Press Releases

April 07, 2020

Senate Democrats Urge Trump Administration to Ensure Workers Receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits as Quickly as Possible

 Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and 34 Democratic colleagues to press the Trump administration to take additional action to ensure Americans out of work receive unemployment insurance as quickly as possible. The senators outline a number of actions the administration should take to help states disburse supercharged unemployment insurance: … Continue Reading


April 07, 2020

Senate Dems to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Make Sure Americans Experiencing Homelessness Get Coronavirus Relief Payments

Washington, DC -- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and 26 of their colleagues in pushing to ensure the Trump Administration takes the steps necessary to make certain that people experiencing homelessness receive coronavirus relief payments. In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Tuesday, the senators urged him to consider the steep barriers people experiencing homelessness will confront when trying to access the direct stimulus … Continue Reading


April 07, 2020

Senate Dems to HHS: Reopen the ACA Marketplace, Allow More Americans to Get Health Insurance During Covid-19 Pandemic

 Washington, DC -- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), along with 25 Senate Democrats, on Tuesday in urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reopen the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace to allow more un- and under-insured Americans to get health insurance as they face potential health issues related to COVID-19. In a letter to the Secretary Alex Azar, the senators … Continue Reading


April 07, 2020

Warren, Brown, Van Hollen, Blumenthal Question Deutsche Bank Over Trump Org's Request to Delay Loan Repayments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, along with Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), wrote to Deutsche Bank about the Trump Organization's reported request for financial assistance amid the current crisis. They raised concerns about the bank's financial leverage over the President and his family and about the … Continue Reading


April 07, 2020

Warren, Brown, Colleagues Urge Student Loan Companies to Immediately Provide Relief to Private Student Loan Borrowers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Washington, D.C. -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee and Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Ranking Member of the Senate Banking Committee, along with Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawai'i), Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Cory A. Booker (D-N.J.), Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai'i), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), … Continue Reading


April 07, 2020

Senator Warren Publishes Medium Post on Protecting Our Elections During Coronavirus Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) published a Medium post today about how Congress must ensure our elections can proceed safely and securely during the coronavirus pandemic. She laid out four simple steps the government can take to protect the health and safety of America's voters, ensure states are equipped with the resources they need, and strengthen our electoral institutions for the long haul. The full text of the Medium post is available here … Continue Reading


April 06, 2020

Warren, Markey, Lynch Announce Over $2 Million in Federal Funding for Quincy Seawall

Quincy, MA - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representative Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the City of Quincy just over $2 million to fortify the seawall at Adam's Shore and Hough's Neck, which was damaged during the March 2018 Nor'easters."This long-overdue FEMA funding is terrific news and will make a big difference for Quincy as it works to rebuild its seawall, … Continue Reading


April 06, 2020

Warren, Markey Seek Urgent Fix to New Coronavirus Small Business Relief Program

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today wrote to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to act quickly to ensure small businesses in Massachusetts and across the country get the help they need. Senators Warren and Markey expressed concern that SBA and Treasury have been unable to quickly set up the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) established by the … Continue Reading


April 06, 2020

Vox: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for this, too

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared on the Ezra Klein podcast to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and her plan for responding to it. Podcast (Megaphone)Vox: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for this, too By Ezra Klein April 6, 2020"When you have a plan and people can see it, they can start making their plans," Warren says.In January, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was the first presidential candidate to release a plan for combating coronavirus. In March, she released a second … Continue Reading


April 06, 2020

Mass. Delegation Urges FEMA to Immediately Release Enough Ventilators from the Strategic National Stockpile to Massachusetts as Hospitals Prepare for Surge

Boston, MA -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal, (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-MA-02), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), William Keating (D-MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), today wrote to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urging the agency to immediately grant requests submitted by the … Continue Reading


April 06, 2020

Warren and Markey Demand Answers from Trump Administration on Rollback of Environmental Safeguards During COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Friday regarding the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to roll back environmental safeguards during the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. … Continue Reading


April 04, 2020

Senators Warren and Markey Urge Department of Commerce, NOAA to Act Swiftly, Equitably, and Transparently in Allocating $300 Million in Fisheries Disaster Assistance

 Boston, MA - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) are calling on the Commerce Department and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide a swift, equitable, and transparent process in distributing the $300 million in fisheries disaster relief funds included in the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The coronavirus pandemic has caused restaurants across the United States to close and … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Warren Joins Bicameral Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Legislation that would Provide Critical Assistance to Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Washington, DC -- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai’i) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Representatives Judy Chu (D-Calif.), Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), and Lou Correa (D-Calif.), to unveil legislation to ensure that everyone in the United States - especially those in vulnerable communities - can access health care and other critical resources during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The Coronavirus Immigrant Families … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Massachusetts Awarded Over $92 Million in HUD Grants for COVID-19 Relief

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded over $92 million in federal grants to support cities and towns across Massachusetts as they combat the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.The funding, which was awarded through HUD's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Warren, Markey, Neal, Pressley Address Disturbing Reports of Veteran Deaths at Massachusetts Soldiers' Homes

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07), today wrote to Ryan Lilly, Director of the Veterans Affairs (VA) New England Healthcare System, expressing their concern about the disturbing reports of the deaths of veteran residents at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home (HSH) and the Chelsea Soldiers' Home (CSH). The lawmakers urged Mr. Lilly to obtain more resources … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Senators Warren, Markey, Rep. Keating Commend Army Corps of Engineers Decision to Replace Cape Cod Canal Bridges

Boston, MA - Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, and Congressman William R. Keating (MA-09), today commended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for its final “Major Rehabilitation Evaluation Report” on the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges in Cape Cod. This final report was released today and formally adopts the USACE New England District’s recommendation to replace both structures with two new bridges that conform to modern highway design standards. The project will … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Warren, Grijalva, Velázquez, Castro Ask Trump Administration to Address Puerto Rico's Unique Vulnerability to COVID-19

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), House Natural Resources Committee Chair; Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.), House Small Business Committee Chair; and Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair; wrote to Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House Task Force on Coronavirus, regarding the economic and public health vulnerabilities of Puerto Rico amid the novel coronavirus disease … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Warren Joins Duckworth to Call For Investigation into Suspicious Deletion of Online Information on the Strategic National Stockpile

  Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) along with Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai’i) in demanding an immediate independent investigation into potential improper political interference in the management of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).  The senators’ letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) comes as a response to reports that … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Warren and Booker Urge Labor Department to Reverse Guidance that Strips Workers of Leave Benefits

 Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) today urged the Department of Labor (DOL) to reconsider its decision to strip emergency paid sick and family leave from millions of workers, a benefit established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the second Coronavirus aid package passed in mid-March. Last week, the DOL issued guidance that broadly expanded the categories of workers exempt from such emergency leave benefits, in … Continue Reading


April 02, 2020

Warren Joins Colleagues in Calling for Strengthening Background Checks, New Federal Guidance Amidst Surge in Gun Sales

 Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and 12 of their colleagues today in calling for strengthening background checks amidst a massive increase in gun sales during the coronavirus emergency.  In a letter sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau for Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), the Senators express serious concerns that the surge in … 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
Showing page   of 106