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  • Congressman Markey: Change, Baby, Change!     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) today hailed the House Democratic comprehensive energy measure that will lower costs to consumers and American taxpayers, invest in renewable energy sources to create American jobs, expand domestic energy supply and create... Read More
  • Congressman Worked to Protect Georges Bank, Increase LIHEAP Funding   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) today hailed the House Democratic comprehensive energy measure that will lower costs to consumers and American taxpayers, invest in renewable energy sources to create American jobs, expand domestic energy... Read More
  • Markey Chairs 6th Hearing on DTV Transition WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, held a hearing this morning on the status of the digital television (DTV) transition which will take place in February 2009. The following is the chairman’s opening... Read More
  • Questions Come Day Before Hearing on DTV Transition WASHINGTON, D.C. - The day before chairing the sixth in a series of hearings about the upcoming Digital Television (DTV) transition, Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), chairman of the House Telecommunications and the Internet Subcommittee, joined with Rep. John D. Dingell, chairman of the... Read More
  • Hearings Must be Held, Questions Answered, Before Vote WASHINGTON, D.C. - A group of senior Democratic lawmakers joined forces today in arguing that many lingering questions about the U.S.-India nuclear deal require further examination and should rule out any rush for an expedited vote on the deal..The lawmakers, led by Representative Edward J.... Read More
  • Seven Years After Attack, More Progress Needed to Strengthen Homeland Security WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on progress towards strengthening our homeland security seven years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks: "Tomorrow we... Read More
  • Rep. Markey stands with fellow elected officials at Rivers Edge in Medford. From left, John Proetle, Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn, Everett State Representative Stat Smith, Massachusetts Secretary of Economic Development Dan O’Connell, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Medford State Representative Paul Donato, Congressman Markey, Malden Mayor... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the founder and co-chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force on Nonproliferation, today responded to a vote by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to grant India a waiver to participate in nuclear trade without binding... Read More
  • Nuclear Rules Group Must Insist on Nonproliferation Conditions WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the founder and co-chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force on Nonproliferation, today responded to news that the Bush administration privately assured members of... Read More
  • August 20, 2008

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    International Nuclear Rules Organization Begins Meeting Today WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the founder and co-chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force on Nonproliferation, encouraged the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) to attach important... Read More
  • The following are responses to an Aug. 1, 2008 letter sent by Representatives Edward J. Markey (D-MA), John D. Dingell (D-MI), Joe Barton (R-TX) and Cliff Stearns (R-FL), to 33 leading Internet and broadband companies pressing them for information about the extent to which they collect information about consumers' use of their broadband services or... Read More
  • Neglecting Needed Upgrades Could Lead to Disaster  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force on Nonproliferation, and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), member of the Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representatives Edward J. Markey (D-MA), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, John D. Dingell (D-MI), Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Ranking Members Joe Barton (R-TX) and Cliff Stearns (R-FL), today sent letters to 33 leading Internet and broadband companies... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, today released the following statement in reaction to action by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reprimand Comcast Corporation for slowing Internet traffic from BitTorrent Inc.:  “The... Read More
  • Rep. Markey, Sen. Schumer, Sen. Menendez and Rep. Emanuel hold a press conference on the unprecedented $160 Billion in profits reported by Big Oil See more pictures from the Press Conference here.  Read More
  • Recent TSA statements suggest misinterpretation of 100% cargo screening mandate, raise doubts about meeting deadline for 100 percent cargo screening WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the Homeland Security Committee and author of the 100 percent air cargo screening mandate signed into law in August 2007,... Read More
  • Product database championed by Markey included in final reform bill WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today the House of Representatives approved key consumer product safety reforms, including reforms championed by Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), primarily, establishing a national database of toy and other product warnings and risks. With the passage of... Read More
  • Lawmakers Introduce Bill Requiring Administration to Use Realistic Gas Price Assumptions When Setting Fuel Economy Standards WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representatives Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Todd Russell Platts (R-PA) will today introduce a bill, the Accuracy in Fuel Economy Standards Act, requiring the Department of Transportation to use realistic... Read More
  • Funding level is increase from last year WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, responded today to news that Boston and surrounding communities will receive a boost in homeland security funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Urban Area... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), founder and co-chairman of the Bi-partisan Non-proliferation Task Force, released the following statement on H.R. 6574, the United States-Russian Federation Nuclear Cooperation Agreement Act of 2008, which passed the House Foreign Affairs Committee today. The bill would give... Read More