Press Releases

May 04, 2020

Warren, Markey, Keating, and Kennedy Call for an Independent Investigation of the May 1st Events at the Bristol County House of Correction

Boston, MA - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Representatives William Keating (D-MA-09) and Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04), today sent a letter to Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson after reports of a violent incident at the Bristol County House of Correction's C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center, Unit B, on Friday, May 1, 2020. Sheriff Hodgson, who oversees the facility, alleges the detained persons "attacked" personnel … Continue Reading


May 04, 2020

Warren Questions Defense Department About Profiteering Risks from Changes to Pricing and Contracting Policy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, wrote to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requesting clarification on a recent change to its defense contracting policy in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic."As the Department adjusts its business practices to address the COVID-19 pandemic, I seek to ensure that this policy change will result in responsible use of taxpayer funds and that … Continue Reading


May 02, 2020

Warren Joins Durbin and Menendez to Press Trump Administration on Deportation of COVID-19 Positive Migrants

Washington, DC - Following reports that the Trump Administration has deported dozens of Guatemalan, Mexican, and Haitian nationals who tested positive for COVID-19, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in calling on the Administration to mandate COVID-19 testing for all migrants before they are deported or transferred from the United … Continue Reading


May 01, 2020

Senators to Mnuchin: Disburse $8 Billion in Critical COVID-19 Relief to Tribal Governments Immediately

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to immediately disburse $8 billion in critical relief funds to eligible tribal governments. The senators say that this emergency assistance, which is part of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) established in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act, is critical to helping tribal governments—just like their state, local, and territorial … Continue Reading


May 01, 2020

Warren Joins Brown, Bennet, Durbin, Wyden in Call for Tax Credit Expansion to Help Working Families During Coronavirus Economic Downturn

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), along with 38 senators, in a letter to Senate Leaders calling for a temporary expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) in the next coronavirus relief package. As the economic effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are expected to last into next year, this would … Continue Reading


May 01, 2020

Blumenthal, Warren, Jayapal, and Sarbanes Lay Out Oversight, Accountability, and Anti-Corruption Provisions for Next Congressional COVID-19 Response Package

Read their letter to Congressional leadership here Read white papers detailing some of their proposals here and hereWashington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and the Chair of the House Democracy Reform Task Force Representative John Sarbanes (D-MD) laid out strong oversight, accountability, and anti-corruption provisions to be included in the next Congressional COVID-19 response … Continue Reading


May 01, 2020

Warren, Markey, Maloney Ask Large Assisted Living Operators What Actions They Are Taking to Protect Residents From COVID-19 Outbreaks

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and Senate Aging Committees, Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter to the nation's largest assisted living operators asking a series of questions about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreaks at their facilities and the actions they are taking … Continue Reading


April 30, 2020

Warren, Schakowsky to Introduce Legislation to Publicly Manufacture Personal Protective Equipment, Prescription Drugs, Other Medical Supplies

Bill Text | One-Pager Washington, DC - Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, introduced the COVID-19 Emergency Manufacturing Act to publicly manufacture personal protective equipment, prescription drugs, and other medical supplies necessary to combat the COVID-19 … Continue Reading


April 30, 2020

Warren, Pressley, Colleagues Call on Trump Administration to Fill Gaps in COVID-19 Demographic Data and Mobilize Resources to Affected Communities

Read letter to Vice President Pence and the Task Force here Read letter to the CDC hereWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA.) and Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA.) led their colleagues in letters to Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calling on the Administration to fill the gaps in COVID-19 demographic data and mobilize resources to the hardest hit communities. … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

In Bipartisan Letter, Lawmakers Seek Emergency Funding for Behavioral Health Organizations in Next Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA-04), along with Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI); and Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA-06), Paul Tonko (D-NY-20), John Katko (R-NY-24) and 68 of their Senate and House colleagues, sent a letter to Congressional leadership requesting emergency funding for mental health disorder and addiction treatment providers as the nation grapples with … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

Warren Sounds Alarm Over Lack of Climate Risk Reporting Requirements in SEC's New Proposed Disclosure Rule

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee and Securities, Insurance, and Investment Subcommittee, yesterday submitted a public comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its proposed rule to amend Regulation S-K, which establishes disclosure and reporting requirements for publicly traded companies. In her letter, the senator expressed concern that the SEC declined to require the disclosure … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

Senators Warren and Markey, and Reps. Moulton and Keating Demand Immediate Guidance for Fisheries Disaster Assistance Funding During Coronavirus Emergency

Washington, DC - Today, Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Representatives William Keating (MA-09) and Seth Moulton (MA-06) called for the Department of Commerce to immediately issue guidance for how the fishing and seafood industries can access the designated $300 million in relief funds included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. In their letter to the Commerce Department, the Massachusetts lawmakers report that it appears … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

Warren, Hirono, Harris, Murphy to USDA: College Students Need Access to SNAP During Pandemic

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai'i), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to immediately reconsider its blanket denial of waiver requests and allow college students continued access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits if they have become unemployed due to the pandemic. In their letter, the senators noted that many college … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

Backed by Large Group of Senate Colleagues, Warren and Smith Press to Include $50 Billion Child Care Bailout in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) led 29 of their Senate colleagues in calling on Senate leadership to include their plan for a $50 billion child care bailout in the next coronavirus relief package, saying it is indispensable part of the nation's response to the pandemic. Earlier this month, Senators Warren and Smith unveiled their plan to stabilize the child care system, keep providers in business, and ensure parents are … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

Senators Warren, Casey, Gillibrand, Brown, Hassan, Duckworth, and Colleagues Urge House and Senate Leadership to Prioritize the Needs of People with Disabilities in the Next COVID-19 Package

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and Senate Aging Committees, along with Senators Bob Casey (D-Pa.), a member of the HELP Committee and Ranking Member of the Aging Committee, Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), sent a letter urging House and Senate leadership to prioritize the needs of people with disabilities as … Continue Reading


April 29, 2020

Massachusetts Medicare Providers Awarded Additional $163 Million in CARES Act Relief

Washington, D.C. - 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), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), William Keating (D-MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-06), Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), today announced that Massachusetts health care providers will receive an additional $163,555,426 under the Coronavirus Aid, … Continue Reading


April 28, 2020

Warren, Murray, Peters, Colleagues Demand Answers From Trump Administration on Efforts to Protect Federal Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, along with Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee, and Senator Gary C. Peters (D-Mich.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, led 19 of their Senate colleagues in writing to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) … Continue Reading


April 28, 2020

Warren, Markey, Trahan Call on CMS to Increase Oversight of Life Care Centers of America, Other Nursing Homes to Protect Workers and Residents

Washington, DC - Yesterday, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), wrote to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting that additional oversight measures be put into place to protect staff and residents of Life Care Centers of America (LCCA) and other nursing home facilities from COVID-19. The letter cites the failure of the company’s corporate leadership to alert local officials to the rapid … Continue Reading


April 28, 2020

Sens. Warren and King Seek Strong Funding for Pandemic Threat Detection Programs Under USAID

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Angus King (I-Maine) sent a letter to Senate appropriators urging them to include robust funding in the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bill for programs within the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen global health security, particularly with respect to emerging zoonotic epidemic threats."The global public health crisis caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic … Continue Reading


April 28, 2020

Warren and Colleagues Urge Administration to Allow Eligible Immigrants to Complete Naturalization Process

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) along with Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and a group of 11 colleagues in a letter to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which has suspended live interviews and U.S. Citizenship Oath of Allegiance Ceremonies during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, urging the Administration to implement technological solutions that will … Continue Reading

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