Senator Ed Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban 5/20/16 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/12/16 Letter to The Honorable Mel Watt, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency- Delay New Policy on "Super Lien" Laws Affecting Homeowners in Community Associations 5/11/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products 4/27/16 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations 1/25/16 Senator Markey Announces Hold on FDA Chief Nominee Citing Concerns with Agency's Failures on Opioid Painkiller Approvals 1/22/16 Senator Markey Applauds Obama, Interior Move to Reduce Methane Emissions 1/22/16 Senator Markey Hails D.C. Circuit Court Decision on Clean Power Plan 1/21/16 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC 1/15/16 Markey Applauds Obama Administration Action to Reform Federal Coal Program 1/15/16 The Huffington Post - Dethroning King Coal 1/15/16 Markey & Blumenthal Statement on Voluntary NHTSA-Automaker Safety Agreement 1/14/16 Markey, Kennedy, Warren, Keating Announce Bristol County Will Receive Federal Support To Fight Opioid Addiction 1/12/16 Markey Statement on President Obama's Final State of the Union Address 1/08/16 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence 1/05/16 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations 1/04/16 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On Takata Manipulation Of Airbag Test Data 12/23/15 Blumenthal, Markey on NHTSA Recall Completion Rates: "Completely Unacceptable and a Massive Disappointment" 12/22/15 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs 12/21/15 Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges Education Department Not to Use Unsolicited Robocalling for Student Loan Debt Collection Without Evidence of Benefits for Borrowers and Taxpayers 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 12/21/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Robocalling to Collect Student Loan Debts 12/18/15 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law 12/17/15 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Release of Proposed Rules for Internet Access Under the Americans with Disabilities Act 12/15/15 Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Increase Protections for Online Consumers 12/14/15 Senator Markey Statement on 3rd Anniversary of Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting 12/10/15 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA- Fiat Civil Penalty Settlement on Failure to Report Legally Required Auto Safety Data 12/09/15 Markey Amendments to Strengthen Natural Gas Piplines Pass Key Senate Committee 12/03/15 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations 11/23/15 Democratic Leaders Introduce Legislation in the House and Senate to Modernize Food Labeling 11/23/15 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence 11/17/15 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls 11/17/15 Providing for Congressional Disapproval of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency 11/13/15 Letter to Senate Committee Chairs and Ranking Members James Inhofe, John Thune, Richard Shelby, Orrin Hatch, Barbara Boxer. Bill Nelson, Sherrod Brown, and Ron Wyden - Save Essential Funding for the Most Densely Travelled Region in the Country 11/10/15 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines 11/03/15 Federal Water Quality Protection Act 6/23/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors 6/05/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Derelict Vessel Response Policies 6/02/15 Markey Hails End of Bulk Collection of Americans' Phone Records, Passage of USA Freedom Act 5/21/15 Markey Further Expands Investigation into Law Enforcement Requests for Mobile Phone Data from Wireless Carriers 2/25/15 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued 3/25/14 In Wake of GM Safety Recalls, Markey and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ensure Transparency, More Reporting to Prevent Auto Injuries, Fatalities 11/21/13 Markey: New NRC Policy Restricts Congressional Oversight, Undermines Transparency 10/21/13 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Do Companies Teach Federal Contractors How to Evade Davis-Bacon Act? 10/17/13 Markey Statement on Senate Budget Bill 10/15/13 U.S. Senator Ed Markey, Health Professionals, Business Leaders Call for EPA to Focus on Climate Disruption in Midst of Government Shutdown 10/05/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Markey Cheers Pentagon Decision on Civilian Workers 10/05/13 Continuing Appropriations

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