Senator Ed Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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9/21/17 Durbin, Brown, Reed, Blumenthal, Markey, Franken Introduce Legislation To Reduce Youth Tobacco Use, Close Tax Loopholes 8/23/17 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Provide Relief to Dairy Farmers 6/15/17 Letter to the Honorable John Hoeven, Chairman and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies - Acer Access and Development Program 10/20/16 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices 10/17/16 Moulton, Massachusetts Delegation Protect Lobster Industry against Proposed Ban 10/13/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers 9/28/16 Senator Markey and Congresswoman Meng Call for Ban on BPA in All Food and Beverage Containers 8/12/16 Senator Markey: FDA's Final Rule On Food Safety Process Is A Missed Opportunity 8/02/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Revise SNAP Rule 7/29/16 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis 7/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/15/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Kathryn D. Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere - Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal and Unregulated Fishing 6/24/16 Markey, Warren, Keating, Lynch and Moulton Welcome Additional Funding for New England At-Sea Monitoring 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 4/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Address Gaps in Policies to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Animals 3/11/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf - Backing Real Maple Syrup 12/18/15 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising 12/18/15 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names 12/18/15 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names 11/23/15 Democratic Leaders Introduce Legislation in the House and Senate to Modernize Food Labeling 11/19/15 Democratic Leaders Introduce Legislation in the House and Senate to Modernize Food Labeling 10/28/15 Regulating Tobacco 7/31/15 Letter to Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries of NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service - Protect Lobster Industry in MA 4/23/15 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Conservation Reserve Program 4/16/15 Markey Calls for Action on E-Cigarettes as New Data Reveals Skyrocketing Use by Youth 3/26/15 Markey, Warren, Collins, and King Introduce Bipartisan Budget Amendment Supporting At-Sea & Dockside Monitoring for New England Fisheries 3/10/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Finalize Tobacco Deeming Regulations to Protect Children Against Harmful E-Cigarettes 1/09/15 Markey, Durbin, Blumenthal Call for Increased Disclosure, Transparency in New Comprehensive Report on Energy Drink Consumption 1/07/15 Letter to Alex Gourlay, CEO and President of Walgreens Company - Prescription Drug Labeling 12/16/14 Wicker, Markey Statement on Seafood Fraud Task Force Recommendations 11/21/14 Markey, 9 Senators Urge EPA to Protect Bees from Pesticides 11/21/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides 11/19/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Advocating for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers 10/10/14 Markey Vows Action Following Logan E-Cigarette Fire Findings 10/09/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Senators Call on FDA to Protect Consumers by Adopting Stronger Warning Labels for E-Cigarettes 10/06/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Tom Udall, Chairman, and Mike Johanns, Vice Chairman, of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee - Keep COOL 8/28/14 Congressional Authors of E-Cigarette Marketing Report Call New CDC Data 'the Sound of an Alarm' 8/21/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts 8/04/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarettes 7/31/14 Markey Applauds FDA Action on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests 7/09/14 Sen. Markey and Reps. Capps & Meng Introduce Legislation to Ban BPA from Food and Beverage Containers 7/09/14 Capps, Markey, Meng Introduce Bill to Protect Workers and Children From Chemical Exposure 7/02/14 Letter to Brian Deese, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Laboratory Developed Tests 6/17/14 Markey Praises New Obama Effort to Fight Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing 6/10/14 Senators Urge Department of Transportation to Finally Ban E-Cigarettes on Airplanes 6/10/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - E-Cigarettes on Airplanes 5/08/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases 4/24/14 Durbin Responds to FDA Tobacco Regulations 4/07/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Consumers from False Advertising Claims by E-Cigarette Makers 4/07/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of Federal Trade Commission - Protect Consumers from False Advertising Claims by E-Cigarette Makers

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