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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, 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
Date Title
Feb. 26, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Responds To Disaster Relief Allotment Of $32.8 Million For New England Fishermen
Feb. 21, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Applauds Noaa Announcement To Heed Calls To Cover Groundfishery Observer, At-Sea Costs
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Jan. 14, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation, Governor Applaud Fishing Disaster Relief
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
May 1, 2013 Markey: We Need to Find a Lifeline for Massachusetts Fishermen
March 6, 2013 Markey Launches New Bill to Combat Fish Fraud
March 1, 2013 NOAA Heeds Markey's Call to Find Flexibility for Fishermen
Feb. 21, 2013 Markey: Consumers, Fishermen Need Swift Federal Action to Stop Seafood Fraud
Jan. 25, 2013 Mass. Lawmakers Ask Fishing Regulators to Reconsider Rejection of Relief for Fishermen
Jan. 15, 2013 Providing for Consideration of HR 152, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Oct. 25, 2012 Markey Leads Lawmakers' Effort to Seek Resolution of Dispute with Mexico on Dolphin-Safe Tuna Labeling
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi
Sept. 13, 2012 Markey Applauds Economic Disaster Declaration for New England Fisheries
July 25, 2012 Introduction Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood Act
June 19, 2012 Markey, Grijalva Assail House GOP's Public Lands Assault
June 19, 2012 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Pending Litigation Regarding Endangered Species, Jobs and Schools
June 11, 2012 Markey and 42 Dems to Salazar: Ban International Trade of Polar Bear Parts
June 1, 2012 Markey Focuses on Fukushima Fish Fallout
May 31, 2012 Markey, 42 Dems Urge President to Protect Dolphin-Safe Tuna Label
March 23, 2012 Markey Applauds Interior Department's Issuance of Onshore Wind Guidelines
Jan. 18, 2012 Markey: Obama Administration Everglades Protection Spurns GOP Attacks on Wetlands, Wildlife Refuges
Dec. 6, 2011 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Endangered Species Act
Nov. 17, 2011 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Statement on New EPA Pesticide Rules
Sept. 15, 2011 Markey Commends Obama Admin. Action to Protect Whales Hunted by Iceland
Sept. 9, 2011 Hearing of the National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - H.R. 1441, "Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage Opportunities Act" and the "Cabin Fee Act of 2011"
Aug. 26, 2011 Markey to State Dept. on Keystone Pipeline: You Forgot About Wildlife
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar
Aug. 3, 2011 Markey Questions Interior Dept-Wyoming Wolf Agreement
July 13, 2011 Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011
June 24, 2011 Natural Resources Democrats Oppose Failing Republican "Self-Report Card"
May 26, 2011 Markey: Obama Admin. Shows Regulatory Protections Don't Have to Be an Endangered Species
March 17, 2011 Reps. Markey, Frank, Keating, Tierney Call on Obama Administration to Support Massachusetts Fishermen, Coastal Communities
Feb. 12, 2011 Markey Attacks Tea Party Republicans for "Scorched Earth" Spending Bill
Aug. 5, 2010 Markey Releases FDA Seafood Response Indicating Low Chance Contamination in the Gulf
July 30, 2010 Markey: Oil Spill Bill Boosts Safety, Reduces Deficit
July 13, 2010 Markey Asks FDA for Arsenic, Oil Monitoring Information
July 9, 2010 Markey Calls for Permanent Ban on Drillig in Georges Bank
June 9, 2010 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
May 25, 2010 Markey Queries FDA on Dispersants in Fish, Food Chain
Feb. 2, 2009 Introduction of the Georges Bank Preservation Act
Feb. 2, 2009 Markey, New England Delegation Move to Protect Georges Bank From Drilling
Oct. 23, 2008 Markey to Bush Admin: Don't Rush Endangered Species Process
Sept. 25, 2008 Introduction of the Georges Bank Preservation Act
Jan. 29, 2008 New England National Scenic Trail Designation Act
Jan. 17, 2008 Introduction of Bill to Protect the Polar Bear
Nov. 1, 2007 Letter to the Honorable Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce
Aug. 4, 2007 Introduction of the Transparent Reporting Under ESA Listing Act
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