Ipswich Chronicle: Markey leading Senate push on gun violence research

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Edward Markey pledged Thursday to bring legislation to the Senate floor that would provide the Centers for Disease Control funding to research gun violence for the first time in two decades. “We will have plenty of opportunities before the end of the year to make sure this discussion happens on the […] More »

Mass Live: US Sen. Ed Markey, other Democrats call for funding CDC research on gun violence

SPRINGFIELD ‒ U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., joined a handful of Senate Democrats and others Thursday to urge congressional leaders to support funding federal research on the causes of gun violence and ways to prevent it. Markey, who has been pushing Congress to appropriate funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study […] More »

Boston Globe: Activists, elected officials honor King’s legacy

Across Boston on Monday, elected officials and activists called for social justice and equality of opportunity, evoking the legacy and principles of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in speeches and demonstrations around the city. On the national holiday to honor King, a host of elected officials called for equal access to housing, jobs, health […] More »

Senator Markey Applauds Hillary Clinton Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

Medford, Massachusetts – Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) released the following statement applauding Hillary Clinton’s new plan to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer’s disease. Senator Markey is House author of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act, the law passed in 2010 that called for the first comprehensive national plan from the federal government to address Alzheimer’s disease. Senator Markey is founder […] More »