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  • Bipartisan bill addresses need for Alzheimer’s research and caregiver assistance   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Chris Smith (R-N.J.), House co-chairs of the Bipartisan, Bicameral Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease, today announced the introduction of H.R 3286, The Alzheimer’s Breakthrough... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.— Representative Edward Markey (D-Mass.), along with the entire Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, today sent a letter to the three chairmen of the congressional committees considering H.R. 3200, the comprehensive health care reform legislation moving through Congress.  In the letter, the entire Massachusetts... Read More
  • Bipartisan bill addresses looming crisis in nuclear medicine; bill endorsed by medical, industry, and nuclear nonproliferation groups   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, and Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the Ranking... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, DC — Today House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman, Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Edward J. Markey, along with Reps. Frank Pallone, Jan Schakowsky, Lois Capps, and John Sarbanes, introduced the Drinking Water System Security Act of 2009 with the support of the largest drinking water utilities... Read More
  • Markey says health care system, ailing for years, now stuck in intensive care    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, today delivered the following statement at the Committee’s mark-up of H.R. 3200, America’s Affordable Health Choices Act.... Read More
  • Funds from Economic Recovery Package Will Encourage Purchases of Energy Efficient Appliances   WASHINGTON D.C.—The Massachusetts congressional delegation today hailed the release of over $6 million for the Bay State for rebate programs to encourage purchases of energy efficient appliances as part of the economic recovery package. The... Read More
  • In testimony, Markey asks for Improvements   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) the Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, today submitted written testimony to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs for its hearing entitled “Nuclear Cooperation with... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, and Rep. John Hall (D-NY), made public a letter from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) responding to detailed questions posed by the two lawmakers regarding a major leak in buried water pipes at the Indian... Read More
  • H.R.3099 designed to protect Americans traveling abroad through better disclosure of health, safety conditions at overseas destinations WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over consumer protection issues, today announced the introduction of... Read More
  • MEDFORD, MA. –Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden), along with Representative Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell), introduced in the House of Representatives H. Res. 599, a resolution to recognize the 50th anniversary of the creation of Minuteman National Historical Park.  Fifty years ago, on September 21, 1959, the United States Congress... Read More
  • House Passes historic waxman-markey clean energy bill WASHINGTON, DC — Today the House of Representatives passed the landmark American Clean Energy and Security Act , sponsored by Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Edward J. Markey, Chairman of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence... Read More
  • st1\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) }   News Release:  June 26, 2009 Karen Lightfoot/Caren Auchman (Waxman):  (202) 225-5735 Dan Reilly (Markey):  (202) 225-2836   House Passes historic waxman-markey clean energy bill   WASHINGTON, DC — Today the House of Representatives passed the landmark American Clean... Read More
  • The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today held its first hearing on the draft comprehensive health care reform bill developed by the Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and Labor Committees. Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, made the following statement on the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.-- Representatives Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.), co-chairs of the Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus, today introduced the Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act, H.R. 2866. This bi-partisan bill modifies Supplemental Security Income (SSI) eligibility rules to increase participation in clinical trials for... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.  – U.S. Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), who served for over 20 years as either Chairman or Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, issued the following statement regarding tomorrow’s switchover of full-power television stations to digital broadcasting:  “When... Read More
  • Supporters Promised Repeal Would Unleash Transmission Growth WASHINGTON (June 9, 2009) – Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, sent a letter to Chairman Jon Wellinghoff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting information regarding the impact of the repeal of the... Read More
  • WASHINGTON (June 8, 2009) – Chairmen Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), co-authors of the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act today said that a new analysis of the bill by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows the legislation is a fiscally-responsible clean energy plan.‪ “The... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ellen Connell, Chairman Markey, 202-225-2836   WASHINGTON (June 3, 2009) – Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, sent a letter to Chairman Jon Wellinghoff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting an analysis of the effectiveness of... Read More
  • Washington, DC - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, visited China last week along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and several other members of the Select Committee. The delegation traveled to China and Hong Kong to discuss many aspects of the U.S.-China... Read More
  • Lawmakers Re-Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral “Independence at Home” Act WASHINGTON (May 21, 2009) – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), co-chairman of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee which has jurisdiction over health care policy,... Read More