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

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 16, 2016 Senator Markey Encourages Expansion of Opioid Prescribing Guidance to Include Acute Care
Nov. 16, 2016 Senator Markey Statement on New Surgeon General Report, "Facing Addiction in America"
Nov. 10, 2016 Markey: Dramatic Rise in Pediatric Opioid Overdoses Demands Action
Nov. 3, 2016 Stabenow, Collins, Markey, Capito Applaud Announcement that Medicare Will Implement HOPE for Alzheimer's Act, Pay for New Care Plans to Provide Support to Families of Alzheimer's patients
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan - New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy
Oct. 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Samantha Power, Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations - Clarify Position on Cholera Epidemic in Haiti
Oct. 5, 2016 King, Colleagues Praise DEA Decision to Lower Opioid Quotas
Sept. 22, 2016 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Senators Push to Protect Women's Access to Contraceptive Coverage
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Regarding the UN's Obligation to Aid in the Haitian Cholera Epidemic
Sept. 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Vote on Zika Funding
Sept. 8, 2016 Zika Virus Funding
Sept. 2, 2016 Markey Applauds Triclosan Ban in Antibacterial Hand Soaps
Aug. 31, 2016 Markey Commends Expansion of Medication Assisted Treatment, Funding to Track Overdoses in Massachusetts
Aug. 30, 2016 Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program
Aug. 30, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer of Mylan - Concerns About Mylan's EpiPen Price HIke
Aug. 26, 2016 Senator Markey & Mayor Sarno Discuss Opioids, Infrastructure, Economic Development at Springfield City Hall Meeting
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage
July 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, United States Secretary of State - Cholera Epidemic in Haiti Demands Immediate Action
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 15, 2016 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects
July 14, 2016 Senators Applaud Medicare Proposal to Implement HOPE for Alzheimer's Act
July 14, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate - As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic
July 14, 2016 Capito, Other Senators Applaud Medicare Proposal to Implement Hope for Alzheimer's Act
July 13, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report--
July 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate - Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill
July 13, 2016 Markey Statement on Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
July 12, 2016 Senators Markey and Paul Praise Expansion of Medication-Assisted Treatment in Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
July 8, 2016 Senator Markey Seeks Information About Impact of Opioids on Women
July 6, 2016 Senators Markey, Cornyn, Bennet and Portman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
July 6, 2016 Markey Statement on Federal, Congressional Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis
July 6, 2016 Markey Joins Senate Effort in Pressing World Health Organization to Address Spread of Yellow Fever
July 6, 2016 Senators Portman, Markey, Cornyn, and Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
July 6, 2016 Senators Portman, Markey, Cornyn, and Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-Based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
July 6, 2016 Letter to Margaret Chan, M.D., Director-General of the World Health Organization - Senate Effort to Press World Health Organization to Address Spread of Yellow Fever
June 27, 2016 Markey Praises Victory for Women in SCOTUS Ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt
June 27, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice - Investigate Purdue Pharma, L.P.
June 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, and The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration - Requesting Update on Federal Marijuana Rescheduling Decision
June 21, 2016 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Sec. of the Dept. of Health & Human Services; the Hon. Thomas E. Perez, Sec. of the Dept. of Labor; the Hon. Jacob J. Lew, Sec. of the Dept. of Treasury - Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of Commerce - Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 7, 2016 Senators Announce Inclusion of Bipartisan HOPE for Alzheimer's Act in Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense - Protect Servicemembers, Civil Servants and their Families in Zika-Affected Areas
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment
May 27, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission - Prevent the Spread of False Information About OxyContin
May 26, 2016 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Bill
May 24, 2016 Senators Urge Action on Delayed VA Medical Leases
May 23, 2016 Letter to Senator Johnny Isakson, Chairman, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and Senator Senator Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Urging Action On Delayed VA Medical Leases
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