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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
March 16, 2017 Senate Passes Rubio-Markey Resolution Calling for International Cooperation in Fight Against Opioid Epidemic
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly - Reaffirm the Strategic Importance of the U.S.-Mexico Partnership
Feb. 21, 2017 In Visit to Mexico City and U.S.-Mexico Border, Senator Markey Reaffirms Strong U.S.-Mexico Relationship
Feb. 20, 2017 Senators View Security, Immigration Processing Operations at U.S.-Mexico Border
Feb. 17, 2017 Senator Markey Joins Congressional Delegation to U.S.-Mexico Border
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jean-Claude Junker - Regarding European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Fighting the Opioid Crisis
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Opioid Crisis
Jan. 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chuck Rosenberg - Regarding Query on Enforcement Efforts Against Wholesale Opioid Distributors
Jan. 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Regarding Philippines Human Rights Violations
Dec. 22, 2016 letter to the Hon. William R. Brownfield - Regarding the Human Rights Violations of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
Dec. 22, 2016 Senators Markey, Rubio and Coons Call on State Department to Examine Security Assistance to the Philippines in Light of Extrajudicial Killing Spree
Dec. 21, 2016 New 2015 Opioid Overdose Death Data Calls for Immediate Action on Illicit Fentanyl Says Markey
Dec. 1, 2016 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
Nov. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Provide Funding to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
Nov. 17, 2016 American Energy and Conservation Act of 2016
Nov. 16, 2016 Senator Markey Statement on New Surgeon General Report, "Facing Addiction in America"
Nov. 16, 2016 Senator Markey Encourages Expansion of Opioid Prescribing Guidance to Include Acute Care
Nov. 15, 2016 As Opioid Epidemic Worsens, Senator Markey Focuses on Upcoming Surgeon General Report on Substance Use Disorders and Addiction
Nov. 10, 2016 Markey: Dramatic Rise in Pediatric Opioid Overdoses Demands Action
Nov. 1, 2016 Markey: Dramatic Rise in Pediatric Opioid Overdoses Demands Action
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General and the Hon. Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, DEA - Efforts Against Wholesale Opioid Distributors
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President, International Narcotics Control Board - Take Action to Regulate Fentanyl
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to Mr. Werner Sipp, President of the Intl. Narcotics Control Board - Call on UN to Take Action to Regulate Precursor Chemicals of Fentanyl
Oct. 5, 2016 Senators Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas
Oct. 5, 2016 King, Colleagues Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas
Sept. 27, 2016 Markey Calls on FTC to Fully Investigate Suboxone Drugmaker for Antitrust Violations
Sept. 22, 2016 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week
Aug. 31, 2016 Markey Commends Expansion of Medication Assisted Treatment, Funding to Track Overdoses in Massachusetts
Aug. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke
Aug. 26, 2016 Senator Markey & Mayor Sarno Discuss Opioids, Infrastructure, Economic Development at Springfield City Hall Meeting
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage
July 19, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, United States Drug Enforcement Administration - Calling for Stricter Limits on Opioid Pills
July 14, 2016 Senators Markey and Rubio Introduce Resolution Calling for Cooperation to Stop Trafficking of Illicit Fentanyl from Overseas
July 14, 2016 Senator Markey Introduces Legislation to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in DEA Quotas for Prescription Opioid Painkillers
July 14, 2016 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
July 13, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report--
July 13, 2016 Markey Statement on Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
July 13, 2016 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
July 12, 2016 Senators Markey and Paul Praise Expansion of Medication-Assisted Treatment in Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
July 8, 2016 Senator Markey Seeks Information About Impact of Opioids on Women
July 6, 2016 Markey Statement on Federal, Congressional Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis
June 27, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice - Investigate Purdue Pharma, L.P.
June 23, 2016 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
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment
May 27, 2016 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
May 12, 2016 Opioid Crisis
April 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - On the System and Process for Ensuring Safety of Opioid Painkillers
March 29, 2016 Markey Commends Obama Administration Efforts to Expand Treatment and Education for Opioid Addiction
March 16, 2016 Senators Markey and Paul Legislation to Expand Opioid Treatment Passes Key Senate Health Committee
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