MetroWest Daily News: Markey pledges support for Framingham’s downtown vision

FRAMINGHAM – U.S. Sen. Ed Markey pledged his support for Framingham Thursday after hearing the town’s vision for transit-oriented development downtown, economic vitality and better-performing schools. More »

Boston Herald: Ed “took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with help from members of the Boston College football team.”

I don’t know if anyone’s ever called Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Ed Markey “cool,” but he earned “chillin’ like a villain” street cred yesterday as he took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with help from members of the Boston College football team. More »

Patriot Ledger: Mass. ‘leading way’ in drug addiction fight, but much more to be done

Steps taken in Massachusetts to combat the deadly toll from heroin addiction – including one pioneered in Quincy – are leading the nation, but they’re only the beginning, a U.S. senator and the White House’s drug czar said Wednesday. U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Michael Botticelli, acting director of the Office of National Drug […] More »

NECN.com: Sen. Markey Addresses Opioid Addiction

Massachusetts’ U.S. Senator Ed Markey says the heroin and prescription drug epidemic needs to start receiving the same funding and the same public debate as other deadly diseases. “It is absolutely imperative for our country to deal with this issue. We need to put together a comprehensive plan. There’s no silver bullet. It begins with […] More »