The Berkshire Edge: Markey, Warren, Neal to file legislation forcing Charter to carry Massachusetts stations

Pittsfield — There is finally hope for tens of thousands of exasperated Berkshire County television watchers who could care less about Andrew Cuomo or the latest scandal in the New York State Assembly. Sen. Ed Markey came to Pittsfield City Hall Friday (Sept. 28) to announce that he and his colleague Sen. Elizabeth Warren are introducing […] More »

NECN: Sens. Warren, Markey Demand Answers From Columbia Gas in Wake of Explosions

Democratic U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey sent a letter to Columbia Gas and demanded that six of their questions be answered by Thursday By Monica Madeja and Karla Rendon-Alvarez   As Merrimack Valley residents question when gas will be restored to their homes, lawmakers are demanding answers from Columbia Gas. Columbia Gas, the […] More »

Springfield Republican: US Sen. Ed Markey to make 2018 election ‘referendum’ on Trump administration’s climate change policy

By Shannon Young With a new report suggesting that world leaders have just over a decade left to address climate change, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, pledged Thursday to make environmental policy a top issue for mid-term voters. Markey, a vocal critic of the Trump administration’s decisions to exit the Paris Climate Agreement, roll back fuel […] More »

Springfield Republican: US Sen. Ed Markey seeks additional answers on Merrimack Valley gas explosions

U.S. Sens. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, continued to press Columbia Gas executives Thursday for details on what led to a series of gas explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover last month. The senator, who had requested information on the Merrimack Valley gas explosions in a late-September letter, criticized Columbia Gas of Massachusetts — operated by NiSource Inc. — […] More »