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Ed Markey's Public Statements

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
March 13, 2014 Markey Introduces Bills to Call Oil Industry's KXL Export Bluff, Force Tar Sands Oil to Pay into Spill Cleanup Fund
March 13, 2014 Sens. Warren and Markey Applaud Senate Passage of Bipartisan Flood Insurance Reform
March 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Calling For Broad Reform Of Debt Collection Practices
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
March 10, 2014 Markey Statement on Three-Year Anniversary of Fukushima Meltdowns
March 7, 2014 Markey: It's Polar to Solar with Daylight Savings Time Extension
March 7, 2014 Markey Statement on New Information on NHTSA Role in GM Chevy Cobalt Safety Recall
March 7, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Heroin and Prescription Drug Overdose Crisis
March 6, 2014 Hanscom Project Receives Major Support in Obama's Budget
March 6, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers, Ensure Natural Gas Export Approvals Are in National Interest
March 6, 2014 Affordable Care Act
March 6, 2014 Markey Introduces "Good Samaritan' Legislation to Protect First Responders, Volunteers, Family Members Who Administer Opioid Overdose Prevention Drug
March 5, 2014 Markey Statement on Facebook and Instagram Policy to Limit Gun Sales
March 4, 2014 Markey and Maloney Applaud President's Inclusion of $10 Million in Budget for CDC Gun Violence Research
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
March 3, 2014 Markey Statement on New Sulfur-Stripping Gasoline Rule
Feb. 28, 2014 Markey and Merkley Introduce Legislation to Cut Bloated Nuclear Weapons Budget
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assist Peaceful, Democratic Transition in Ukraine
Feb. 27, 2014 Markey, Warren, Ayotte, Shaheen, Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring POW/MIA Servicemembers
Feb. 26, 2014 Markey, Baldwin and Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Earlier Reporting of Accident Information Defects Needed
Feb. 26, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Responds To Disaster Relief Allotment Of $32.8 Million For New England Fishermen
Feb. 25, 2014 Markey Commends New Federal Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accountability For Human Rights Violations In South Sudan
Feb. 24, 2014 Senator Markey, White House Drug Policy Director Kerlikowske, Basketball Legend Chris Herren Address Heroin, Prescription Drug Epidemic in Massachusetts
Feb. 24, 2014 Markey, Warren, Clark Thank Obama Administration for Watertown First Responders Funding
Feb. 21, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Applauds Noaa Announcement To Heed Calls To Cover Groundfishery Observer, At-Sea Costs
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Waive State Matching Requirment on Behalf of New Hampshire Fisheries
Feb. 19, 2014 Markey Announces New Legislation, Efforts to Combat Gun Violence
Feb. 19, 2014 Markey Applauds Wheeler Announcement on Open Internet Rules
Feb. 18, 2014 Markey Praises New Heavy Truck Fuel Economy Proposal
Feb. 14, 2014 Markey Statement on Obama's Proposed Climate Fund
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Gun Violence Research
Feb. 14, 2014 Markey Statement on Proposed Comcast -- Time Warner Cable Deal
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey, Rockefeller Introduce Data Broker Bill to Ensure Accuracy, Accountability for Consumers
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey Votes to Protect Military Retirement Benefits
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey Co-Sponsors Fair Elections Now Act
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey Calls For Congressional Action to Protect Electric Grid from Cyberattack
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services - Expanding Availability of Treatment to Help First Responders Prevent Opiate Use and Abuse
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Protect the Open Internet
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Feb. 7, 2014 Markey Applauds CVS Decision to Halt Sale of Tobacco Products
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Mark Wetjen, Acting Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Share Information for Energy Market Oversight Now
Feb. 6, 2014 Markey Statement on Republican Rejection of Unemployment Insurance
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Chuck Schumer, Chairman, and Pat Roberts, Ranking Member US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration - Ban of E-Cigarettes on Capitol Grounds
Feb. 4, 2014 Markey, Original House Author of the E-Rate Program, Applauds Expansion of President Obama's ConnectED Initiative
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