Press Releases

July 23, 2020

Warren, Colleagues Question the Trump Administration's Efforts to Understand and Inform Americans About the Chronic Health Effects of COVID-19

 Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and the Special Committee on Aging, sent a letter with her Senate HELP Committee colleagues Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) to Vice President Mike Pence, the head of the Trump Administration's Coronavirus Task Force, requesting information on what the administration is doing to identify, address, and … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

Warren Delivers Floor Speech Calling on Congress to Extend and Expand Eviction Moratorium Ahead of Friday Expiration

Watch her remarks hereWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered a speech on the Senate floor urging her colleagues to act now to extend and expand eviction protections. Amid deepening economic hardship, the federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire Friday and would eliminate a vital safety net for millions of Americans, disproportionately harming Black and Latino families.Senator Warren and Congressman Jesús G. "Chuy" García (D-Ill.), a member … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

TRANSCRIPT: Senator Warren Joins Massachusetts Educators to Discuss Principles that Teachers are Fighting For in Order to Safely Reopen Massachusetts Schools

Video of the discussion is here.  Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) joined the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Massachusetts, and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) for a virtual discussion on the principles that Massachusetts teachers are fighting for in order to safely reopen schools, including funding, safety accommodations for students, teachers, and staff in Massachusetts and across this … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

Warren, Murray, Lawmakers Urge HHS to Address the Needs of Pregnant People during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Combat Maternal Mortality Crisis

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and HELP Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.), along with Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Cory Booker (D-N.Y.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Jeanne Shaheen … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

Senators Warren, Hassan, Durbin, and Brown Lead Colleagues in Opposing COVID-19 Bailout for Predatory For-Profit Colleges

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, and Pensions (HELP) Committee,along with Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), led a group of their colleagues in calling for upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation to exclude federal funding for predatory for-profit colleges. If legislation does include support of for-profit colleges, the senators raise specific limits that should be included in the … Continue Reading


July 22, 2020

TRANSCRIPT: Warren Remarks at Senate Democrats' Press Conference Calling For Expanded Eviction Protections Ahead of Friday Expiration

Watch the press conference here Washington, DC - Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ranking Member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, joined Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) to continue Democrats' demand for an extension of eviction protections in the next coronavirus bill. The federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire Friday and … Continue Reading


July 22, 2020

Senator Warren Requests Information on CDC's Legal Authority to Stem the Surge in COVID-19 Cases in States and Localities

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield regarding the agency's plans to use its existing legal authorities to implement and enforce public health measures under the Public Health Service Act, which gives the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the CDC Director significant … Continue Reading


July 22, 2020

Senator Warren Joins Colleagues in Urging the Trump Administration to Enforce Housing Eviction Bans During Coronavirus Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) in a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria urging the agencies to enforce bans on housing evictions for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.  The CARES Act includes a federal eviction moratorium, but … Continue Reading


July 21, 2020

At Banking Hearing on the 10th Anniversary of Dodd-Frank, Warren Calls for SEC Nominees to Improve Oversight of Private Equity and Protect Workers and the Economy

Senator Warren: So, later today Republicans on this committee plan to confirm an unqualified nominee to the Federal Reserve. They will do so ten years to the day after President Obama signed Dodd-Frank into law to protect our financial system. Confirming Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve is a mistake and it will endanger our economy and I'll be voting against her confirmation and I urge my colleagues to do the same. President Trump's total failure to protect this country from a public … Continue Reading


July 21, 2020

At Aging Hearing, Warren Highlights the Critical Importance of Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data to Address Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors of Color

Chairwoman Collins: Senator Warren. Senator Warren: Thank you very much, Madam Chair, and thank you very much for putting together this hearing. Seniors are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. People over 65 account for just 18 percent of coronavirus infections, but they make up 80 percent of the deaths. Nursing homes-where 1.3 million seniors live-have emerged as hotspots of infection. And systemic racism has put seniors of color at even greater risk of catching, and dying from, … Continue Reading


July 21, 2020

In Case You Missed It: Senator Warren NYT Op-Ed: To Fight the Pandemic, Here's My Must-Do List

