Press Releases

November 24, 2020

Warren Joins Massachusetts Congressional Delegation in Calling for Halt to Needless and Cruel Deportations

Washington, D.C. - As the number of coronavirus cases in the United States surges past 12 million, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Representatives Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-04), Katherine Clark (MA-05), Lori Trahan (MA-03), Seth Moulton (MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), William Keating (MA-09), Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), James P. McGovern (MA-02), and Richard E. Neal (MA-01) today to call on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to listen to … Continue Reading


November 24, 2020

Warren to Introduce Senate Version of COVID Community Care Act to Provide $8 Billion in Emergency Funding for Medically Underserved Communities

The COVID Community Care Act would empower trusted organizations in medically underserved communities to address mistrust, communicate timely information, and provide services to combat COVID-19.Bill Text | One-PagerWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (HELP), will be introducing a Senate version of Congresswoman Barbara Lee's (D-Calif.) bill to provide emergency funding for community … Continue Reading


November 24, 2020

Warren, Slotkin, Daines and Kelly, Request Answers on Promotion Delays of National Guard Service Members

A 2017 survey conducted by the National Guard Association of the United States found that nearly half of respondents reported delays in promotions - the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated these delays. A modified version of Warren's and Daines' bill in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act seeks to address these delays.Text of LetterWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), Representatives … Continue Reading


November 23, 2020

Senators Warren and Baldwin Seek GAO Investigation of Mandatory Work Requirements at Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facilities Receiving Federal Funding

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, sent a letter requesting that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigate mandatory vocational requirements at drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities that receive federal funding. Their request follows a recent investigation by … Continue Reading


November 20, 2020

Warren, Markey Lead Colleagues in Questioning DOJ's about its Settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) led their colleagues in sending a letter requesting information from the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding its settlement agreement with Purdue Pharma (Purdue) and the Sackler Family, including a proposal for Purdue's reorganization into a "public benefit company" (PBC). The letter was also signed by Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Ron Wyden … Continue Reading


November 19, 2020

At Warren, Maloney, and Kelly Request, Independent Watchdog Agrees to Evaluate Federal Health Care Costs Associated With Firearm Injuries

Response from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) hereLawmakers Initial Request to GAO hereWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), Oversight and Reform Committee member, released the following statement regarding the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) … Continue Reading


November 19, 2020

Warren, Markey Ask NIH for Updates on Reopening Opioid Treatment Research Programs

Text of LetterWashington, DC - Today, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (HELP), and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) requesting information on opioid treatment research programs that have reportedly been paused as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the letter, the Senators ask a series of questions regarding the status of these programs and how NIH … Continue Reading


November 19, 2020

Warren, Pressley, Haaland Lead Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Requesting Information on Medical Copays in Prisons and Their Impact on the Spread of COVID-19

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), along with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.), and André Carson … Continue Reading


November 19, 2020

Lawmakers Request Information on HHS Price Negotiations for COVID-19 Antiviral Drug Remdesivir, Urge the Trump Administration to Ensure Access and Affordability

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.), all members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP); and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting an update on HHS pricing negotiations with Gilead Sciences for treatments of its COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir, … Continue Reading


November 19, 2020

Warren, Porter Request All Federal Contracts for COVID-19 Therapeutics and Vaccines

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-Calif.) sent a letter to the Department of Secretary Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DOD), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting information and documents for all contracts issued … Continue Reading


November 18, 2020

Warren Urges CDC to More Accurately Communicate COVID-19 Mortality Risks To the Public and Appropriately Adjust for Age, Race, and Ethnicity

Text of LetterWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield, requesting that the CDC clarify its public communication about COVID-19 and risks relating to race and ethnicity by including age adjustments in their publications of COVID-19 mortality data. "To date, the CDC has not consistently articulated risks and has not provided full and complete information on the degree to which age and race or ethnicity interact to … Continue Reading


