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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
March 18, 2014 Governor Patrick Signs $177 Million Military Bond Bill
Feb. 27, 2014 Markey, Warren, Ayotte, Shaheen, Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring POW/MIA Servicemembers
Nov. 20, 2013 Markey Introduces Bill to Protect Troops from Predatory Lenders
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Pay Armed Forces, DOD Civilian Personnel, Contractors During Shutdown
May 7, 2013 Decision to Keep Natick Labs Under Military Authority Praised by Markey, Tsongas, Warren, Cowan, Lt. Gov. Murray
March 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Tuition Assistance
June 13, 2012 Andrews, Markey, Tsongas Introduce Bill to Protect Troops from Predatory Lenders
June 12, 2012 Letter to Michael Donley, Secretary of the Airforce, and Norton Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff - Reconsider the Air Force Material Command
June 12, 2012 Markey, Tsongas, Andrews Introduce Bill to Protect Troops from Predatory Lenders
April 23, 2012 Lt. Gov. Murray Tour U.S. Army's Natick Soldier Systems Center; Convene Meeting of Task Force to Unify Support for Military Jobs and Investments
March 28, 2012 Markey, Eshoo, Rogers Introduce Legislation to Improve Pediatric Medications
Oct. 11, 2011 Markey, Military Leaders, Advocates Call for Cuts to U.S. Nuclear Budget
Oct. 7, 2011 Markey, Military Leaders, Health and Nonprolif Advocates Call for Cuts to Nuclear Budg
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Commercial Sales of Military Technologies
Feb. 23, 2009 Press Conference with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
Feb. 12, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and the Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Climate Crisis: National Security, Economic and Public Health Threats
Sept. 28, 2008 United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act
Jan. 29, 2008 Markey Investigates Military Exports to China
Nov. 7, 2007 Hearing of the House Select Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee - Shock and Oil: Where Military Concerns Meet Consumer, Climate Crises
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
May 17, 2007 Pentagon Continues to Censor Troops' Web Access
April 16, 2007 Retired Generals, Admirals: Global Warming Needs a Hard Look
Dec. 8, 2006 A Message To Our Armed Forces At Holiday Time
Sept. 27, 2006 Military Commissions Act of 2006
July 28, 2006 Markey Urges President to stop Justice Dept. from Underming Laws Against Torture
March 14, 2006 Whistleblowers, Lawmakers Rally for Legislation to Protect Critical U.S. Security Personnel
July 6, 2005 Reps. Markey, Meehan, Tierney Release Statement on Natick Labs and Hansom Air Force Base
Nov. 10, 2004 Let's Work to Help Our Heroes Today and In Future
Oct. 11, 2004 Introduction of the Crosby-Puller Combat Wounds Compensation Act
Oct. 4, 2004 Larson and Colleagues Urge GAO to Investigate Overextension of Armed Forces
May 20, 2004 Fallen Heroes
May 7, 2004 Regarding Reports of Misconduct and Human Rights Abuses By American Forces in Iraq
May 5, 2004 Congressional Democrats Call on Chairman Hunter to Help Military Widows
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