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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: Potential, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
April 7, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Consumers from False Advertising Claims by E-Cigarette Makers
April 4, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation To Create Jobs Rebuilding Crumbling Infrastructure, Boost Investment in Local Projects
April 4, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expedite Approval Process To Restore Emergency Medical & Hospice Services To North Adams
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 3, 2014 Markey: Dramatic Rise in E-Cigarette Calls to Poison Centers Demands Action
April 3, 2014 Markey Praises Senate Finance Vote to Save Wind Jobs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
April 2, 2014 Markey and Crapo Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
April 1, 2014 Markey: Save Wind Jobs by Including PTC in Tax Extenders Package
April 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner
April 1, 2014 Markey Joins Victims, Survivors of Faulty GM Ignition Switches Who Want Action & Answers
March 30, 2014 Markey: New IPCC Climate Report Frightening Compendium of Coming Catastrophe
March 28, 2014 Markey Statement on Obama Methane Reduction Plan
March 27, 2014 Senator Markey Commends Governor Patrick's Efforts to Combat Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse
March 27, 2014 Udall, Markey Introduce Plan to Empower Consumers to Reduce Energy Costs
March 26, 2014 Sen. Markey and Rep. Waxman Introduce GRID Act to Protect Electrical Grid from Physical, Cyberattack
March 26, 2014 Letter to Acting Chair Cheryl LaFleur, and Commissioners Tony Clark, Philip Moeller, and John Norris - Review Of Recent Natural Gas Price Increase
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
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 24, 2014 Markey: New Natural Gas Export Approval Crosses Cost Threshold for American Consumers, Businesses
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 20, 2014 Warren, Markey, Neal Announce $1 Million Fire Grant to Holyoke
March 18, 2014 Governor Patrick Signs $177 Million Military Bond Bill
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Markey Urges Consideration of Natural Gas Leaks Legislation
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 13, 2014 Markey Introduces Bills to Call Oil Industry's KXL Export Bluff, Force Tar Sands Oil to Pay into Spill Cleanup Fund
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 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 6, 2014 Hanscom Project Receives Major Support in Obama's Budget
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 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assist Peaceful, Democratic Transition in Ukraine
Feb. 28, 2014 Markey and Merkley Introduce Legislation to Cut Bloated Nuclear Weapons Budget
Feb. 27, 2014 Markey, Warren, Ayotte, Shaheen, Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring POW/MIA Servicemembers
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. 26, 2014 Markey, Baldwin and Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists
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