Senator Edward 'Ed' J. Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process 6/02/15 On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Sen. Markey & Rep. Maloney Introduce Legislation to Increase Gun Safety and Reduce Gun Violence 6/02/15 Inhofe, Markey lead Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing Brownfields Reauthorization 5/28/15 Letter to Timothy Butters, Deputy Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration - Santa Barbara Oil Spill 5/22/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Halting Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling 5/21/15 Letter to Colleagues - Prevention and Public Health Fund 5/21/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow More Syrian Refugees to Resettle in U.S. 5/21/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Study on Forced Arbitration 5/21/15 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Environmental Concerns with Trans Pacific Partnership 5/21/15 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Increasing Funding for Positive Train Control 5/15/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees 5/08/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care 5/05/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception 4/30/15 Congresswoman Jackie Speier Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Protections for Military Whistleblowers 4/27/15 Letter to John Remondi, President and CEO Navient - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee - Fair Wages for Senate Workers 4/27/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to Michael Dunlap, Executive Chairman of the Nelnet Education Planning and Financing Board - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to James Inhofe, Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 4/27/15 Letter to Richard George, President and CEO of the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to James Preston, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/22/15 East Coast Senators Introduce Bill to Prevent Atlantic Offshore Drilling 4/21/15 Blumenthal, Senate Colleagues Call on Federal Regulators to Block Massive Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal 4/21/15 Letter to Chairman Wheeler and Attorney General Holder - Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal 4/16/15 Sens. Markey & Baldwin and Rep. Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists 4/16/15 BP Oil Disaster 5 Years Later, Lessons Unheeded 4/15/15 Senator Markey Honors MIT Officer Sean Collier with Introduction of Bipartisan Equity in Law Enforcement Act 4/15/15 Senators Markey, Boxer and Sanders Call for Increased Safety at Nuclear Plants 4/15/15 Senator Markey Statement on One Boston Day 4/15/15 Moment of Silence in Honor of the Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings 4/15/15 Bipartisan Group of Senators Push for Equity in Law Enforcement Act 4/14/15 Markey Praises Medford Mayor McGlynn for Legacy of Leadership 4/14/15 Markey: Proposed Blowout Preventer Regulations Would Help Stop the Next BP Spill 4/14/15 Markey Statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act 4/10/15 Markey Statement on the Death of Specialist John M. Dawson 4/08/15 Blumenthal, Senators Urge Funding to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis 4/08/15 Markey Statement on Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict 4/07/15 Senators Markey and Baldwin Lead Group of Senators to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis 4/02/15 Markey Statement on Nigerian Presidential Election 4/01/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of Interior - Potential Climate Impact of Black Carbon 3/31/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change 3/31/15 Markey, Boxer Query 50 State Governors on Asbestos in Schools 3/31/15 Markey: Obama Climate Negotiation Gameplan Will Help U.S. Lead 3/30/15 Markey Calls for Increased Funding for LIHEAP 3/27/15 Mass. Congressional Delegation Urges President Obama to Approve the Commonwealth's Disaster Declaration Request 3/27/15 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Protect Worker Rights 3/27/15 Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Declaring First Week of April National Asbestos Awareness Week 3/27/15 Markey Statement on Announcement of Senator Harry Reid Retirement 3/26/15 Sens. Markey & Fischer and Reps. Matsui & Guthrie Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Federal Spectrum Incentive Bill 3/26/15 Pro-Climate Senators to Offer Amendments to Budget