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

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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4/29/16 Sen. Markey, Reps. Grijalva and DeFazio Release New GAO Report on Municipal Freshwater Scarcity 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations 3/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on DEpartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - End the Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research 3/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak 2/12/16 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus 2/12/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus 2/05/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus 1/27/16 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Release Delayed Opioid Prescribing Guidelines 1/25/16 Senator Markey Announces Hold on FDA Chief Nominee Citing Concerns with Agency's Failures on Opioid Painkiller Approvals 1/21/16 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC 1/15/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - On the Urgent Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Protections 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 1/11/16 Markey to be Joined by Gun Violence Prevention and Opioid Addiction Recovery Leader John Rosenthal at State of the Union Address 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 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising 12/18/15 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law 12/18/15 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names 12/18/15 Markey Statement on Senate Passage of Omnibus and Tax Legislation 12/18/15 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names 12/01/15 Senators Coons, Markey, Baldwin Fight Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS 11/10/15 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines 11/09/15 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Applauding CDC For New Prescribing Guidelines 11/04/15 Letter to Eric Fanning, Acting Under Secretary of the Army, and General Mark Milley, U.S. Army Chief of Staff - Investigation Into Wrongful Discharge Of Servicemembers With Mental Health Disorders 10/28/15 Regulating Tobacco 10/22/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions 10/21/15 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Concerning Tobacco Product Regulation 10/16/15 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and The Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation Of Mental Health Parity Law 10/15/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation of Mental Health Parity Law 10/15/15 Markey Applauds Governor Baker's Substance Use Legislation 10/02/15 Udall, Markey, Durbin Announce Agreement on Chemical Safety Reform Bill 9/28/15 Wyden, Hatch, Markey Applaud Congressional Passage of Access to Clinical Trials Bill 9/28/15 Markey, Wyden, Hatch, Applaud Congressional Passage Of Access To Clinical Trials Bill 9/23/15 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses 9/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA Review of Decision to Prescribe OxyContin to Children 9/16/15 Support Grows for Permanent Extension of James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Programs as One Hundred 9/11 First Responders & Former Daily Show Host Jon Stewart 9/14/15 Detergent PACS Act Cosponsors Commend Efforts to Increase Safety of Liquid Detergent Packets 8/07/15 Sens. Markey, Durbin Applaud Companies for Stopping Sale of Children's Products Contaminated with Asbestos 7/22/15 McGovern Joins Mass. Delegation in Call for Greater Access to Opioid Overdose Prevention Treatment 7/22/15 Markey Calls for Action to Reduce Methadone-Related Overdose Deaths 7/22/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Opioid Overdose Prevention 7/16/15 Wyden, Hatch, Markey Applaud Senate Passage of Access to Clinical Trials Bill 7/09/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Efforts to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Research 6/30/15 Blog: Relegating Alzheimer's Disease to the History Books 6/30/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Care 6/25/15 Markey Hails Supreme Court Ruling in King V. Burwell Case 6/24/15 Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month 6/18/15 Letter to Select Senators - Benefits of Prevention Programs for Women and Families

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