Read the full op-ed hereWashington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) published an op-ed in the New York Times about what the Senate must do to contain the coronavirus and provide the funding so that our economy, our schools and our families can begin to recover. She emphasized that those who frame the debate as one of health versus economics are missing the point. It is not possible to fix the economy without first containing the virus.Read the full op-ed here. Key … Continue Reading


July 21, 2020

Trump COVID-19 Watch

Washington, DC - Elizabeth Warren is continuing her oversight of the Trump Administration's COVID-19 response. We're regularly setting new daily highs in confirmed coronavirus cases and unemployment rates are at the highest levels since the Great Depression. President Donald Trump's failure to lead has allowed the virus to spread and put millions of Americans lives and livelihoods at risk. Senator Warren led her Senate colleagues in a letter criticizing the Trump Administration's bad … Continue Reading


July 17, 2020

Warren Calls on New Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery to Investigate “COVID Lobbying Palooza”

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR) Brian Miller calling for an investigation into reports that dozens of companies received CARES Act funds after hiring Trump-connected lobbyists to help seek funds or regulatory favors. In the letter, Senator Warren requests that the SIGPR’s upcoming quarterly report to Congress include an analysis of the role lobbyists and former Trump … Continue Reading


July 17, 2020

Warren, Murray, Casey, and Wyden Urge CDC and CMS to Collect All Necessary Demographic Data from Nursing Homes on COVID-19 Outbreaks

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and the Special Committee on Aging, Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Ranking Member of the Special Committee on Aging, Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member of the HELP Committee, and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid … Continue Reading


July 16, 2020

Senators Warren, Merkley, 13 Senate Democrats Push Back on the Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda in USCIS Funding Debate

Washington, DC — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and 13 Senate Democrats on a letter to Senate leadership, calling for funding for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with appropriate guardrails on how that funding is used.USCIS is projecting a major budget shortfall and is expected to need $1.2 billion in funds from Congress, but the Trump Administration has so far delayed formally requesting these funds. USCIS has said that … Continue Reading


July 16, 2020

Massachusetts Lawmakers Urge Stop & Shop to Reconsider Terminating Hazard Pay for Frontline Workers as COVID-19 Rates Continue to Rise

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) led the Massachusetts congressional delegation, including Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and 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 III (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), in a letter urging Stop & Shop to reinstate hazard pay for … Continue Reading


July 16, 2020

Warren, Carper, Whitehouse, Schatz Call on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook to Stop the Deliberate Spread of Climate Disinformation on the Company's Social Media Platforms

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ranking Member of the Environment & Public Works Committee and member of the Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee; Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), member of the Environment & Public Works and Judiciary Committees; and Brian Schatz (D-Hawai'i), Chair of the Democratic Special Committee on the Climate Crisis and member of the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, … Continue Reading


July 16, 2020

Lawmakers Criticize Trump Administration Deal That Allowed Manufacturer of COVID-19 Antiviral Drug Remdesivir to Charge U.S. Purchasers the Highest Prices in the World

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP); Tina Smith (D-Minn.), a HELP Committee member; Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), a HELP Committee member; Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.), a HELP Committee member; Chris Van Hollen (Md.); and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), sent a letter to Department of Secretary Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar seeking an explanation for why the "amazing … Continue Reading


July 15, 2020

Senators Warren, Murray, and Smith Urge the Department of Labor to Withdraw Proposal Discouraging Financial Advisors From Supporting Racial Justice

Washington, DC — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and 10 Senate Democrats to send a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Eugene Scalia in response to the DOL’s proposed rule that would discourage financial advisors from considering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. The senators emphasized how ESG investing can be important in considering practices that can impact a company’s performance … Continue Reading


July 15, 2020

After Inquiry from Warren, Department of Defense Says Big Defense Contractors Cannot Divert Increased Progress Payments During COVID-19 to Share Buybacks, Dividends, or Executive Salaries

Washington, DC - In response to questions from United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, about risks from changes to Department of Defense (DoD) pricing and contracting policy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord said big defense contractors cannot divert the increased progress payments towards share buybacks, dividends, or executive salaries. In her response to … Continue Reading

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