Senator Edward 'Ed' J. Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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10/14/14 Markey Releases Comprehensive Plan to Address Prescription Drug and Heroin Crisis 10/03/14 Markey: CDC Report on Increase in Heroin Deaths Should Spur America into Action 8/06/14 Markey Convenes Heads of Federal Substance Abuse Agencies, State & Local Officials To Develop Comprehensive Strategy for Heroin and Prescription Drug Crisis 7/31/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/23/14 Markey Introduces Legislation to Expand Treatment for Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction 6/09/14 Markey Commends Walgreens on New "Talking" Prescription Devices to Aid Blind and Visually-Impaired 5/01/14 Ayotte Backs Legislation to Help Prevent Heroin Overdose Deaths 4/07/14 Mass Officials Promote National Prescription Drugtake-Back Day 3/27/14 Senator Markey Commends Governor Patrick's Efforts to Combat Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse 3/25/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products 3/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products 3/07/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Heroin and Prescription Drug Overdose Crisis 3/06/14 Markey Introduces "Good Samaritan' Legislation to Protect First Responders, Volunteers, Family Members Who Administer Opioid Overdose Prevention Drug 2/24/14 Senator Markey, White House Drug Policy Director Kerlikowske, Basketball Legend Chris Herren Address Heroin, Prescription Drug Epidemic in Massachusetts 2/11/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Expanding Availability of Treatment to Help First Responders Prevent Opiate Use and Abuse 12/20/13 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathew Burwell - Review Rule To Regulate The Manufacturing, Sale, And Marketing Of E-Cigarettes 4/18/13 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy 3/20/13 Markey, Buchanan, Kirk & Manchin Introduce Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse 3/20/13 Sens. Manchin and Kirk Join Reps. Buchanan and Markey to Introduction "Safe Prescribing Act" 3/20/13 Kirk, Davis Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Safe Prescribing Act" 2/05/13 Markey: Mass. Compounding Inspection Results Should Spur Push for Strong Nationwide Health and Safety Standards 10/29/12 New Markey Report Reveals Before Current Outbreak at Least 23 Deaths, 86 Serious Illnesses, Injuries Associated with Compounding Pharmacy Practices 10/09/12 Markey to Introduce Legislation Strengthening Oversight of Compounding Pharmacies in Response to Meningitis Outbreak 5/31/12 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act 5/30/12 Markey Supports FDA Reform Act, Calls for Action on Medical Device Reform 5/30/12 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act 3/28/12 Reps. Eshoo, Markey, Rogers Introduce Legislation to Improve Pediatric Medications 2/28/12 Markey Introduces Legislation to Improve Prescription Drug Labeling for the Blind 2/01/12 Mikulski, Senate And House Leaders, Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Fight Chronic Health Conditions 10/26/11 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Support Pill Mill Crackdown Legislation 10/05/11 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 8/30/11 Kerry, Markey, Lynch, McGovern, Tsongas, Capuano, Olver, Keating: MA Wins $4.5 Mil to Fight Youth Drug Use 8/17/11 Letter to Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration 6/17/11 Markey Pushes for Lower Drug Costs for Seniors 5/24/11 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education 3/23/11 Markey Commemorates First Anniversary of Affordable Care Act 3/14/11 Markey, Buchanan Intro "Pill Mill" Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse 1/24/11 GOP Repeal Would Stamp "Return to Sender' on $250 Checks Seniors Received Last Year 9/23/10 Improving Access To Clinical Trials Act Of 2009 8/27/10 Statement on GAO'S Clinical Trials Report 8/01/08 The Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2008 9/19/07 Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 7/11/07 FDA Reform Bill Strengthens Drug Review Process and Shines Light on Clinical Trials Using Markey Provisions 7/11/07 FDA Reform Bill Strengthens Drug Review Process and Shines Light on Clinical Trials Using Markey Provisions 7/11/07 Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 6/21/07 Committee Takes Important Action on Drug Approval Process 5/21/07 News that Diabetes Drug May Increase Risk of Heart Attack Underlines Need for FDA Reform 3/20/07 Waxman and Markey Introduce Counterpart to Enzi-Kennedy Drug Safety Bill 2/16/07 Introduction of the "Swift Approval, Full Evaluation (SAFE) Drug Act" 2/12/07 Markey Calls FDA Warning for Ketek Long Overdue, Plans to Introduce Bill to Improve FDA Approval Process and Drug Safetly