Press Releases

October 08, 2021

Warren Joins Menendez, Senate Democrats in Criticizing Mistreatment of Haitian Migrants at Border

Text of LetterWashington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and 14 of their colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Secretary of State Antony Blinken to express their disappointment over the United States’ inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants at the southern border and their summary deportations. In addition to calling for the immediate … Continue Reading

October 08, 2021

Senators Warren and Markey Statement on President Biden Restoring Protections for Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released the following statement on President Joseph R. Biden restoring protections for Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments:“We’re glad that President Biden overturned the Trump administration’s unlawful acts to slash and sell our national monuments. As we’ve maintained for years, no president should ever have been able to … Continue Reading

October 08, 2021

Warren Joins Heinrich, Luján, Torres in Introducing Bicameral Legislation to Commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Bill TextWashington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Representative Norma Torres (D-Calif.) in introducing legislation to replace the official holiday recognized on the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The bill (S. 2919) would also replace any mention of Columbus Day in all federal laws or regulations with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.At least 13 states and more than 100 cities … Continue Reading

October 08, 2021

Warren, Booker Call on DOJ to Decriminalize Cannabis

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to decriminalize cannabis by removing the drug from the Federal controlled substances list. Under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 (CSA), the Attorney General can remove a substance from the CSA’s list, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), based on the finding that it … Continue Reading

October 07, 2021

Warren Joins Leahy and 47 Senators in Introducing the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), a senior member and former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, along with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and 44 other senators, to introduce legislation to restore the landmark Voting Rights Act (VRA) and stop widespread attempts at voter suppression. The legislation - the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement … Continue Reading

October 05, 2021

Warren, Jayapal Demand Explanation for Reports of Unethical Revolving Door Between Federal Government and Top Accounting Firms

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and United States Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) sent letters to the leaders of five major accounting firms — Deloitte, PwC, EY, KPMG, and RSM — urging them to explain the unethical revolving door between their personnel and the federal government. Warren and Jayapal also demanded information on what safeguards are in place to prevent conflicts of interest for employees who formerly worked for the federal … Continue Reading

October 05, 2021

In Speech, Warren Calls Out Culture of Corruption Among High-Ranking Federal Reserve Officials; Says Responsibility is with Powell

Washington, D.C. — Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to the Senate floor to call out the culture of corruption among high-ranking Federal Reserve (Fed) officials. Recent reports of ethically questionable financial activity by high-ranking Fed officials — including Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida and two regional Fed presidents — have raised deep concerns over conflicts of interests and have undermined public confidence in the Fed. Yesterday, Senator … Continue Reading

October 05, 2021

Warren & Ross Introduce Bill to Require Disclosures of Ransomware Payments

Washington, DC -- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Deborah Ross (D-N.C.) today introduced the bicameral Ransom Disclosure Act. The bill provides the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with critical data on ransomware payments in order to bolster our understanding of how cybercriminal enterprises operate and develop a fuller picture of the ransomware threat.“Ransomware attacks are skyrocketing, yet we lack critical data to go after cybercriminals,” … Continue Reading

October 04, 2021

Warren Calls on SEC to Investigate Securities Trades by High-Level Federal Reserve Officials to Determine if They May Have Violated Insider Trading Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to investigate ethically questionable transactions made by top Federal Reserve officials and determine if they may have violated insider trading rules. A new report revealed that Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida traded “between $1 million and $5 million out of a bond fund into stock funds [in February 2020], one day before Chair Jerome Powell … Continue Reading

October 04, 2021

Warren, Markey, Blumenthal Raise Concerns About Discriminatory Bias in EdTech Student Surveillance Platforms and Harmful Effects on Students’ Mental Health

Washington, D.C. -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to four educational technology companies --, Bark Technologies, GoGuardian, and Securly Inc. -- regarding their use of artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic systems to monitor students’ online activity.“Your company and other education technology companies have developed software that are advertised to protect student safety, … Continue Reading

October 04, 2021

Warren Delivers George Washington University Commencement Address

As Progressives in Congress Hold the Line on President Biden’s Agenda, Warren Tells GW Students to Get in the Fight for What They Believe In “Progressives in Congress are holding strong in support of President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda...we will hold the line until we win this fight.” “[W]e’re a long way from true equality....You have power. You have used the opportunity given to you, so now, get in the fight to expand opportunity for someone else.” Washington, DC - United … Continue Reading

