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


Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Last 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
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Issue Position: Health- Alzheimer's Disease Issue Position: Health - Safety Concerns Associated with Radiation Treatments Issue Position: Health - FDA Oversight & Reform Issue Position: Health - Toxic Exposures and Health Issue Position: Health - Cystic Fibrosis Caucus Issue Position: Health - General Health Issues Issue Position: Health - Bipartisan Taskforce on Alzheimer's Disease Issue Position: Privacy - Medical Privacy Issue Position: Homeland Security 7/21/14 Cummings, Markey, Waters Respond to GAO Report on Medical Credit Cards 7/16/14 Executive Session 7/09/14 Markey Joins Senators In Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health in Wake of Damaging Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision 6/30/14 Markey on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision: Damaging for Women's Health, Constitutional Rights 6/11/14 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown 6/11/14 Markey Hails Senate Passage of VA Health Bill 6/10/14 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 5/28/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings 5/09/14 Markey Queries FDA on Progress Developing Pediatric Medical Devices and Therapies 5/08/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases 5/08/14 Mikulski Calls for Strong Leadership During Confirmation Hearing for Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Lead Department of Health and Human Services 5/01/14 Ayotte Backs Legislation to Help Prevent Heroin Overdose Deaths 4/24/14 Members Of Congress, Authors Of E-Cigarette Marketing Report Respond To FDA Tobacco Regulations 4/04/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expedite Approval Process To Restore Emergency Medical & Hospice Services To North Adams 4/02/14 Markey and Crapo Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease 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 3/04/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases 2/04/14 Letter to Chuck Schumer, Chairman, and Pat Roberts, Ranking Member US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration - Ban of E-Cigarettes on Capitol Grounds 1/17/14 Markey: 50 Years Later, More to Be Done to Protect Public from Consequences of Smoking 12/19/13 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans 12/16/13 Markey Applauds FDA Reforms to Medical Devices Databases to Improve Patient Safety 12/16/13 Markey Commends FDA Action on Triclosan 11/18/13 Markey Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Compounding Pharmacy Legislation 11/15/13 Letter to Russell Goldencloud Weiner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Rockstar, Inc. - Marketing to Children 11/15/13 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research 11/13/13 Drug Quality and Security Act 11/07/13 Markey Joins Warner and Collins As Senate Co-Chair of Bipartisan Alzheimer's Task Force 10/25/13 Markey Commends FDA Action to Reclassify Addictive Painkillers 10/22/13 Letter to Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Protect Patients from Costly Medical Credit Cards and Loans 10/22/13 Markey Urges Action to Reduce Flavored Tobacco Product Use By Youth 10/18/13 Letter to CEO Greg Wasson, Walgreens - "Well Experience" Pharmacy Model 9/26/13 Letter to Craig Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer NJOY - Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids 9/23/13 Markey Commends Start of Cancer Risk Study of Americans Living Near Nuclear Power Plants 9/05/13 Durbin, Blumenthal, Harkin, Carper, Markey Warn Against Dangers of E-Cigs After CDC Releases Date Showing an Increase in Use Among Youth 8/02/13 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy 5/23/13 Markey Introduces New Compounding Pharmacy Legislation 5/16/13 Markey, House Dems Introduce Bill to Protect Human Subjects in Clinical Trials 4/15/13 Markey Report: Compounding Pharmacies Going Untracked, Unregulated, Under-inspected from Coast to Coast 4/11/13 Letter to Honorable Tim Murphy, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Meningitis Outbreak 4/02/13 Markey Praises New Obama Initiative to Map Brain, Fight Alzheimer's and other Brain Diseases