GoLocalWorcester: McGovern and Markey Visit WPI to Tour Robotics Lab

U.S.. Representative Jim McGovern and U.S.. Senator Ed Markey visited with Worcester Polytechnic Institute students, professors and administrators on Thursday to tour several innovative robotics engineering labs that focus on advancing space exploration, human-robot collaboration and disaster response. More »

Boston Herald: Senators ask gov’t for nationwide air bag recall

Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity. Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the demand in a letter […] More »

MassLive: Editorial: We endorse Ed Markey for US Senate

Edward Markey is facing a challenge for his job as U.S. senator for Massachusetts. This would be his first full, six-year term as a senator, having won in a special election last year after John Kerry resigned to become Secretary of State. Markey’s Republican opponent, Brian J. Herr, is a Hopkinton selectman. Markey was a […] More »

MassLive: Sen. Ed Markey rejoices as Massachusetts set to receive more than $131 million in low income heating assistance funding

With Massachusetts slated to receive nearly $132 million in low income heating assistance funds, Democratic U.S. Sen. Ed Markey is thanking the Department of Health & Human Services for releasing the funds, which were approved to help families in the commonwealth stay warm this coming winter. Markey and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, both Massachusetts Democrats, recently […] More »