Press Releases

July 29, 2021

Senators Warren and Fischer Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Designating September 2021 as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) are reintroducing a bipartisan resolution recognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September as PCOS Awareness Month. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Shelley Capito (W.Va.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), James Lankford (R-OK), … Continue Reading


July 28, 2021

Warren, Doggett Question Whether DoD Has Taken Required Steps to Reduce Costs of DoD-Funded Prescription Drugs and Medical Products

Washington, D.C. -- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), and Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III requesting information about the Department of Defense’s (DoD) efforts to implement congressional directives from the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Report (FY2018 Report) requiring … Continue Reading


July 28, 2021

Warren, Nadler, Durbin, Blumenthal, Maloney Announce Legislation to Eliminate Non-Debtor Releases, Prevent Corporations and Private Entities From Escaping Accountability In Bankruptcy Proceedings

Washington, D.C. — Today, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and United States Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) announced legislation to prohibit the use of non-consensual, non-debtor releases that have helped entities and individuals, like members of the Sackler family, escape accountability for wrongdoing through bankruptcy proceedings. Since Purdue Pharma filed for … Continue Reading


July 27, 2021

ICYMI: Warren Calls for Student Loan Servicers To Be Held Accountable When They Cheat Borrowers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, chairing a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned experts on what should be done to protect student borrowers during upcoming transitions to new student loan servicers. During the hearing, Senator Warren spoke about the end of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency's (PHEAA) student loan servicing contract with the U.S. Department of … Continue Reading


July 27, 2021

As End of CDC Eviction Moratorium Nears, Warren Calls on Large Corporate Landlords to Avoid Needless Evictions

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to eleven major corporate landlords, calling on them to commit to helping tenants obtain emergency rental assistance before initiating any eviction proceedings after the impending July 31, 2021 expiration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) eviction moratorium.“I am concerned that the expiration of the CDC’s moratorium will lead to a wave of needless evictions, upending the lives of … Continue Reading


July 27, 2021

At Hearing, Warren Pushes for Borrower Protections After Major Student Loan Servicing Shakeup, Calls on President Biden to Extend Loan Payment Pause

| Hearing Livestream HERE Washington, D.C. - Today, chairing a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered remarks on the importance of ensuring accountability for student loan servicers following the major student loan servicer shakeup, and extending the pause in student loan payments, collections, and interest that is is scheduled to end on September 30, 2021. This hearing is a … Continue Reading


July 27, 2021

As End of CDC Eviction Moratorium Nears, Warren Calls on Large Corporate Landlords to Avoid Needless Evictions

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to eleven major corporate landlords, calling on them to commit to helping tenants obtain emergency rental assistance before initiating any eviction proceedings after the impending July 31, 2021 expiration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) eviction moratorium.“I am concerned that the expiration of the CDC’s moratorium will lead to a wave of needless evictions, upending the lives of … Continue Reading


July 27, 2021

Warren Urges FSOC To Use Authority to Address Cryptocurrency Market, Protect Consumers, and Mitigate Financial Stability Risks

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), chair of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (BHUA) Subcommittee on Economic Policy, sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to use its existing authority to address risks posed by the highly volatile cryptocurrency market and lead the financial regulatory agencies in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to regulating … Continue Reading


July 26, 2021

Warren, Markey Statement on Nomination of Rachael Rollins as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts

Washington, D.C. - Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released the following statement today after President Joseph R. Biden announced that he has nominated Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Senators Warren and Markey recommended District Attorney Rollins as their candidate for the U.S. Attorney role. "District Attorney Rollins is a great choice for U.S. Attorney, and we were … Continue Reading


July 23, 2021

Warren Statement on Armed Services Committee's Bipartisan Adoption of Her DoD Ethics Amendment

Washington, DC - After the Senate Armed Services Committee’s mark-up of the FY 2022 defense budget concluded, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the following statement on the Committee’s bipartisan adoption of her amendment to raise the recusal standard for Department of Defense employees. Under her amendment, Pentagon officials will be prohibited from participating in matters that affect the financial interests of their former employer, former clients, or former … Continue Reading


