Taunton Gazette: Democrats canvass Taunton neighborhoods with reminders to vote

Democratic volunteers got their marching orders on Saturday and began canvassing neighborhoods throughout Taunton as a reminder to their fellow registered Democrats to get out and vote in September and November. Sponsored by U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, the Organized to Win Coordinated Campaign kicked off its first Weekend of Action in Taunton and Milford. More »

Cape Cod Times: Markey tours WHOI, meets with scientists on climate change

WOODS HOLE — During his first visit to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Friday, Sen. Edward Markey got a lesson on climate change from some of the world’s leading scientists on the subject. “Woods Hole is the epicenter of research on climate change,” Markey, a Democrat, said. “The science developed here will save the […] More »

MassLive: Editorial: The people come forward for a democratic Internet

When the FCC said it wanted to hear from the citizens, the people took the agency at its word. So much so, in fact, that the Federal Communications Commission had to extend the deadline for commenting on the agency’s proposal to restructure the way traffic moves on the Internet. As of the Tuesday deadline, an […] More » FCC Approves $2 Billion Boost for Wifi In Schools

The Federal Communications Commission approved a plan to spend $2 billion to boost wireless Internet connectivity in U.S. schools and libraries during the next two years. “We’re at a watershed moment,” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said during a hearing in Washington today in which the panel voted 3-2 to approve the plan he proposed in […] More »

Multichannel News: Markey: E-Rate Item is Important Step

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), who along with Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) was a founder of the FCC’s E-rate schools and libraries telecom subsidy program, joined Rockefeller in giving a thumbs up to the FCC’s revamp, which was approved on a straight party line vote Friday (July 11). He had joined with Rockefeller to write FCC […] More »

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