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  • Dear Colleague, When the House considers H.R. 5252, the Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement (COPE) Act, tomorrow we will be offering an Amendment to protect Net Neutrality and preserve consumers’ access to Internet content and the services of their choice. Opponents of Net Neutrality have made various claims about Net... Read More
  •  Rep. Markey speaks on the House floor during debate on an amendment to the DOD Appropriations Bill  to prevent funds from being used for extraordinary rendition. Watch... Read More
  • REP. MARKEY CONDEMS GOP CUTS TO PUBLIC BROADCASTING BUDGET AS A BLOW TO EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR AMERICA AND ITS YOUTH WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ed Markey, the Senior Democrat on the House Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee, released the following statement in reaction to the House Appropriations Subcommittee, on a party line... Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Taskforce on Nonproliferation, warned members of Congress how the US-India nuclear arrangement could magnify a South Asian arms race and advance proliferation globally in lieu of a vote on the deal in the House of Representatives. Read More
  •  Rep. Markey and colleagues honor late House speaker Tip O'Neill, at his tunnel dedication ceremony in Boston. Pictured above (right to left): Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Ed Markey, Rep John Murtha, Lt. Gov Kerry Healy, Mayor Tom Menino, Joe Nigro, Rep. Barney Frank, Sen. John Kerry, Gov Michael Dukakis, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Chrm. Matt Amorello,... Read More
  • BOSTON, MASS. -- Thank you Chris, for that kind introduction, and for re-assuming your duties today as spokesperson for the legacy of Tip O’Neill. I want to also thank my great friend Tom O’Neill and the O’Neill family for putting this incredible day together. And welcome Nancy Pelosi, the woman most responsible for rebuilding the... Read More
  •  REP. MARKEY AND INTERNATIONAL WMD COMMISSION CHAIRMAN, HANS BLIX, DISCUSS RECENT REPORT AND US-INDIA NUCLEAR DEAL WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dr. Hans Blix, Chairman of the international Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission which recently released its report titled “Weapons of Terror,” met today with Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA), Co-chair... Read More
  • MARKEY, DEMS CORRECT OIL INDUSTRY’S WRONG INFORMATION ON ROYALTY RELIEF, URGE EXECUTIVES TO RENEGOTIATE EXISTING CONTRACTS IMMEDIATELY Markey-Hinchey Royalty Relief Measure, Accepted by House, Would Prohibit New Leases to Any Company that Keeps Current Leases Providing Royalty-Free Drilling At Any Price WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,... Read More
  •  Rep. Markey, co-chair of the Bipartisan Taske Force on Non-proliferation, joins the Friends Committe on National Legislation to unveil a grassroots campaign to oppose the US-India nuclear deal. The House and Senate Committees will mark up legislation that would advance the dangerous U.S.-India nuclear agreement next week. Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, delivered the following statement on the floor of the House in support of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act that was passed by Congress. Despite the research's ability to explore root causes and potential remedies for dozens of diseases... Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Taskforce on Nonproliferation, warned members of Congress how the US-India nuclear arrangement could magnify a South Asian arms race and advance proliferation globally in lieu of a vote on the deal in the House of Representatives. Read More
  •  Rep. Markey, a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee and longtime co-chair of the Congressional Privacy Caucus, released letters to the Treasury Department; Homeland Security Chairman Peter King, and the Swift international banking consortium on the alarming secret program run by the Bush Treasury Department to monitor... Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee outlined today disproportionate results on the American people if the government allowed oil drilling on the outer continental shelf. (For further footage of the floor debate, please click 'Markey Media' on the left side of this page) Read More
  •  Rep. Markey speaks on the House floor during debate on an amendment to the DOD Appropriations Bill  to prevent funds from being used for extraordinary rendition. Watch... Read More
  •  Washington, D.C. -- Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Congressman Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill) and Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today at the Congressional Exxon gas station to discuss skyrocketing gasoline costs and the demand for a... Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Taskforce on Nonproliferation, warned members of Congress how the US-India nuclear arrangement could magnify a South Asian arms race and advance proliferation globally in lieu of a vote on the deal in the House of Representatives. Read More
  •  Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, joins Thomas Kinton (CEO - Massachusetts Port Authority) at Boston’s Logan International Airport for a mid-day press conference on the airline bombing plot which resulted in raising the terror threat level to Code Red. A full statement... Read More
  • Last Week the Department of Homeland Security Announced a New Formula to Distribute Urban Area Security Grants, Cutting Real Dollars to Boston by about 30%, While Increasing Funds to Other Lower Threat Areas WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ed Markey (D-Malden), a senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, was joined by... Read More
  • Let me begin by thanking the Chairman for holding this extremely important hearing. Today we will explore the issue of disclosure of clinical trials on pediatric anti-depressant and hear about several cases in which critical data about these drugs were not disclosed. But the problem of selective disclosure and publication is not limited to a... Read More
  • Mr. Speaker, I rise today to introduce the Fair Access to Clinical Trials (FACT) act. This bill is designed to ensure that the public has complete and accurate information about the drugs and devices they use.  Recently many people have becomes concerned that the drug industry is hiding important information from the public. The most recent... Read More