley Hotel to protest actions taken against its staff.
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Pressley opens Hyde Park district office
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Local News
Pressley opens Hyde Park district office
Before U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley arrived in her Hyde Park district office to celebrate its opening, the River Street storefront was packed with activists from across her district — a ward committee chair from Roxbury, a Chelsea School Committee member, anti-gun-violence activists from Randolph and City Council candidates from Boston.
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