July 22, 2021

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge HHS and CMS to Include Unique Device Identifiers in Medicare Claims Forms

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Representatives Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), and Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure requesting that they commit to including medical devices’ unique device identifier (UDI) in Medicare claims forms. … Continue Reading


July 20, 2021

Warren Statement on Jonathan Kanter’s Nomination to Lead the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Jonathan Kanter to lead the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division:“The Biden administration’s nomination of Jonathan Kanter to lead the DOJ’s Antitrust Division is tremendous news for workers and consumers. Jonathan has been a leader in the fight to check consolidated corporate power and strengthen competition in our markets. At this … Continue Reading


July 20, 2021

Warren Announces Key Priorities for FY 2022 NDAA

Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act | Department of Defense Climate Resiliency and Readiness Act | Department of Defense Ethics and Anti-Corruption Act | Make Taxpayer-Funded Department of Defense Medical Interventions Affordable ActWashington, D.C. — As the Senate begins negotiations on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced key priorities … Continue Reading


July 20, 2021

As FTC Reviews Lockheed Martin's Proposed Acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Warren Questions Agency About Preventing Monopolistic Behavior in Defense Industry

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Lina Khan requesting information about the effectiveness of the antitrust agency’s use of behavioral remedies to protect competition and prevent monopolistic behavior in the defense industry. This letter comes as the FTC has extended its investigation of Lockheed Martin's proposed acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne, the last remaining independent domestic … Continue Reading


July 16, 2021

Senator Warren and Congressman Al Green Introduce the Reconciliation in Place Names Act

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congressman Al Green (D-Texas) introduced the Reconciliation in Place Names Act. Originally introduced last year with then-Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), this bill would address land units and geographic features with racist and bigoted names.Public lands are a part of the fabric of America that are meant to welcome everyone; however, thousands of geographic features, national forests, wilderness areas, and other … Continue Reading


July 16, 2021

New Blog Post: Senator Warren: President Biden Gets It: Americans Are Ready to Put People Over Profits

Blog Post With Data for Progress Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today contributed a blog post with Data for Progress (dataforprogress.org) breaking down President Biden’s recent competition executive orders and how they put power back in the hands of consumers and workers.Read the full post here and below. President Biden Gets It: Americans Are Ready to Put People Over Profits In the world’s largest economy, a hearing aid shouldn’t cost as much … Continue Reading


July 15, 2021

Warren, Colleagues Urge Leadership to Provide at Least $30 Billion in Funding to Prevent and Prepare for Future Pandemics

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) wrote to Congressional leadership urging them to provide at least $30 billion in the next funding package to prevent and prepare for future pandemics. In the letter, the lawmakers called on Congress to make long overdue investments to bolster the U.S. public … Continue Reading


July 15, 2021

Warren to Fed Chair Powell: The Federal Reserve Needs to Be Tough Enough to Protect our Economy from the Next Crisis

Washington, DC - At today's Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee (BHUA) hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) raised concerns to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell regarding the steps he has taken to weaken financial regulation during the past four years of his tenure. Her questions focused on two areas of weakened regulation: living wills and the Volcker Rule. To prevent taxpayer bailouts, banks are required to have living wills to show every … Continue Reading


July 14, 2021

Warren, Markey, House Democrats Release New GAO Report Showing Gun Violence Costs U.S. Health Care System More Than $1 Billion Per Year

Click here to read the GAO reportWashington, DC — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) joined Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), and Representative Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) and Cori Bush (D-Mo.) to release a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the public health impact of America’s gun violence epidemic and call for Congress to act to protect Americans from gun violence."Gun violence is an … Continue Reading


July 14, 2021

At Hearing, Warren Calls for Robust Investment in Domestic Jobs and Support for Workers to Bolster Competitiveness and Repair Economy

Warren: “If we give American workers the tools they need, they can compete with anyone, including global economic rivals like China.” Opening Remarks Here Washington, D.C. - Today, chairing a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility, and Economic Growth, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered remarks on the importance of robust investments in American jobs and workers to ensure that the United States can compete in a global … Continue Reading

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