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  • Lawmaker not Satisfied with Response from NRC on Protecting People from Unwitting Out-patient Exposures  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, today sent a letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Greg Jaczko,... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee, Rep. John Hall (D-N.Y.), and Rep. John Adler (D-N.J.) sent a letter yesterday to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an investigation into the integrity, safety, inspection, maintenance, regulations and enforcement... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), the dean of the Massachusetts congressional delegation, issued the following statement after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti yesterday: “Today my thoughts and prayers are with the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake and I extend my condolences to all those who... Read More
  • $2 Million Goes to Growing Bay State Clean Energy Jobs Sector WASHINGTON (January 13, 2010) – Today the Obama administration will announce $150 million in funding for clean energy jobs from the Recovery Act, including more than $2 million going to a local Massachusetts organization that helps at-risk youth find ways out of poverty and... Read More
  • Funds Could Mean an Additional $50million for Low-Income Mass. Families This Winter   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) coordinated a letter sent today to President Obama, along with 112 other Members of the House of Representatives, calling for the immediate release of Low-Income Home Heating Assistance... Read More
  • Markey, Author of Provision Mandating 100% Screening of Air Cargo, Calls for Tighter Measures to Protect Passengers  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), author of the mandate in the law implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission requiring screening of all air cargo on passenger planes by August... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. –Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, today sent letters to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson seeking information regarding the agencies’ plans to regulate two chemicals which are widely... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), author of the mandate in the law implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission (P.L. 110-53) that requires screening of all cargo carried on passenger planes by August 2010, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), an advocate for the screening mandate, today released the response... Read More
  • Copenhagen, Denmark- Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.) travelled to the United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen last week as part of a delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Nearly 200 countries and over 100 heads of state including President Obama gathered to push towards an international agreement on climate... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of twin climate and energy panels in the House and co-author of the Waxman-Markey climate legislation, today issued the following statement after President Obama’s speech on energy efficiency.   “While the international community works in Copenhagen to reduce the carbon... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, DC — The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report today entitled, “FCC Needs to Improve Oversight of Wireless Phone Service.”  GAO conducted the report in response to a request by Rep. Edward Markey when he chaired the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet.  Rep. Markey requested... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Massachusetts Congressional delegation today sent a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Michael J. Astrue seeking to recoup an estimated $158 million to $186 million in state Medicaid funds owed to Massachusetts as a result of federal processing errors. These errors also affect states in addition... Read More
  • REVERE – Monday, December 7, 2009 – Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden), Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Tom Ambrosino today announced plans to construct the Wonderland parking garage project in Revere. A mix of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and MBTA bond revenue financing will fund the... Read More
  • Lawmaker urges President Obama not to keep millions of lives needlessly at risk WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over the nuclear power industry, sent a letter to President Obama last week, urging him to revisit... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a senior member and former chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications, Technology and the Internet Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement that Comcast has agreed to purchase a majority ownership stake in NBC... Read More
  • CHARLESTOWN, MA-On December 1, 2008, Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of twin climate and energy panels in the House, attended the ground breaking ceremony of the Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC) facility located in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Markey was joined by the Massachusetts Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy &... Read More
  • NRC Response to Lawmaker on Radioisotopes Raises Concerns  WASHINGTON, D.C. –Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, today expressed concern that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is failing to take sufficient action to protect patients treated... Read More
  • Decision could have severe economic impact on the region WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Massachusetts Congressional delegation, led by Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), today sent a letter to US Airways urging the company to reconsider its decision to close its Boston regional hub. The lawmakers sent the letter to US Airways... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of twin climate and energy panels in the House, today hailed the announcement of over $7 million in Recovery Act funding for the deployment of new Smart Grid technologies and demonstration projects in and around Boston that will help build a smarter, more efficient, more... Read More
  • With the international climate talks happening days from now, Congressman Markey has been engaging directly with world leaders to find common ground on climate change solutions. After German Chancellor Angela Merkel became the first German leader to address a joint session of Congress since 1957, she met privately with Congressman Markey, along... Read More