Senator Ed Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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5/19/16 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control 5/19/16 After Briefing from TSA, Markey and Blumenthal Reiterate Call to Airlines to Suspend Bag Fees This Summer 5/19/16 Sen. Markey, Rep. Cartwright Introduce Legislation to Foster Commercialization of Clean Technology and Advanced Manufacturing 5/19/16 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior- Concern Over Canadian Offshore Drilling Next to Georges Bank in North Atlantic 5/19/16 Markey Statement on PHMSA Investigation Report on Plains All-American Pipeline Oil Spill 5/18/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States-Syrian Refuge Resettlement 5/18/16 Letter to John Hoeven and Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman and Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security- TSA Funding for Long Wait Times 5/18/16 Senate Passes Sullivan-Schatz-Markey International Fisheries Bill 5/18/16 Letter to the honorable John Hoeven, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, and the Honorable Jeanne Shaheen, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Call for Increased TSA Funding to Help Address Long Wait Times, Ensure Security 5/18/16 Senate Approves Bill to Implement Fisheries Treaties 5/13/16 The Huffington Post Blog - Sen. Ed Markey: Lessons Not Yet Learned: Ebola, Zika and Global Health Security 5/13/16 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services and Robert Califf, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarettes Regulations 5/13/16 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency-Use of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Zika Virus 5/13/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- U.S. Response to Zika 5/12/16 Letter to The Honorable Mel Watt, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency- Delay New Policy on "Super Lien" Laws Affecting Homeowners in Community Associations 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/12/16 Opioid Crisis 5/12/16 Senator Markey Applauds Obama Administration Effort to Cut Methane Emissions 5/11/16 Senator Markey Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Merrick Garland 5/11/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products 5/10/16 Letter to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Allegiant, JetBlue, Alaska Air, Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin America, Sun Country, and Island Air Hawaii- Stop Charging Bag Fees This Summer 5/10/16 Senator Markey Commends President Obama's Decision to Visit Hiroshima 5/09/16 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Robust Requirements For Using The Term "Natural" On Food Labels 5/05/16 Senator Markey Hails Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations Ensuring Federal Oversight of E-Cigarettes 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students 5/02/16 President Signs Lynch's POW/MIA Remembrance Act into Law 4/29/16 Senator Markey Applauds Obama Administration's Efforts to Study, Expand Deployment of Smart Gun Technology 4/29/16 Sen. Markey, Reps. Grijalva and DeFazio Release New GAO Report on Municipal Freshwater Scarcity 4/28/16 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers 4/27/16 Letter to Dr. Collins - Call for Improved Data on Child Participation in NIH Clinical Health Trials 4/27/16 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey 4/26/16 Senate Democrats, Environmental Advocates Demand Senate GOP Move Forward on Supreme Court Nomination 4/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Security Assistance to Israel 4/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Kaine Calls For Testing Of Lead Levels In School Drinking Water 4/22/16 Massachusetts, MITRE Launch the Massachusetts Innovation Bridge 4/22/16 Letter to the Honorable John B. King, Secretary of U.S. Department of Education - Call to Hold College Accreditors Accountable, Protect Taxpayers 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/21/16 Energy Policy Modernization Bill 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - On the System and Process for Ensuring Safety of Opioid Painkillers 4/20/16 Inhofe, Markey, Rounds, Booker Praise Passage of Brownfields Reauthorization in Senate Energy Bill 4/20/16 Senator Markey Joins Senate Democrats in Introducing "TRUE LEADership Act" to Remove Lead from Pipes and Invest More in America's Crumbling Water Infrastructure 4/20/16 Markey-Cassidy Amendment to Energy Bill Passes 4/20/16 Senate Democrats Introduce "True LEADership Act" to Remove Lead from Pipes and Invest More in America's Crumbling Water Infrastructure 4/19/16 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 4/19/16 Senators Markey and Grassley Launch U.S. Senate Cystic Fibrosis Caucus 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request 4/15/16 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country 4/15/16 Letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, M.D. Director, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Urging FDA to Advance Muscular Dystrophy Therapies 4/15/16 Senate Passes POW/MIA Remembrance Act

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