Newsroom MA women have 2nd highest quality of life

The Bay State isn’t the top dog when it comes to quality of life for women, according to a new study, but it’s close. In honor of Women’s History Month, WalletHub, a personal finance social network, published “2015’s Best and Worst States for Women.” Massachusetts ranked No. 2 on the list, trailing only Minnesota. Massachusetts […] More » US Sen. Ed Markey hails President Obama’s veto of Keystone XL oil pipeline project

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is hailing President Obama’s decision to veto legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Massachusetts Democrat said vetoing the pipeline is a victory for the climate and common sense. Markey said the pipeline isn’t in America’s national interest, and Obama should reject its construction when the full […] More »

The Boston Globe: Senator Markey questions climate studies

Senator Edward J. Markey is calling on coal and oil companies to reveal whether they are funding scientific climate change studies after his staff reviewed newly obtained documents illuminating the relationship between a researcher for a Cambridge-based institution and energy interests. The Massachusetts Democrat will send letters to fossil fuel companies, trade organizations, and others […] More »

Boston Globe Editorial: Congress should let cities provide their own Internet

PRESIDENT OBAMA made it a point to highlight the importance of providing high-speed Internet access to all Americans in his State of the Union address last week. No one disagrees with the sentiment. The method he proposed, however — removing legislative barriers that prevent some cities and towns from creating their own Internet networks — […] More »

Malden Observer: Markey sworn-into Senate

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) was sworn in to the 114th Congress by Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 6. Senator Markey was joined by his wife, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, who held the Aitken’s Bible Endorsed by Congress for the oath of office. Senator Markey was elected for his first full-term to the United States […] More »

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