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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
March 14, 2017 Letter to the Honorable James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy - Senators Reject Call for New Nuclear Weapons, Ending Nuclear Testing Ban
Feb. 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson - Leaders Seek Accountability for War Crimes in Syria
Jan. 24, 2017 Senator Markey and Rep. Lieu Introduce the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act
Dec. 22, 2016 Senator Markey: Trump Is Wrong About Expanding U.S. Nuclear Capabilities, Will Make World a More Dangerous Place
Dec. 14, 2016 Senators Markey and Rubio Urge President-elect Trump to Strengthen Commitment to Alliances and Nonproliferation
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Regarding America's National Security
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Restore Guard Bonuses
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee - Call for a Provision Rolling Back Critical Workplace Protections Be Stripped From Final Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 27, 2016 Congressman Lieu & Senator Markey Introduce the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act
Sept. 27, 2016 Congressman Lieu & Senator Markey Introduce The Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act
Sept. 8, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Update Administrative Separation Policy Across All Military Services
Aug. 5, 2016 Senator Markey Praises President Obama's Effort to Strengthen the Global Nuclear Testing Moratorium
July 26, 2016 Letter to John McCain, Mac Thornberry, Jack Reed and Adam Smith; Respectively, Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services - Kirk-Gillibrand Urge Full Funding for U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation
July 20, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Nuclear Weapons Policy: Restrain and Reduce
July 6, 2016 Letter to Congressional Conferees of the NDAA - Menendez Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators in Calling for Robust Black Hawk Funding
June 7, 2016 Markey NDAA Amendment Would Maintain Existing Restraints on Deployment of U.S. Missile Defenses
May 26, 2016 Boston Globe - Sen. Markey: Obama Must Scale Back His Nuclear Weapons Expansion Plan
May 25, 2016 31 Senators Introduce NDAA Amendment To Block Commissary Privatization
May 24, 2016 Inhofe, Markey Introduce NDAA Amendment on Micro-Purchasing
May 10, 2016 Senator Markey Commends President Obama's Decision to Visit Hiroshima
March 29, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee; Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee; Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee; Hon. Richard Durbin, Ranking Member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee; Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee; Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Defense; Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee; the Hon. Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Defense - Request for Additional Black Hawks in President's Budget
March 26, 2016 Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Visits Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Israel
March 21, 2016 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman and Richard Durbin, Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense, Committee on Appropriations - In Support of Funding Israeli Missile Defense Programs
Jan. 12, 2016 Markey Statement on President Obama's Final State of the Union Address
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Cut Spending on Nuclear Weapons
June 30, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Care
June 9, 2015 Amendment No. 15
June 5, 2015 Senators Warren and Markey Introduce Amendment Urging DOD to Expedite Purchase of American-Made Athletic Shoes
April 14, 2015 Markey Statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act
April 10, 2015 Markey Statement on the Death of Specialist John M. Dawson
March 23, 2015 Sen. Markey & Rep. Blumenauer Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Cut $100 Billion from Wasteful Nuclear Weapons Budget
Sept. 11, 2014 Markey Commemorates 13th Anniversary of 9-11 Terrorist Attacks
July 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sen. Markey & Rep. Welch Call for Rules, Not Voluntary Measures, In Obama Executirve Order on Drone Policy
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Nonproliferation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Immigration
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
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