Press Releases

March 29, 2022

After New Revelations of Ginni Thomas’s Efforts to Overturn the 2020 Election, Warren and Jayapal Lead 22 Colleagues in Bicameral Letter Demanding Explanation from Justice Clarence Thomas on Failure to Recuse from Key Supreme Court Decisions and Seeking Future Recusals

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) led 22 colleagues in a bicameral letter to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Chief Justice John Roberts demanding answers regarding Justice Thomas’s potential violation of federal ethics law, after last week’s explosive reporting on the efforts of his wife, Ms. Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Justice Thomas was the lone dissenting … Continue Reading

March 28, 2022

Warren, Baldwin, Carper, Warner Commend Budget Provision to Reform Executive Compensation

Washington, D.C - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), Thomas Carper (D-Del.), and Mark Warner (D-Va.), members of the Senate Corporate Governance Working Group, released the following statement to commend President Biden’s budget proposal to restrict stock sales by corporate executives: “We are pleased that President Biden’s Budget calls for addressing the misaligned incentives that encourage excessive stock buybacks, often at the expense of investments in … Continue Reading

March 25, 2022

ICYMI: At Hearing, Senator Warren Calls on Housing Regulators to Combat Algorithmic Bias That Contribute to the Racial Wealth Gap

Video of Hearing ExchangeWashington, D.C. - In case you missed it, yesterday during a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (BHUA) Committee, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) highlighted the role that automated valuation models (AVMs) - computer programs that use data to estimate home values - play in perpetuating racial disparities in the home appraisal process. While these systems could be a tool to reduce bias in appraisals, they often rely on data … Continue Reading

March 24, 2022

Warren Slams Giant Ocean Carrier Conglomerates for Driving Up Consumer Costs While Making Record Profits

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the nine shipping companies that comprise the three giant ocean carrier alliances that dominate marine shipping, expressing concern that the companies are exploiting antitrust exemptions and driving up prices during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the letter, Senator Warren calls out the opportunistic business practices by the companies which have exacerbated shipping cost increases and supply chain problems, … Continue Reading

March 24, 2022

Sens. Warren, Durbin, Brown, Reps. Jayapal and Takano Urge Department of Education to Discharge Debt for Defrauded Corinthian College Students

Washington D.C. — U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and U.S. Representatives Pramila Jaypal (D-Wash.) and Mark Takano (D-Calif.) wrote a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, urging the Department of Education (ED) to swiftly discharge the loans of borrowers defrauded by predatory for-profit colleges and universities, including those operated by Corinthian College. Seven years after defrauded … Continue Reading

March 23, 2022

ICYMI: On Senate Floor, Senator Warren Applauds Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Professional Diversity, Urges Colleagues to Support Her Confirmation to the Supreme Court

“If confirmed, she will be the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court, bringing long overdue representation to the bench. After serving as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Washington, D.C., Judge Jackson will also be the first former federal public defender to serve on our nation’s highest court."“It matters that someone nominated to sit on our nation’s highest court has represented people other than corporate clients. It matters that someone nominated has had … Continue Reading

March 23, 2022

Warren, Baldwin, Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Designate Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) joined with aa group of colleagues in a letter to President Biden, urging the administration to designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon, which would provide lifesaving protection to Cameroonians currently in the United States. Cameroon is experiencing multiple, worsening humanitarian crises - 4.4 million Cameroonians are in need of humanitarian assistance, 2.6 million Cameroonians … Continue Reading

March 23, 2022

Warren, Markey Call on President Biden to Deploy Clean Energy and Energy-Efficient Electric Technologies in Response to Putin’s Energy Market Disruption

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), along with Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to employ his existing executive authorities to advance the development and widespread adoption of clean energy and energy-efficient electric technologies, such as heat pumps, in order to reduce dependence on Russia and other authoritarian petrostates, … Continue Reading

March 23, 2022

At Hearing, Warren Calls for Passing Historic Investments in Home and Community-Based Care

Video of HearingWashington, D.C. - At a hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for historic investments in home and community-based care to expand access to services and ensure that home care workers can earn a living wage, enjoy real benefits, and can form and join a union. Despite providing essential support for adults, people with disabilities, and their loved ones, home care workers are three times more likely to live … Continue Reading

March 22, 2022

Senator Warren, Rep. Ro Khanna Introduce Bill to Prevent Large Corporations From Profiting Off Water and Water Rights

