Senator Ed Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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12/01/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Call for Passage of Foster Care Reforms 11/22/16 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Provide Funding to Combat the Opioid Epidemic 11/17/16 American Energy and Conservation Act of 2016 11/16/16 Senator Markey Statement on New Surgeon General Report, "Facing Addiction in America" 11/16/16 Senator Markey Encourages Expansion of Opioid Prescribing Guidance to Include Acute Care 11/15/16 As Opioid Epidemic Worsens, Senator Markey Focuses on Upcoming Surgeon General Report on Substance Use Disorders and Addiction 11/10/16 Markey: Dramatic Rise in Pediatric Opioid Overdoses Demands Action 11/01/16 Markey: Dramatic Rise in Pediatric Opioid Overdoses Demands Action 10/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General and the Hon. Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, DEA - Efforts Against Wholesale Opioid Distributors 10/14/16 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President, International Narcotics Control Board - Take Action to Regulate Fentanyl 10/13/16 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President of the Intl. Narcotics Control Board - Call on UN to Take Action to Regulate Precursor Chemicals of Fentanyl 10/05/16 Senators Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas 10/05/16 King, Colleagues Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas 9/27/16 Markey Calls on FTC to Fully Investigate Suboxone Drugmaker for Antitrust Violations 9/22/16 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week 8/31/16 Markey Commends Expansion of Medication Assisted Treatment, Funding to Track Overdoses in Massachusetts 8/30/16 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke 8/26/16 Senator Markey & Mayor Sarno Discuss Opioids, Infrastructure, Economic Development at Springfield City Hall Meeting 8/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage 7/19/16 Letter to The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, United States Drug Enforcement Administration - Calling for Stricter Limits on Opioid Pills 7/14/16 Senator Markey Introduces Legislation to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in DEA Quotas for Prescription Opioid Painkillers 7/14/16 Senators Markey and Rubio Introduce Resolution Calling for Cooperation to Stop Trafficking of Illicit Fentanyl from Overseas 7/14/16 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate - As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic 7/13/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report-- 7/13/16 Markey Statement on Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 7/13/16 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate - Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill 7/12/16 Senators Markey and Paul Praise Expansion of Medication-Assisted Treatment in Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 7/08/16 Senator Markey Seeks Information About Impact of Opioids on Women 7/06/16 Markey Statement on Federal, Congressional Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis 6/27/16 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice - Investigate Purdue Pharma, L.P. 6/23/16 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, and The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration - Requesting Update on Federal Marijuana Rescheduling Decision 6/01/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment 5/27/16 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 5/12/16 Opioid Crisis 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - On the System and Process for Ensuring Safety of Opioid Painkillers 3/29/16 Markey Commends Obama Administration Efforts to Expand Treatment and Education for Opioid Addiction 3/16/16 Senators Markey and Paul Legislation to Expand Opioid Treatment Passes Key Senate Health Committee 3/08/16 Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2015 3/07/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 3/02/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 2/24/16 Markey: Until There is Reform At FDA, the Opioid Addiction and Overdose Crisis Will Continue 2/22/16 Nomination of Robert Califf 2/11/16 Nomination of Robert Califf 2/11/16 Markey, Senate Democrats Demand Passage Of Emergency Funding To Tackle Prescription Opioid And Heroin Crisis 2/04/16 Markey on New FDA Opioids Action Plan: Not Enough to Protect Americans from Prescription Opioid Epidemic 2/02/16 Markey: Smart Funding from Obama Administration for Treatment of Prescription Drug and Heroin Addiction 2/02/16 Prescription Drug Addiction 1/25/16 Senator Markey Announces Hold on FDA Chief Nominee Citing Concerns with Agency's Failures on Opioid Painkiller Approvals 12/22/15 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs 12/21/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Adminstrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Medical Marijuana Research

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