November 17, 2020

Senator Warren to SEC Chairman Clayton: You Have Done Nothing to Protect the Economy from Climate Change Risks

Washington, DC - In a Senate Banking Committee hearing today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) criticized Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton for refusing to enact strong climate disclosure rules and called for a new SEC chair who will put protect the economy from the threat posed by the climate crisis. The SEC's job is to protect our economy by ensuring that investors have basic information needed to make good investment decisions. That's why … Continue Reading


November 17, 2020

Senators Warren and Markey Joint Statement on the Nomination of Raúl M. Arias-Marxuach to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) released a joint statement on a lame-duck nomination of Raúl M. Arias-Marxuach to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit."President Trump has announced his intent to proceed with a lame-duck nomination of a judge to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. The White House did not consult with our offices, and confirming the nominee during this lame-duck session would require Republicans to … Continue Reading


November 16, 2020

Senators Warren and Grassley Urge FDA to Initiate Overdue Rulemaking So That Hearing Aids Can Be Made Available Over-the-Counter

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate its overdue rules for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids without further delay. Senators Warren and Grassley's Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act, which was signed into law in 2017 to remove outdated regulations … Continue Reading


November 11, 2020

Elizabeth Warren Op-Ed: What a Biden-Harris administration should prioritize on its first day

(Washington Post) Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) published an op-ed in The Washington Post reflecting on the 2020 election and laying out what Democrats must do next to deliver on campaign promises and improve the lives of the American people.Key sections below. Read the full op-ed here. Washington Post: What a Biden-Harris administration should prioritize on its first day Opinion By Elizabeth Warren November 11, 2020As Democrats celebrate the election of … Continue Reading


November 11, 2020

Warren to Business Roundtable: Show That Your Climate Commitments Are Not Empty Promises

Text of LetterWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, sent a letter to Doug McMillon and Mark Sutton, the Business Roundtable (BRT) chair and BRT Energy & Environment Committee, respectively, regarding the September 2020 release of their new principles and policies to address climate change. McMillon is the President and CEO of Walmart, and Sutton is the Chairman and CEO of … Continue Reading


November 11, 2020

Senator Warren and 36 Democratic Senators Urge Armed Services Leaders to Retain Bipartisan, Bicameral Measure to Rename Military Bases and Other Assets Honoring the Confederacy

Washington, DC -- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), yesterday led 36 of her Senate colleagues on a letter to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees urging that they reconcile and retain the bicameral, bipartisan measure to require military installations and assets that honor the Confederacy and Confederate officers be renamed within the next three years. Senate and House Armed … Continue Reading


November 10, 2020

Warren, Baldwin, Whitehouse, Hassan Lead Colleagues to Call on Trump's Justice Department to Stop Plans to Make Purdue Pharma a Public Benefit Corporation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the proposed settlement agreement announced between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Purdue Pharma (Purdue), U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) are today leading their colleagues to call on Attorney General William Barr to stop his Department's plan to have Purdue's business, including its production of Oxycontin, transformed and preserved as a public trust or public benefit … Continue Reading


November 10, 2020

Warren and Smith Question FDA On Resuming Safety Inspections for Foreign Pharmaceuticals Entering the United States

Washington, DC - Today, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inquiring about the agency's quality and safety inspections for pharmaceuticals and drug products entering the United States, and requesting information on how FDA plans to take the necessary precautions to protect the health and safety of its … Continue Reading


November 10, 2020

At Banking Hearing, Warren to Federal Reserve Vice Chairman: Do Your Job to Protect the American People -- Not Big Bank Investors

Washington, DC -  In a Senate Banking Committee hearing today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) criticized Republicans' failure to pass a relief bill as unemployment benefits ran out, evictions resumed, state budgets catered, and Black and Brown workers paid the high price. Senator Warren reinforced that if Republicans fail to act, it will result in a negative impact on the financial system, noting that firms' capital forecasts tend to be strongly dependent on the … Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110
Showing page   of 110