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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan Blumenthal
Birth Date: 07/11/1946
Birth Place: Malden, MA
Home City: Malden, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Health - Toxic Exposures and Health
Issue Position: Health- Alzheimer's Disease
Issue Position: Health - Safety Concerns Associated with Radiation Treatments
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Health - General Health Issues
Issue Position: Health - Bipartisan Taskforce on Alzheimer's Disease
Issue Position: Privacy - Medical Privacy
Issue Position: Health - Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
Issue Position: Health - FDA Oversight & Reform
July 31, 2014 Markey Applauds FDA Action on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 21, 2014 Cummings, Markey, Waters Respond to GAO Report on Medical Credit Cards
July 16, 2014 Executive Session
July 9, 2014 Markey Joins Senators In Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health in Wake of Damaging Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 Markey on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision: Damaging for Women's Health, Constitutional Rights
June 11, 2014 Markey Hails Senate Passage of VA Health Bill
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 9, 2014 Markey Queries FDA on Progress Developing Pediatric Medical Devices and Therapies
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
May 8, 2014 Mikulski Calls for Strong Leadership During Confirmation Hearing for Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Lead Department of Health and Human Services
May 1, 2014 Ayotte Backs Legislation to Help Prevent Heroin Overdose Deaths
April 24, 2014 Members Of Congress, Authors Of E-Cigarette Marketing Report Respond To FDA Tobacco Regulations
April 4, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expedite Approval Process To Restore Emergency Medical & Hospice Services To North Adams
April 2, 2014 Markey and Crapo Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Chuck Schumer, Chairman, and Pat Roberts, Ranking Member US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration - Ban of E-Cigarettes on Capitol Grounds
Jan. 17, 2014 Markey: 50 Years Later, More to Be Done to Protect Public from Consequences of Smoking
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Dec. 16, 2013 Markey Commends FDA Action on Triclosan
Dec. 16, 2013 Markey Applauds FDA Reforms to Medical Devices Databases to Improve Patient Safety
Nov. 18, 2013 Markey Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Compounding Pharmacy Legislation
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Russell Goldencloud Weiner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Rockstar, Inc. - Marketing to Children
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
Nov. 7, 2013 Markey Joins Warner and Collins As Senate Co-Chair of Bipartisan Alzheimer's Task Force
Oct. 25, 2013 Markey Commends FDA Action to Reclassify Addictive Painkillers
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Protect Patients from Costly Medical Credit Cards and Loans
Oct. 22, 2013 Markey Urges Action to Reduce Flavored Tobacco Product Use By Youth
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to CEO Greg Wasson, Walgreens - "Well Experience" Pharmacy Model
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Craig Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer NJOY - Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids
Sept. 23, 2013 Markey Commends Start of Cancer Risk Study of Americans Living Near Nuclear Power Plants
Sept. 5, 2013 Durbin, Blumenthal, Harkin, Carper, Markey Warn Against Dangers of E-Cigs After CDC Releases Date Showing an Increase in Use Among Youth
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
May 23, 2013 Markey Introduces New Compounding Pharmacy Legislation
May 16, 2013 Markey, House Dems Introduce Bill to Protect Human Subjects in Clinical Trials
May 16, 2013 DeLauro, Markey, House Dems Introduce Bill To Protect Human Subjects In Clinical Trials
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