Press Releases

April 01, 2021

Warren, Merkley, Barragán, Ruiz, and Grijalva Urge President Biden to Shutdown Dakota Access Pipeline

Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Representatives Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-Calif.), Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.), and Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) led 28 of their colleagues in asking President Joe Biden to order a shutdown of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) during its court-ordered environmental review. The Senators and Congressmembers initially sent a letter to President Biden expressing their concerns on February 5th and are … Continue Reading

April 01, 2021

ICYMI: At Presser, Warren, Healey, and Pressley Continue to Call on President Biden to Cancel Up to $50,000 in Student Debt Through Executive Authority

Say Student Debt Cancellation is a Matter of Racial, Economic, and Generational Justice Watch Video Here (FB) Boston, MA - Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Attorney General Maura Healey held a press conference calling for President Biden to tackle the student loan debt crisis by using existing authority under the Higher Education Act to cancel up to $50,000 in student loan debt for Federal student loan borrowers. Their press … Continue Reading

April 01, 2021

Warren to Chair Her First Economic Policy Subcommittee Hearing; Will Focus on Student Debt Burden

Invites CEOs of Giant Student Loan Servicers Navient, PHEAAMA Attorney General Maura Healey & U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) Will Join HearingLetter to Navient CEO | Letter to PHEAA CEOLetter to Rep. Pressley | Letter to Attorney General Healey Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will host her first hearing as chair of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Policy. The … Continue Reading

April 01, 2021

Warren Investigation Finds Provides Consumers With Misleading and Potentially Dangerous Search Results for FDA Authorized COVID-19 Masks

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to CEO Andy Jassy, releasing the results of a new staff investigation revealing that Amazon search and sponsorship algorithms may be misleading consumers who are seeking FDA-approved COVID-19 masks during the pandemic. In her letter, she calls on the company to immediately modify its search policies and procedures to prevent consumers from receiving misleading information about the masks that they … Continue Reading

March 30, 2021

Wyden, Warren, Smith, Brown, & Casey Announce Plans to Introduce New Bill to Build Child Care Infrastructure and Availability

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, United States Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sherrod Brown, (D-Ohio), Bob Casey, (D-Pa.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) announced that they plan to introduce a new bill allocating mandatory funding to build child care availability over the long term and treat child care like the critical infrastructure that it is for families. The coronavirus pandemic has been devastating to the child care sector, with an estimated two in five providers at risk of … Continue Reading

March 30, 2021

Elizabeth Warren, Andy Levin Announce Bold, New Green Procurement Legislation

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congressman Andy Levin (D-Mich.) today announced legislation to use the enormous breadth of U.S. federal procurement to help fight the climate crisis, spur innovation, and boost demand for American-made clean energy products at home and in the rapidly-growing markets for green products abroad."This is bold, smart legislation to convert our nation's biggest spender, the U.S. government, to American-made clean energy … Continue Reading

March 30, 2021

Warren: Extended CDC Eviction Moratorium is a "Vital Safety Net"

WASHINGTON, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and Senate Committee on Finance, today released the following statement after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Walensky announced an extension of the CDC eviction moratorium through June 30th, 2021:"I'm glad the CDC has extended the eviction moratorium, which protects millions of renters who might face eviction and increased … Continue Reading

March 29, 2021

ICYMI: Warren Kicks Off Week of MA Events to Promote American Rescue Plan

Boston, MA - On Saturday, Senator Elizabeth Warren kicked off a week of events to promote the critical benefits that Massachusetts will receive from the American Rescue Plan.    On Saturday, March 27, 2021, Senator Warren visited Berkshire Community College's (BCC) Vaccination Center, which has delivered more than 19,000 vaccines to residents of the Commonwealth at three sites across the Berkshires.     Following her visit to BCC, Senator Warren joined Congressman James P. McGovern … Continue Reading

March 26, 2021

Warren Joins Brown, Bennet, Booker, Wyden, Warnock in Push to Make Critical Tax Cuts for Workers and Families Permanent in Next Recovery Bill

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), along with 40 other Senate Democrats, to send a letter to President Biden in a push to build on the success of the American Rescue Plan by making critical tax credits for working families permanent. The American Rescue Plan provided an historic investment in the economic well-being of … Continue Reading

March 26, 2021

Warren Joins Klobuchar, Warnock, Cleaver, Colleagues to Urge Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council to Address Racial Disparities in Housing Appraisal Industry

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) and Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-Mo.), along with more than 30 of their colleagues, in a letter urging the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) to work with the housing appraisal industry to address disparities in home valuations for communities of color.Recent reports have shown significant disparities in the assessments of … Continue Reading

