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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, 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
Issue Position: Homeland Security - General Homeland Security Issues
Issue Position: Homeland Security
July 2, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Early Warning Reporting System
June 18, 2014 Markey on GM Recall: While GM Nods, NHTSA Shrugs
June 10, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - E-Cigarettes on Airplanes
June 10, 2014 Senators Urge Department of Transportation to Finally Ban E-Cigarettes on Airplanes
June 7, 2014 $100 Million for Green Line Extension Included in Senate FY15 Appropriations Bill
June 5, 2014 Markey on GM Internal Investigation: We Need This Accounting to Become Accountability
May 22, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal, Nelson Introduce Bill To Eliminate Cap On Maximum Allowable Civil Fine DOT Can Levy On Automakers
May 16, 2014 Markey Statement on GM Settlement with Department of Transportation
May 13, 2014 Capuano, Markey, Warren, and Lynch Applaud Funding for Boston Harbor Improvement Project
May 12, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $8.9 Million In FAA Grants To Mass. Airports
May 9, 2014 Letter to Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant of the United States Coast Guard - Regarding Making Cruise Ship Inspection Information Available to Public
May 7, 2014 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On DOT Response To Letter Urging Agency To Issue Park-It-Now Warning To Owners Of Recalled GM Cars
May 2, 2014 Markey, Schatz, Gillibrand, Merkley Introduce Bill To Support Investment In Neighborhoods Near Transit
April 28, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - Warnings Regarding Recalled GM Vehicles
April 16, 2014 Markey Decries Latest GM Recall Revelation: A Company's Culture of Costs Over Consumers
April 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Intervene In GM Recall
April 1, 2014 Markey Joins Victims, Survivors of Faulty GM Ignition Switches Who Want Action & Answers
March 25, 2014 In Wake of GM Safety Recalls, Markey and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ensure Transparency, More Reporting to Prevent Auto Injuries, Fatalities
March 7, 2014 Markey Statement on New Information on NHTSA Role in GM Chevy Cobalt Safety Recall
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Earlier Reporting of Accident Information Defects Needed
Feb. 18, 2014 Markey Praises New Heavy Truck Fuel Economy Proposal
Nov. 25, 2013 Markey and Lynch Lead Mass. Delegation in Push to Protect Air Control Towers From Closure
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael P. Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Protect Air Control Towers from Closure
Nov. 22, 2013 Markey Urges Caution, Consultation on Phone Calls on Airplanes
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration - Changes to Guarding of Airport Exit Lanes
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Federal Trade Commission - Investigate Reports of Auto Dealer Interest Rate Mark-Ups, "Yo-Yo" Schemes
Sept. 18, 2013 Massachusetts Perspective
June 5, 2013 Grimm, Markey Praise TSA Decision to Reverse Knife Policy
May 22, 2013 Markey, Grimm: 145 Members of Congress Lead Bi-Partisan Effort Opposing Knives on Planes
April 22, 2013 Markey Hails TSA Decision to Delay Knife Policy
March 22, 2013 Reps. Markey, Cummings, and Rush Introduce International Travelers' Bill of Rights
March 22, 2013 Markey Applauds Bipartisan Senate "No Knives Act" Efforts
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 20, 2013 Letter to Michael P. Huerta Administrator Federal Aviation Administration - Airport Control Tower
March 12, 2013 Markey Introduces Bill to Reverse TSA Knives Policy
March 9, 2013 Markey Tells TSA to Reverse New Knife Policy
July 6, 2012 Lieutenant Governor Murray Joins President Obama for $105 Billion Transportation Bill Signing Ceremony at the White House
June 26, 2012 The New York Times - Cargo, the Terrorists' Trojan Horse
June 20, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
May 17, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
April 19, 2012 Markey, Barton Ask FAA for Details on Drones: Who's Using Them in Public Airspace? How's Privacy Protected?
April 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 18, 2011 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to John Pistole, Administrator of Transportation Security Administration
Nov. 1, 2011 Reps. Thompson, Markey, Jackson-Lee Query TSA on Missed Deadline for Screening Cargo on U.S.-Bound Passenger Planes
Sept. 22, 2011 Governor Patrick Highlights Impact of American Jobs Act on Massachusetts Bridges
July 29, 2011 Huffington Post - Driven to Change
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