• MassLive: Sen. Ed Markey calls for stronger gun control after Orlando shooting

    BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, on Friday voiced strong support for Democratic-sponsored bills expanding U.S. gun control laws. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a variety of gun-related measures Monday, a little over a week after a mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub. While none of the measures are […] More »

  • The Daily Free Press: Hillary Clinton rallies support in Boston before Super Tuesday

    A crowd of nearly 500 gathered inside the Old South Meeting House Monday afternoon to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before Tuesday’s presidential primary in Massachusetts. Facing the stage, the crowd listened to multiple state officials before Clinton spoke. U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano of the 7th district of Massachusetts told the crowd that […] More »

  • Boston Herald: Edward Markey: Only Hillary Clinton can beat Donald Trump

    Republican Donald Trump is “a formidable candidate” who can only be bested in the general election by Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey said yesterday as he stumped for the Democratic front-runner. “I think the more real Donald Trump becomes as the potential nominee for the Republicans, the more real Democratic primary voters are […] More »

  • Mass Live: US Sen. Ed Markey: ‘Hillary Clinton is right; Donald Trump is wrong’

    Speaking on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hlllary Clinton on Monday, Massachusetts’ Democratic politicians pivoted toward the general election, taking aim at the GOP frontrunner, businessman Donald Trump. “I’m going to enjoy beating the heck out of Donald Trump,” declared U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, warming up a crowd before a Clinton rally at the Old […] More »

  • WHDH: Sen. Markey joins forces with Hillary Clinton in opioid crisis

    BOSTON (WHDH) – Senator Ed Markey took a stance in the battle against opioids Sunday as he joined forces with Hillary Clinton. The democratic presidential candidate is the first to release a plan to address the drug crisis. The plan includes $10 billion in funding to expand treatment and recovery services. In 2014, more than […] More »

  • Daily Hampshire Gazette Editorial: Sen. Markey zeroes in on proposed fracked gas pipeline motives

    If the calls are growing for greater transparency — let’s make that honesty — regarding the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline proposal and who will benefit from an enlarged natural gas supply, it’s because more and more people are connecting the dots as the companies involved race to get permits and permissions. This time it was […] More »

  • Mass Live: U.S. Sen. Ed Markey asks FAA about drones hovering near airports in Massachusetts

    Citing safety and security concerns, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey called on the Federal Aviation Administration to provide information on what the agency is doing to reduce the risks of drones colliding with airplanes. The FAA is finalizing rules for large commercial drones. In a letter to FAA administrator Michael Huerta, Markey, D-Mass., said this week […] More »

  • Cape Cod Times: Markey: FDA must change drug approval policies

    Citing policy blunders that might have increased the opiate crisis, Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., continues to try to block President Barack Obama’s Food and Drug Administration Commissioner nominee, Dr. Robert Califf. On Jan. 25, Markey placed the nomination on hold until the FDA commits to immediate changes in policies on the approval of opioid-based medicines. […] More »

  • Boston Globe: Ed Markey says FAA must do more to prevent drone-plane mishaps

    Concerned by recent reports of drones flying dangerously close to planes over the skies of Massachusetts, Senator Edward J. Markey sent a letter to federal aviation officials Monday seeking a host of details on what the agency is doing to prevent potential collisions. “All it takes is one drone to fly into the path of […] More »

  • New York Times: The F.C.C. Gets Ready to Unlock the Cable Box

    Every year, American cable-TV subscribers spend $231 on average to rent cable boxes that they should be able to buy outright, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars over several years. Consumers could soon have that option under an excellent proposal by the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Even as computers, wireless phones and other […] More »