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

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Consumer Protection - General Consumer Protection
Issue Position: Consumer Protection - Amusement Park Ride Safety
Issue Position: Telecommunications and the Internet
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 5, 2015 Markey Celebrates National Small Business Week
April 21, 2015 Blumenthal, Senate Colleagues Call on Federal Regulators to Block Massive Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal
April 21, 2015 Letter to Chairman Wheeler and Attorney General Holder - Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal
April 17, 2015 Senator Markey Says No-Go on Fast-Track Legislation
March 26, 2015 Fischer and Markey Introduce Bill to Allow Greater Access to Spectrum for Innovators
March 26, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Introduce Legislation to Require Used Car Dealers to Repair Safety Defects, Recalls Before Selling
March 5, 2015 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairwoman of the U.S. International Trade Commission - Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal
March 2, 2015 Markey & Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safety Recalls Are More Quickly Completed
Feb. 25, 2015 Boxer Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Launch Whistleblower Protection Caucus
Jan. 7, 2015 Letter to Alex Gourlay, CEO and President of Walgreens Company - Prescription Drug Labeling
Jan. 7, 2015 Letter to John Standley, CEO of Rite Aid Corporation - Prescription Drug Labeling
Dec. 5, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Release of Fishery Disaster Money
Dec. 3, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Assail Takata Rejection of Nationwide Airbag Recall
Nov. 28, 2014 Markey Statement on Ongoing Retransmission Fee Dispute Between Verizon and Cox Media Group
Nov. 20, 2014 Letter to Steven Miron, of Bright House Networks, James Dolan, of Cablevision Systems Corporation, Thomas Rutledge, of Charter Communications, Brian Roberts, of Comcast Corporation, Patrick Esser, of Cox Communications, Michael White, of DIRECTV, Joseph Clayton, of Dish Network, Robert Marcus, of Time Warner Cable, Lowell McAdam, of Verizon Communications, and Randall Stephenson, of AT&T - Questions on Set Top Box Marketplace
Nov. 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Promoting a Competitive Video Box Retail Market
Nov. 18, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on Expansion of Takata Airbag Recall to Include all Driver-Side Airbags
Nov. 17, 2014 Markey Statement on Honda's Nationwide Takata Airbag Replacement Program
Nov. 7, 2014 Blumenthal, Markey Call On Department Of Justice To Open Criminal Investigation Of Takata
Oct. 16, 2014 Kennedy, Markey Urge Energy Regulators to Examine New England Capacity Shortfall
Oct. 14, 2014 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Examining New England Capacity Shortfall
Oct. 9, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Senators Call on FDA to Protect Consumers by Adopting Stronger Warning Labels for E-Cigarettes
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Tom Udall, Chairman, and Mike Johanns, Vice Chairman, of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee - Keep COOL
Sept. 29, 2014 Governor Patrick Proclaims Advanced Manufacturing Week in Massachusetts
Sept. 15, 2014 Markey Releases Interior Response on Faulty Coal Lease Process
Sept. 9, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - ata Breach At Home Depot Stores
Sept. 4, 2014 Markey Praises FTC Settlement with Google on Kids' In-App Purchases
Aug. 27, 2014 Tax Reform Basics
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Rockefeller, Nelson, Pryor, Coons, Markey, Introduce America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
June 18, 2014 Markey on GM Recall: While GM Nods, NHTSA Shrugs
June 12, 2014 Advertising to Teens
June 7, 2014 Sens. Warren & Markey Applaud $138 Million in New Markets Tax Credits to Help Low-Income Communities in MA
June 2, 2014 Markey Statement on EPA Power Plant Climate Rules
May 7, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On DOT Response To Letter Urging Agency To Issue Park-It-Now Warning To Owners Of Recalled GM Cars
April 29, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Bulk Unlocking of Cell Phones by Resellers
April 22, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - Urge Obama Admin. to Speed Fishery Disaster Payment Process
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 7, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Consumers from False Advertising Claims by E-Cigarette Makers
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