March 26, 2021

Senator Warren Joins Senator Markey and Reps. Lofgren and Neguse to Reintroduce the GRACE Act

Washington, DC - As the world faces the highest levels of displacement on record, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Representatives Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and Joe Neguse (CO-02) to reintroduce the bicameral Guaranteed Refugee Admission Ceiling Enhancement (GRACE) Act. This legislation would strengthen the Refugee Act of 1980 by preventing the President from setting a Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions at a level below … Continue Reading

March 26, 2021

Warren, Merkley, and Kahele Reintroduce the Remove the Stain Act

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Congressman Kaiali'i Kahele (D-Hawaii) reintroduced the Remove the Stain Act. The bill would revoke the Medal of Honor from the soldiers who perpetrated the Wounded Knee massacre on December 29, 1890, when U.S. soldiers slaughtered hundreds of Lakota men, women, and children-most of them unarmed-on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Twenty soldiers in the regiment received the … Continue Reading

March 26, 2021

New Op-Ed: Elizabeth Warren, Mary Kay Henry: Caregivers are essential workers. It's time we recognize them as such

Op-Ed on CNN.comWashington, DC - Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Mary Kay Henry, International President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), published an op-ed on on why we need big and bold improvements to the caregiving industry in America.Read the full op-ed here and below. CNN: Caregivers are essential workers. It's time we recognize them as such March 26, 2021 By Elizabeth Warren and Mary Kay HenryWe all want the same things in life: health, … Continue Reading

March 25, 2021

Warren, Pressley Lead Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Requesting Treasury Department Provide Relief Funds to Disproportionately Impacted Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) along with seven other senators and 26 other members of the House of Representatives, sent a letter requesting Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen use discretion in issuing guidance for American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to support non-entitlement cities that have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawmakers also ask that the Treasury work with the Department of Housing … Continue Reading

March 25, 2021

Warren Joins Merkley, Daines in Senate Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure that Legal Cannabis Businesses Aren’t Shut Out of Critical Financial Services

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) today to introduce the bipartisan Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, which would ensure that legal cannabis businesses have access to critical banking services.Most state legal medicinal or recreational cannabis businesses are denied access to the banking system because banks fear they may be prosecuted under federal law given the ongoing federal … Continue Reading

March 25, 2021

At Hearing, Warren Makes Push for Big, Profitable Companies to Pay Their Fair Share in Taxes

Washington, DC - In a Senate Finance Committee hearing today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made the case for the need to tax America's largest and most profitable companies by highlighting corporations' ability to game the tax system to drive down their tax liability. She also announced her plans to introduce legislation to make a tax on book profits for the largest, most profitable companies in America.Between 2018 and 2020, the corporate tax rate was 21 percent, but … Continue Reading

March 25, 2021

Warren Statement on Baker Decision to Follow the Law and Allocate Federal Funding to Communities Hard Hit by COVID-19

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the following statement after Governor Baker heeded the calls from the delegation to follow the intent of the federal law and allocate some of the $4.5 billion federal funding he was given from the American Rescue Plan to communities hard hit by COVID-19:"I am glad that Governor Baker is now listening to the calls from the delegation, as well as Secretary Yellen's reaffirmation yesterday, that he both can and should … Continue Reading

March 24, 2021

Warren to Yellen at Hearing: How Will You Evaluate and Manage Risks Posed by BlackRock and Other Financial Giants?

Washington, DC - In a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for companies such as BlackRock, the world's largest asset management firm, to be designated as a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI). Senator Warren highlighted risks associated with the nonbank sector and how Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen can work to address these risks in her capacity as chair of the Financial Stability … Continue Reading

March 24, 2021

At Banking and Housing Hearing, Secretary Yellen Confirms Governors Have Authority to Allocate American Rescue Plan Funds to Communities Hard Hit By COVID-19, Treasury Will Issue Further Guidance"

Washington, DC - In a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) asked Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for clarification regarding statutory language in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) that provides states with flexibility to use federal aid to help address "negative economic impacts" in smaller communities hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic that did not qualify for larger pots of direct funding in the ARP.Last week, … Continue Reading

March 23, 2021

Warren Applauds Secretary Austin's Decision to Suspend Dozens of Pentagon Advisory Boards and Calls for Stronger Ethics Standards

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin praising his decision to suspend dozens of Defense Department advisory boards and relieve hundreds of appointees to these boards pending a "zero-based review." In the letter, Senator Warren also called for improvements as the Department of Defense (DoD) considers candidates for repopulating the boards that survive DoD's review. … Continue Reading

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