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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan Blumenthal
Birth Date: 07/11/1946
Birth Place: Malden, MA
Home City: Malden, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense, Nonproliferation, and Foreign Policy - Nonproliferation
Issue Position: Defense, Nonproliferation, and Foreign Policy - Foreign Affairs/Armed Services
Issue Position: Defense, Nonproliferation, and Foreign Policy - Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Homeland Security - Nuclear Security
Issue Position: Defense, Nonproliferation, and Foreign Policy - Banning Torture/Human Rights
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
May 6, 2014 Markey Joins Leahy, Graham to Introduce Bill To Launch Commission To Evaluate Army Budget Changes Proposed By The Administration
March 6, 2014 Hanscom Project Receives Major Support in Obama's Budget
Feb. 28, 2014 Markey and Merkley Introduce Legislation to Cut Bloated Nuclear Weapons Budget
Dec. 30, 2013 Markey, Warren Work to Protect Lajes Field in the Azores
Nov. 8, 2013 Governor Patrick Hosts Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh and Hanscom Air Force Base Leadership at the State House
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Markey Cheers Pentagon Decision on Civilian Workers
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Pay Armed Forces, DOD Civilian Personnel, Contractors During Shutdown
Sept. 10, 2013 Markey Statement on the Authorization of the Use of Military Force in Syria
Sept. 4, 2013 Markey Statement on Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote on Authorization of Military Force Against Syria
Aug. 15, 2013 Markey: Nuclear Power Plants Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack
June 19, 2013 Markey: Obama's Nuclear Weapon Reduction Goal Gets Closer to Nuclear Free Future
Feb. 15, 2013 Markey Releases New Report on Impact of Looming Across-the-Board Cuts on Massachusetts, Plan to Avoid Sequestration
Dec. 20, 2012 Markey Applauds Passage of American Medical Isotopes Production Act in Defense Authorization
Dec. 13, 2012 National Guard 376 Birthday and Grand Opening of New Massachusetts Headquarters
Oct. 8, 2012 Markey: Romney Chooses Funding for Defense Over Defenseless
Sept. 20, 2012 Markey Commends New FERC Office to Address Cyber Risks to Energy Facilities
Aug. 2, 2012 Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012
July 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Speaker and Chairs of the Committees
July 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
June 18, 2012 Air Force Secretary: Hanscom Mission Will Not Change
June 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
June 5, 2012 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 10, 2012 Markey: G.O.P Chooses Funding for Defense Over Defenseless
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
April 23, 2012 Lt. Gov. Murray Tour U.S. Army's Natick Soldier Systems Center; Convene Meeting of Task Force to Unify Support for Military Jobs and Investments
March 29, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 26, 2012 Markey Applauds Obama Statement on Reducing U.S. Nuclear Arsenal
March 8, 2012 Markey: Canceling Unneeded Nuclear Facility Programs Will Save Taxpayers $12.5 Billion
Feb. 27, 2012 Lieutenant Governor Murray Signs Executive Order Establishing the Commonwealth's Military Asset and Security Task Force
Feb. 15, 2012 Markey: Economic Reality Demands Cuts to Nuclear Weapons Programs
Feb. 12, 2012 Markey Condemns North Korea Nuclear Test, Calls for American Leadership to Reduce Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
Feb. 8, 2012 Markey Introduces SANE Act to Cut Bloated Nuclear Weapons Budget
Feb. 8, 2012 The Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures (SANE) Act
Jan. 6, 2012 Markey: Obama, Panetta Are Right to Reduce Nuclear Weapons Force
Dec. 14, 2011 Iran Threat Reduction Act of 2011
Dec. 14, 2011 Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Reform and Modernization Act of 2011
Dec. 9, 2011 New Report Details Conspiracy to Delay, Weaken US Nuclear Safety in Wake of Fukushima
Dec. 1, 2011 Rep. Turner's Opposition to Reducing Bloated Nuclear Weapons Budget Doesn't Add Up
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
June 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 9, 2011 Nuclear Weapon States Must Reduce Reliance, Say Global Parliamentarians
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