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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 3, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran and Brian Schatz - Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies - Funding for VA State Home Construction Grant Program
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Lift Hiring Freeze On VA and Exempt Veterans Seeking Federal Employment
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Regarding VA from Hiring Freeze
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze
Nov. 30, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnel, Harry Redi, Thad Cochran, Barbara Mikulski, Johnny Isakson and Richard Blumenthal - Regarding Action to Authorize Delayed VA Leases
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Secretary, Department of Education - Regarding the Closure of ITT Tech and Associated Student Debt Relief Measures
July 14, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University
July 7, 2016 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Wyden, Senate Dems: VA Must Do More to Prevent and Correct Abuse of Veterans in Higher Education
June 22, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - Close For-Profit College Loophole Impacting Servicemembers, Veterans and Taxpayers
May 24, 2016 Senators Urge Action on Delayed VA Medical Leases
May 23, 2016 Letter to Senator Johnny Isakson, Chairman, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and Senator Senator Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Urging Action On Delayed VA Medical Leases
May 2, 2016 President Signs Lynch's POW/MIA Remembrance Act into Law
March 17, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 1, 2015 Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act
Nov. 11, 2015 Markey Statement on Veteran's Day
Nov. 10, 2015 Veterans Day and Climate Change
Nov. 5, 2015 Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans
Nov. 5, 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran's Affairs - Opioids epidemic
June 30, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Care
June 5, 2015 Senators Stabenow, Collins, Markey Introduce Measure to Support Service Members, Veterans and Families Affected by Alzheimer's Disease
May 12, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Give Student Vets Much Needed Advice to Help Navigate Corinthian Bankruptcy
April 23, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan - Better Protect Servicemembers and Veterans from being Targeted and Exploited by some For-Profit Colleges by Publishing the Amount and Percentage of Revenue Received by these Institutions from all Federal Educational Programs
April 10, 2015 Markey Statement on the Death of Specialist John M. Dawson
Feb. 25, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Choice Card Program
Feb. 25, 2015 Senator John McCain and Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge VA Secretary Robert McDonald to Rectify Problems with Choice Card Eligibility and Fully Implement VA Reform Legislation
Nov. 11, 2014 Senator Markey Statement on Veterans Day
Aug. 21, 2014 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
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
June 11, 2014 Markey Hails Senate Passage of VA Health Bill
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey Votes to Protect Military Retirement Benefits
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veteran and Military
Nov. 14, 2013 Mass. Congressional Delegation Members Applaud VA Grants to Support Homeless Veterans
Nov. 12, 2013 Markey Commemorates Veterans Day
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Dec. 7, 2011 Markey, Wyden Call on CMS to Release IAH Program Guidelines for Medicare Savings
May 5, 2008 MA Delegation Touts Decision to Keep VA Hospitals Open
May 25, 2007 Markey Honors Veterans on Memorial Day
May 24, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007
March 26, 2007 Markey Corrects Mischaracterization of His Iraq Vote by Veterans for Peace
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
May 24, 2006 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitors' Center
May 22, 2006 Data Security Breach Leaves 26.5 Million Veterans Vulnerable to Identity Theft
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
May 5, 2005 Dems' GI Bill Ensure Troops Who Sustain Wounds do not Also Sustain Pay Cuts
Nov. 10, 2004 Let's Work to Help Our Heroes Today and In Future
May 20, 2004 Fallen Heroes
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