September 30, 2021

Warren, Davids, Cole Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Seek Healing for Stolen Native Children and Their Communities

Bill Text | One Pager | Endorsement ListWashington, D.C. -- Today, on the National Day of Remembrance for U.S. Indian Boarding Schools, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Native American Caucus, Congresswoman Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-Okla.), reintroduced The Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States Act, legislation that seeks healing for stolen Native children … Continue Reading

September 30, 2021

Senator Warren and Rep. Chuy García Introduce the Bank Merger Review Modernization Act to End Rubber Stamping of Bank Merger Applications

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the United States Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee (BHUA), and Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (D-Ill.), member of the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, today announced the reintroduction of the Bank Merger Review Modernization Act. The legislation would restrict harmful consolidation in the banking industry and protect consumers and the financial system from “Too … Continue Reading

September 30, 2021

Warren, Wyden, Padilla, Merkley, Daines Urge Treasury Secretary to Establish an Office of Tribal Affairs

Washington, D.C. -- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) urged U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to establish an Office of Tribal Affairs to provide a sufficient number of permanent personnel who can help improve the Department’s tribal consultation process, strengthen the Department’s relationship with tribal nations, and provide more in-house expertise on … Continue Reading

September 28, 2021

At Armed Services Hearing, Gen. Milley Concedes That Outcome in Afghanistan Would Have Been the Same No Matter When Troops Were Withdrawn

Video of the Hearing Exchange (Round 2 Questioning)Washington, D.C. -- During today's Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned General Mark Milley about Afghanistan’s outcome. General Milley conceded that “the end state probably would have been the same no matter when” the troops were pulled out. Transcript: Hearing to Receive Testimony on the Conclusion of Military Operations in Afghanistan and Plans for … Continue Reading

September 28, 2021

At Armed Services Hearing on Afghanistan, Secretary Austin Confirms that President Biden Followed the Advice of Military Advisors When Planning and Executing Withdrawal Operation

Senator Warren: “I believe President Biden had it exactly right: Withdrawing was long overdue.”Video of the Hearing Exchange (Round 1 Questioning)Washington, D.C. -- During today's Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin about President Biden’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. In response to Senator Warren, Secretary Austin confirmed that President Biden followed the … Continue Reading

September 28, 2021

At hearing, Warren Presses Fed Chair Powell on Record of Deregulation, Opposes Renomination As Fed Chair

Warren to Fed Chair Powell: “Your record causes me grave concern: over and over you have acted to make our banking system less safe. That makes you a dangerous man to head up the Fed, and that’s why I’ll oppose your re-nomination.”Video of Hearing ExchangeWashington, D.C. — 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 … Continue Reading

September 23, 2021

Warren, Cornyn Introduce Bill to Prevent Large Corporations From 'Forum-Shopping' in Bankruptcy Cases

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today introduced the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2021 which would require large corporations and wealthy individuals to file for bankruptcy in their home states or where significant assets are located. In the last 20 years, more than 70% of public companies with at least $100 million in assets filed for bankruptcy in a district outside of the one closest to their headquarters. The … Continue Reading

September 22, 2021

Warren, Brown, Smith, and Van Hollen Request Information from SPAC Creators Amid “Astonishing” Reports of Abuse and Market Dysfunction

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sent letters to six creators of prominent Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, publicly traded shell companies that raise money to buy private companies and take them public. Their letters raise concerns about abuses by the creators and operators of SPACs, including reports that insiders are taking advantage of legislative and … Continue Reading

September 22, 2021

Dozens of Republican, Democrat, and Nonpartisan Law Enforcement Officials, Community Advocates, Service Providers, and Members of the Legal Community Support DA Rachael Rollins’ Nomination for US Attorney

Former US Attorneys—Including Former Republican Governor Bill Weld—and Current and Former Suffolk County Law Enforcement Executives Support Rollins’ Nomination Citing Her Extensive Law Enforcement Credentials, the Leaders Urge the Judiciary Committee to Swiftly and Favorably Advance Rollins’ NominationWashington, D.C. - Today, dozens of Republican, Democrat and nonpartisan law enforcement officials, community advocates, service providers, and members of the legal community sent letters … Continue Reading

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