Huffington Post: Tech Giants, Democrats Go To Bat For Net Neutrality Rules In Court

WASHINGTON — Tech giants and Democratic lawmakers filed briefs in court this week defending the strong net neutrality rules approved by the Obama administration. Telecom and cable companies are suing the Federal Communications Commission in an effort to overturn the rules. Net neutrality refers to the principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally, […] More »

Senator Markey Calls on All 2016 Presidential Candidates to Release Plans to Address Heroin and Prescription Drug Epidemic

Medford, Massachusetts – Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) today called on all 2016 presidential candidates to release plans to address the heroin and prescription drug crisis. Hillary Clinton today released a detailed plan to fight addiction, with particular emphasis on increasing medication-assisted treatment. Senator Markey has been a leading voice in Congress, releasing a comprehensive strategy […] More »

The Patriot Ledger: Markey discusses opiate epidemic with Braintree officials

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey said the conversation usually turns to the problem of opiate addiction when he meets with local officials around the state. As a discussion topic, it ranks with transportation, health care and education, he said. Opiate addiction “is something we need to come to grips with as a nation,” the Democratic senator […] More »

New York Times: 2 Senators Call On Takata to Broaden Airbag Recall

Two United States senators on Thursday called on the Japanese auto supplier Takata to immediately recall all vehicles containing the company’s airbags, a demand that could affect more than 50 million cars on American roads. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Edward J. Markey, both Democrats, serve on a Senate panel that has been investigating problems with […] More »

Taunton Daily Gazette: U.S. Sen. Ed Markey visits Taunton, Myles Standish Industrial Park

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., talks about his visit to Taunton on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at the Myles Standish Industrial Park, which is undergoing expansion and development through a federal, state and private partnership. Markey also discusses the ongoing efforts to renovate the arson damaged Taunton City Hall, and the opiate crisis that has […] More »

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