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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of commerce- Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 1, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Statement On Report Revealing Cars Still Being Made With Takata Airbags
May 27, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission- Prevent the Spread of False Information About OxyContin
May 25, 2016 Letter to General Motors 2. Ford Motor Company 3. Toyota North America 4. Fiat Chrysler 5. American Honda Motor Co. 6. Hyundai Motors North America 7. Nissan North ALetter to Subaru Motors America, Mercedes Benz USA, Volkswagen Group of America, BMW North America, Mazda North America, Porsche, Jaguar Land Rover North America, Mitsubishi, Volvo and Audi of America‎- Questions About Seatback Safety
May 25, 2016 Markey, Inhofe Introduce NDAA Amendment on Micro-Purchasing
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Robust Requirements For Using The Term "Natural" On Food Labels
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
April 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Ernest J. Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - No Public Funds For Legal Fees for Contractors Who Fight Whistleblower Suits
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of justice and Hon. Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Time Warner Cable Deal for Potential Harm to Consumers
Feb. 25, 2016 In Wake of VW Scandal, Rush, Pallone, Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Fine Automakers for Violating Emissions Rules
Feb. 10, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on VW Recall of 850,000 Vehicles with Potentially-Lethal Takata Airbags
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Recall Every Vehicle with Potentially-Lethal Takata Airbags, Use Every Tool Available to Accelerate Repairs
Jan. 15, 2016 Markey & Blumenthal Statement on Voluntary NHTSA-Automaker Safety Agreement
Jan. 13, 2016 Senator Markey: "GE: We Bring Good Things to Mass.'
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to Michael Horn, CEO Volkswagen Group of America - Compensation Options for Car Owners Decieved by Company's Emmission Default Devices
Jan. 5, 2016 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations
Jan. 4, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On Takata Manipulation Of Airbag Test Data
Dec. 23, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey on NHTSA Recall Completion Rates: "Completely Unacceptable and a Massive Disappointment"
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Robocalling to Collect Student Loan Debts
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 16, 2015 Tax Break Equality
Dec. 15, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Increase Protections for Online Consumers
Dec. 10, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA- Fiat Civil Penalty Settlement on Failure to Report Legally Required Auto Safety Data
Dec. 9, 2015 Statement on DOT's Inclusion of Crash Avoidance Technology in 5-Star Auto Ratings
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Michael Horn, President and CEO, Volkswagen (VW) Group of America - Buy Back Polluting Vehicles at Fair Market Value
Nov. 5, 2015 Markey, Udall, Heinrich, Bennet, Wyden Introduce Bill to Ensure Hardrock Mining Companies Pay Their Fair Share
Nov. 3, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on NHTSA-TAKATA Settlement
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to CEO's of Major Corporations - Don't Give Up on Congress in Climate Efforts
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Prison Prepaid Cards
Oct. 21, 2015 Markey, Boxer, Colleagues Praise the Federal Trade Commission for Plans to Increase Scrutiny of E-Cigarette Marketing Practices
Oct. 19, 2015 Blumenthal, Boxer, Colleagues Praise the Federal Trade Commission for Plans to Increase Scrutiny of E-Cigarette Marketing Practices
Oct. 1, 2015 Following Senators' Urging, DOT Identifies, Takes Action Against Airline Passenger Discrimination
Sept. 30, 2015 Following Senators' Urging, DOT Identifies, Takes Action against Airline Passenger Discrimination
Sept. 30, 2015 Senator Markey Joins Senators Schatz, Durbin, Brown and More to Introduce Legislation to Raise Smoking Age to 21
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Companies - Climate Denial Efforts
Sept. 17, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Reported DOJ-GM Settlement
Aug. 20, 2015 Letter to Kevin Kennedy, Executive Vice President, Takata - Voluntarily Recall All Vehicles with Takata Airbags
Aug. 17, 2015 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Concern for the Recent actions of the NOAA
June 26, 2015 Mass Members Commend Recommended Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Awards for Commonwealth
June 24, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission - Boost Mobile Competition in Spectrum Auction
June 16, 2015 Letter to Dan Shulman, CEO of PayPal - PayPal's New User Agreement
June 11, 2015 Markey Hails DC Circuit Court Decision on FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
June 10, 2015 Key Bipartisan, Bicameral Auto Consumer Protection Legislation Introduced
June 5, 2015 Senators Warren and Markey Introduce Amendment Urging DOD to Expedite Purchase of American-Made Athletic Shoes
May 11, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secreatry of the Department of Transportation, and Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Reported Discrimination by Middle Eastern Airlines
May 5, 2015 Markey Celebrates National Small Business Week
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