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  •  Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior Democratic member of both the House Resources and Energy and Commerce Committees, urged the passing of the CLEAN Energy Act in order to repeal wasteful tax breaks for oil companies and to invest in long term energy efficiency and conservation. Read More
  •  Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and the Democrats in the 110th Congress restore America's faith with a New Direction in the first 100 hours. Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, urges Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to institute 100% inspection of all cargo on passenger planes and inspection of container ship cargo before it sets sail for U.S. ports. (photo courtesy: AP) Read More
  •  Today, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the Homeland Security Committee, was named to the House-Senate Conference Committee to negotiate a final port security bill and on the House floor delivered the following statement urging that conference committee to adopt stronger measures for nuclear bomb scanning abroad and sealing... Read More
  •  Rep. Edward J. Markey, author of numerous landmark telecommunications laws and long time senior Democrat on the Energy & Commerce Committee will be seeking the chairmanship of the Subcommittee on Telecommunications & the Internet in the 110th Congress. Read More
  •  In light of North Korea’s reported nuclear weapon test, Congressman Ed Markey, the Co-Chair of the House Bipartisan Taskforce on Nonproliferation, continues to underscore the need to engage in diplomatic talks. While initially continuing Clinton-era policies but then antagonizing the North with “Axis of Evil” rhetoric, the... Read More
  •  Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, delivered the keynote address at the National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis, Tennessee. Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, denounced Republican legislation that divides America and ignores critical security recommendations as a means of remembering the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Read More
  •  Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, and fellow Democrats pushed through a bill to implement several remaining recommendations of the Sept. 11 commission, including the tightening of cargo security. Read More
  •  Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), joined by Caroline Fredrickson, Director of the Washington Legislative Office of the American Civil Liberties Union (left) and Alex Arriaga, Director of Government Relations for Amnesty International USA (right), reintroduces the “Torture Outsourcing Prevention Action” at a press conference today. Read More
  •  Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), senior member of both the House Energy & Commerce and Homeland Security Committees, urged the adoption of a resolution on the floor of the House of Representatives to send a strong signal to the Bush Administration in bring an end to the Iraq War. Read More
  •  Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released a report entitled “To Secure America: The State of Homeland Security and Implications for Massachusetts,” examining the state of aviation, chemical, nuclear, LNG, public transportation, and hazardous materials security, focusing on how... Read More
  •  Though President Bush signed the Safe Port Act today, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, highlighted that even after months of work on legislation that was supposed to close security loopholes, the bill is still missing essential provisions to screen 100% of all US-bound cargo, to check for... Read More
  •  Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA), the co-chair of the House Bipartisan Taskforce on Nonproliferation, voiced strong opposition to the Conference Report of the US-India nuclear cooperation agreement. Read More
  • Lawmaker Exposes Double Standard for Aviation Security, Demands That If Cargo Cannot Be Inspected By Current Explosive Detection Methods, It Should Not Be Loaded onto Passenger Planes Markey Highlights Other Massive Cargo Loophole, Urge Inspections for All Cargo on Container Ships Before Arrival at U.S. Ports  Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior... Read More
  • MEDFORD, MA -- Today, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, urged the Department of Homeland Security to enforce the terrorist no-fly list everyday in every country, not just red alert days in the U.K.: "It shouldn't take an imminent terrorist attack and a Code Red alert to ensure that no... Read More
  • MALDEN, MA -- Today, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, responded to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff’s appearances on the Sunday morning news shows this morning: “I am troubled by Secretary Chertoff's continued rejection of high priority homeland security upgrades... Read More
  • MALDEN, MA -- Today, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, responded to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff’s appearances on the Sunday morning news shows this morning: “I am troubled by Secretary Chertoff's continued rejection of high priority homeland security upgrades... Read More
  • MEDFORD, MA -- Today, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, urged the Department of Homeland Security to enforce the terrorist no-fly list everyday in every country, not just red alert days in the U.K.: "It shouldn't take an imminent terrorist attack and a Code Red alert to ensure that no... Read More
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on the airline bombing plot that was reportedly foiled by British authorities and the subsequent raising of the terror threat level to Code Red: “As the fifth anniversary of the September 11th... Read More