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

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 25, 2016 Senator Markey Announces Hold on FDA Chief Nominee Citing Concerns with Agency's Failures on Opioid Painkiller Approvals
Jan. 21, 2016 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC
Jan. 14, 2016 Markey, Kennedy, Warren, Keating Announce Bristol County Will Receive Federal Support To Fight Opioid Addiction
Jan. 12, 2016 Markey Statement on President Obama's Final State of the Union Address
Jan. 11, 2016 Markey to be Joined by Gun Violence Prevention and Opioid Addiction Recovery Leader John Rosenthal at State of the Union Address
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs
Dec. 21, 2015 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
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Dec. 18, 2015 Markey Statement on Senate Passage of Omnibus and Tax Legislation
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines
Nov. 4, 2015 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
Oct. 28, 2015 Regulating Tobacco
Oct. 16, 2015 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
Oct. 15, 2015 Markey Applauds Governor Baker's Substance Use Legislation
Oct. 15, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Full Implementation of Mental Health Parity Law
Oct. 2, 2015 Udall, Markey, Durbin Announce Agreement on Chemical Safety Reform Bill
Sept. 28, 2015 Wyden, Hatch, Markey Applaud Congressional Passage of Access to Clinical Trials Bill
Sept. 28, 2015 Markey, Wyden, Hatch, Applaud Congressional Passage Of Access To Clinical Trials Bill
Sept. 23, 2015 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
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA Review of Decision to Prescribe OxyContin to Children
Sept. 16, 2015 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
Sept. 14, 2015 Detergent PACS Act Cosponsors Commend Efforts to Increase Safety of Liquid Detergent Packets
Aug. 7, 2015 Sens. Markey, Durbin Applaud Companies for Stopping Sale of Children's Products Contaminated with Asbestos
July 22, 2015 Markey Calls for Action to Reduce Methadone-Related Overdose Deaths
July 22, 2015 McGovern Joins Mass. Delegation in Call for Greater Access to Opioid Overdose Prevention Treatment
July 22, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Opioid Overdose Prevention
July 16, 2015 Wyden, Hatch, Markey Applaud Senate Passage of Access to Clinical Trials Bill
July 9, 2015 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
June 30, 2015 Blog: Relegating Alzheimer's Disease to the History Books
June 30, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Care
June 25, 2015 Markey Hails Supreme Court Ruling in King V. Burwell Case
June 24, 2015 Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
June 18, 2015 Letter to Select Senators - Benefits of Prevention Programs for Women and Families
June 18, 2015 Medicare Saves Millions Thanks to Markey, Wyden Independence at Home Program
June 5, 2015 Senators Stabenow, Collins, Markey Introduce Measure to Support Service Members, Veterans and Families Affected by Alzheimer's Disease
May 27, 2015 Sens. Paul, Markey Introduce Legislation to Expand Treatment for Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction
May 21, 2015 Letter to Colleagues - Prevention and Public Health Fund
May 20, 2015 Ayotte Urges Reinstatement of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days
May 20, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Program
May 19, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Efforts to Address the Opioid Epidemic
May 12, 2015 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Grieving Parents from Job Loss
May 12, 2015 Sen. Markey Reintroduces Resolution Declaring September Brain Aneurysm Month
May 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
April 23, 2015 Senate Approves Medicare "Independence at Home" Medical Practice Demonstration Improvement Act
April 8, 2015 Blumenthal, Senators Urge Funding to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis
March 31, 2015 Markey, Boxer Query 50 State Governors on Asbestos in Schools
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