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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tonight, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA), the senior member of the House Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee, released the following statement on the FCC General Counsel decision regarding the AT&T-Bell South merger recusal: "As I indicated earlier, if Commissioner McDowell is authorized to participate by the FCC... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the U.S. House adjourned its last session before Democrats take the majority in January 2007.  In the last round of bills passed early this morning, a number of provisions authored by Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, were passed as part of larger health care... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on the news that Dubai Ports World has sold off the U.S. port operations to a division of American Insurance Group: "Today's announcement is welcome news.  It also should serve as a reminder of the... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on the news that Dubai Ports World has sold off the U.S. port operations to a division of American Insurance Group: "Today's announcement is welcome news.  It also should serve as a reminder of the... Read More
  •  Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey, a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, urged the Republican Congress to fix the loophole that allows oil and gas companies to skirt payment of royalties for drilling on federal lands. Read More
  • It is holiday time here in the states, and your families, your friends and your countrymen are all thinking of you and wishing you well. At Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanza, we pause from our workday routine and reflect on the importance of personal bonds, on the comfort of faith, and on the gift of life itself.  We especially think of you... Read More
  •  Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey, a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, urged the Republican Congress to fix the loophole that allows oil and gas companies to skirt payment of royalties for drilling on federal lands. Read More
  •  Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey, a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, urged the Republican Congress to fix the loophole that allows oil and gas companies to skirt payment of royalties for drilling on federal lands. Read More
  •  Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey, a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, urged the Republican Congress to fix the loophole that allows oil and gas companies to skirt payment of royalties for drilling on federal lands. Read More
  • Washington, DC -- Reps. Ed Markey (D-MA), Rahm Emanuel (D-IL), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) urged the Republican Congress to fix the loophole that allows oil and gas companies to skirt payment of royalties for drilling on federal lands before Congress adjourns tomorrow.  Rep. Markey, a senior member of the House Energy... Read More
  • WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on the publication of the Iraq Study Group Report: “Last month, the voters threw the President’s Iraq policy overboard.  Today, the Iraq Study Group is throwing him a life raft. ... Read More
  • WASHINGTON D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 497 to honor of Arnold “Red” Auerbach.  The Auerbach Resolution was introduced by Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA), the Dean of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation, along with Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and 57... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -Reps. Markey and Dingell have sent a letter to the FCC General Counsel Sam Feder about the AT&T and BellSouth meger. A copy of the letter can be found here: Letter to Mr. Feder of the FCC.pdf FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2006 CONTACT: Israel Klein 202.225.2836 Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement can be attributed to Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, who has opposed the drilling bill and has fought to hold oil companies accountable to taxpayers by making sure they pay their royalties for drilling on federal lands: “The... Read More
  • PREPARED STATEMENT OF REP. EDWARD J. MARKEY (D-MA) ON LANTOS MOTION TO INSTRUCT CONFEREES ON US-INDIA NUCLEAR DEALDECEMBER 5, 2006 Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Motion. When this bill came to the floor in July an amendment I offered would have required the President to certify that India is fully supporting U.S. efforts to prevent Iran from... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement can be attributed to Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, who has opposed the drilling bill and has fought to hold oil companies accountable to taxpayers by making sure they pay their royalties for drilling on federal lands: “The... Read More
  • PREPARED STATEMENT OF REP. EDWARD J. MARKEY (D-MA) ON LANTOS MOTION TO INSTRUCT CONFEREES ON US-INDIA NUCLEAR DEAL DECEMBER 5, 2006 Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Motion. When this bill came to the floor in July an amendment I offered would have required the President to certify that India is fully supporting U.S. efforts to prevent Iran... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement can be attributed to Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, who has opposed the drilling bill and has fought to hold oil companies accountable to taxpayers by making sure they pay their royalties for drilling on federal lands: “The... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement can be attributed to U.S. Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), the Ranking Democrat of House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, regarding the AT&T-BellSouth merger and FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin's request to the agency's general counsel to ascertain whether a presently-recused... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement can be attributed to U.S. Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), the Ranking Democrat of House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, regarding the AT&T-BellSouth merger and FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin's request to the agency's general counsel to ascertain whether a presently-recused... Read More