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

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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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 12/18/15 Markey Statement on Senate Passage of Omnibus and Tax Legislation 11/10/15 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines 11/04/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran's Affairs - Opioids epidemic 10/29/15 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Overdose Prevention 10/21/15 New Mass. Opioid Overdose Data Underscores Need for Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Epidemic, Says Senator Markey 10/15/15 Markey Applauds Governor Baker's Substance Use Legislation 10/05/15 Markey Applauds Historic New Surgeon General Report on Substance Abuse 9/09/15 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Investigation into FDA Decision on Oxycontin 9/01/15 Warren, Markey, Keating, Kennedy Announce $400k In Federal Substance Abuse Grants For Fall River 8/07/15 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Increase Access to Treatment for Prescription Pain Addiction 7/28/15 Markey Praises DEA Reinstatement of Prescription Drug Take-Back Days 7/22/15 Markey Calls for Action to Reduce Methadone-Related Overdose Deaths 7/07/15 New CDC Data on Heroin Epidemic Demands Urgent Action Says Senator Markey 6/22/15 Markey Commends Governor Baker, AG Healey on Opioid Working Group Recommendations 5/27/15 Sens. Paul, Markey Introduce Legislation to Expand Treatment for Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction 5/21/15 New Markey Legislation Would Greatly Expand Access to Addiction Treatment and Recovery Services for Prescription Drug and Heroin Addiction 5/20/15 Markey Launches Prevention Efforts for Prescription Drug and Heroin Epidemic 5/19/15 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Efforts to Address the Opioid Epidemic 5/12/15 Senator Markey Joins Gloucester Police Chief Campanello to Discuss Heroin and Prescription Drug Epidemic 4/07/15 Senators Markey and Baldwin Lead Group of Senators to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis 3/11/15 Ayotte, Markey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Prevent Heroin and Prescription Drug Use 3/11/15 Markey, Ayotte Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Prevent Heroin and Prescription Drug Overdoses 3/10/15 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - E-cigarette Regulation 2/19/15 Markey Commends Governor Baker for Action on Heroin and Prescription Drug Crisis 2/12/15 Markey Joins Senators to Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction 2/09/15 Botticelli Nomination 2/02/15 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Regulate Electronic Cigarettes 1/16/15 Markey to be Joined by Opiate Addiction Advocate Joanne Peterson at State of the Union Address 12/23/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Opioid Abuse 12/22/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - More Needs to be Done to Address Heroin Epidemic 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