Washington, D.C. — Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and United States Representative Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) led a bicameral group of colleagues in introducing the Future of Water Act to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit futures trading of water or water rights and protect our country’s water. Water is a basic human right that must be managed and protected as a public trust resource.As climate change has increased the severity and frequency of drought in … Continue Reading

March 17, 2022

At Hearing, Warren Warns Putin and Russian Elites Could Use Crypto to Hide Their Wealth and Evade Economic Sanctions

Washington, D.C. — During a U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) expressed concern that cryptocurrency could be used by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his cronies to undermine the international community's economic sanctions against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. Senator Warren highlighted the various cryptocurrency tools that could make it easier for sanctioned individuals to hide their wealth and … Continue Reading

March 17, 2022

Warren, Wyden Demand Answers About Wells Fargo's Discriminatory Mortgage-Refinancing Practices Against Black Homeowners

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, and Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to Charles Scharf, CEO and President of Wells Fargo, demanding answers from the bank after a Bloomberg report found that in 2020, Wells Fargo was the only major lender in the United States to accept less than half of mortgage-refinancing applications from … Continue Reading

March 17, 2022

Warren, Reed, Warner, Tester, Colleagues Introduce the Digital Asset Sanctions Compliance Enhancement Act of 2022

Washington, D.C. - Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner, and Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Jon Tester introduced the Digital Asset Sanctions Compliance Enhancement Act to ensure that Vladimir Putin and Russian elites don't use digital assets to undermine the international community’s economic sanctions against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. … Continue Reading

March 16, 2022

At Hearing, Warren Calls out Big Pharma for Price-Gouging

“Big drug manufacturers have outsized market power and face little, if any, competition for their brand name drugs - so they are free to increase prices as much as they want.”Earlier today, Senator Warren and her colleagues slammed PhRMA’s evasive and misleading information about high drug prices and pressed them to answer for their members’ shady behavior Video of Hearing ExchangeWashington, D.C. - At today’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren … Continue Reading

March 16, 2022

Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Announces Over $104 Million in Federal Grants to Combat Homelessness

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), along with Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-Mass.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), Bill Keating (D-Mass.), Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Lori Trahan (D-Mass.), and Jake Auchincloss (D-Mass.), today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $104,616,107 … Continue Reading

March 16, 2022

Warren, Jones Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Ban Anticompetitive Mergers, Restore Competition, and Bring Down Prices for Consumers

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and United States Representative Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.) introduced bicameral legislation to help stomp out rampant industry consolidation that allows companies to raise consumer prices and mistreat workers. The Prohibiting Anticompetitive Mergers Act would ban the biggest, most anticompetitive mergers and give the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the teeth to reject deals in the first … Continue Reading

March 16, 2022

Warren, Durbin, Leahy, Padilla, Merkley Encourage Biden Administration's Efforts To Aid Families Separated Under Trump’s Cruel "Zero-Tolerance" Policy

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizbeth Warren (D-Mass.); Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee; Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee; Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration; Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.); and fifteen of their Senate colleagues sent a letter to President Biden in support of his administration’s continued efforts to provide a just … Continue Reading

March 16, 2022

Warren, Klobuchar, Porter, Schakowsky, Colleagues Call Out Drug Manufacturers For Providing Misleading Information on High Drug Prices

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Representatives Katie Porter (D-Calif.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), along with Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Susan Wild (D-Pa.), sent a letter to the CEO of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) after receiving an inadequate response to their March 1, 2022 letter. In their initial letter, the … Continue Reading

March 16, 2022

At Hearing, Warren Questions AFRICOM and CENTCOM Commanders on Efforts to Prevent and Investigate Civilian Harm

Video of Hearing Washington, D.C. - During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned the Commanders of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) and United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) on the steps they are taking to prevent civilian harm, following the release of Defense Secretary Austin’s directive to the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop an action plan to prevent and investigate civilian harm. A recent RAND … Continue Reading

March 10, 2022

As Gas Prices Rise, Warren, Whitehouse, Khanna, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Stop Big Oil Profiteering and Provide Consumers Relief

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and ten other Senate colleagues introduced the Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax to curb profiteering by big oil companies and provide Americans consumers relief at the pump. Representative Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) will introduce the legislation in the House of Representatives. The legislation would levy a per-barrel-tax on big oil companies' pandemic … Continue Reading

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