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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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: Economy and Finance - General Economic Issues
Issue Position: Consumer Protection - Amusement Park Ride Safety
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 8, 2014 Mikulski Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Establish National Women's History Museum
April 30, 2014 Markey Praises White House Display of Armenian Orphan Rug
April 10, 2014 Armenian Genocide Anniversary
Feb. 26, 2014 Markey, Baldwin and Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists
Aug. 6, 2013 Letter to Mignon Clyburn, Acting Chairwoman of Federal Communications Commission - Dispute between CBS & Time Warner Cable
July 30, 2013 Letter to Sergey Kislyak, Ambassador of Russia to the United States - LGBT in Russia during Olympics
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
Feb. 22, 2013 Letter to Mark Emmert, President of The National Collegiate Athletic Association - Marketing of Energy Drinks at Athletic Events
Sept. 20, 2012 Markey Renews Call for Passage of Roller Coaster Safety Legislation
April 26, 2012 Ninety-Seventh Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Nov. 24, 2011 Markey Warns Don't Turn 'Black Friday' into 'Track Friday' With Shopping Mall Tracking
June 20, 2011 Markey: Stopping Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Avoids Potential for Grand Mistake
April 15, 2011 Statement of Rep. Edward J. Markey on the 96th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Aug. 19, 2010 Markey, Pitts Say More Needed to Protect Children from Smoking in Movies
May 27, 2010 Markey Named Small Business Star
March 18, 2010 Markey Report Details "Radioactive Roulette" Played By Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Feb. 9, 2010 Introduction Of The E-Rate 2.0 Act
Aug. 18, 2009 Select Committee Forged Letter Investigation Update
July 8, 2009 Enhancing Small Business Research and Innovation Act of 2009
May 20, 2009 Introducing The National Amusement Park Ride Safety Act of 2009
May 4, 2009 Recognizing the 61st Anniversary of the Independence of Israel
Nov. 12, 2008 Markey: As Travel Season Approaches, Consumers Need Full Disclosure of Risks
Oct. 23, 2008 Canadian BPA Ban Should Boost Similar Efforts in U.S.
Oct. 23, 2008 Canadian BPA Ban Should Boost Similar Efforts in U.S.
Oct. 14, 2008 Markey: $5 Million Gift Creates Potential Conflict of Interest on FDA Panel
July 15, 2008 Markey: President Doesn't Think We're In an Oil Emergency??
May 30, 2008 Markey: Amusement Park Ride Safety Loophole Must Be Closed
March 5, 2008 Statement on Competition in Sports Marketplace
Dec. 12, 2007 Industry Insider Speaks Out on Roller Coaster Loophole
Oct. 24, 2007 House Passes Bill Creating New ‘Heritage Area' Locally
Oct. 24, 2007 Celebrating America's Heritage Act
July 31, 2007 Markey Wants to See Scientific Backing for Endangered Species Decisions
July 25, 2007 Disney Makes Anti-Smoking Pledge to Markey
June 28, 2007 Markey, Miller Release New Report Showing that Undisclosed Conflicts Reduce Pension Plan Returns
June 22, 2007 Markey: Give Parents a Hand in Fight Against Obesity, Smoking and Violence
June 11, 2007 Recent Accidents Highlight Need to Close Amusement Park Safety Loophole
May 16, 2007 Introducing the National Amusement Park Ride Safety Act of 2007
May 15, 2007 Markey Renews Call to Close "Loopy Loophole" in Roller Coaster Safety
May 10, 2007 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
May 9, 2007 Markey Votes to End Unethical Practices in Student Loan Industry, Protect Students and Families
March 28, 2007 Markey Decries Republican Efforts to Keep Live Earth Concert Out of DC
March 19, 2007 Markey Hails Bold Global Warming Initiative of Investor Alliance Managing $4 Trillion
Feb. 26, 2007 Markey Applauds 'Invonvenient Truth' Oscar Win
Jan. 29, 2007 Markey Disappointed in Absence of TOugh Nuclear Security Measures in New Regs
Jan. 24, 2007 Markey on Sen. Kerry's Decision Not to Seek the Presidency in 2008
Dec. 30, 2006 Markey On Royalty Collectors' Cozy Cooperation With Big Oil And NYT Story Today
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