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Letter: State needs Markey’s progressive voice

There are so many other issues I could catalog but you get the idea. Markey has advocated for the progressive ideas that reflect Massachusetts ideals. In the midst of an international health disaster as well as an economic crisis, both of which will need serious leadership going into 2021, why would we get rid of this man?

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Ed Markey, Joe Kennedy Spend Weekend Campaigning Ahead Of WBZ-TV Debate

Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy were out campaigning for a U.S. Senate seat this weekend, just days before they face off in a WBZ-TV debate.

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LETTER: Markey the proven candidate in Democratic primary

We residents of Massachusetts, young and old, would be lucky enough to have Edward Markey represent us in the Senate for six more years. Let’s make that happen by renominating him on Sept. 1.

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Sen. Markey reacts to new executive orders signed by President Trump

“What the president is doing is just too little,” he said. “It’s not enough. Families need real help, real support and they’re not getting that right now. They’re absolutely not getting the help they need.”

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Letter: Newton is a brainy city — and we need a brainy Senator

Climate change, Alzheimer’s and inequality are scary issues. But imagine if we could protect the planet for the next generation while creating millions of new jobs; imagine the peace of mind of knowing dementia patients could be cured; imagine if during a pandemic, every kid could have access to a laptop and the internet to continue their learning. Ed Markey, our brainy visionary, can make it happen.

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Sticking with Ed Markey

Now more than ever we need Senator Markey. He is a leader who has long delivered and focused on progressive issues and he did this before it was chic to be progressive. He’s been walking the talk for years — actually decades on many of these issues.

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Democrats introduce new bill that would require the Fed to close racial employment and wage gaps

The bill, which is co-sponsored by 18 other Democrats including Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), would require the Federal Reserve to have a Racial and Economic Equity Act that “minimizes and eliminates racial disparities in employment, wages, wealth, and access to affordable credit,” the proposed bill says.

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Kennedy, Markey Tour Massachusetts As Campaigning Heats Up Ahead Of Primary

“I am running a campaign based on justice,” Markey said. “Educational justice, health care justice, criminal justice, environmental justice for every person in our country to make sure that everyone gets access to what they need in our society.”

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Rondon gas safety bill passes U.S. Senate

“The natural gas explosions were preventable, caused by carelessness, lax oversight, and the prioritization of profit over public safety,” Markey said in a statement. “The passage of this legislation through the Senate is a critical step toward accountability for bad actors and safer systems for all.”

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VIDEO: Joe Kennedy’s Ever-Changing Position on Super PACs

Key Additional Question: Where’s the cash coming from?

As the momentum for the Markey campaign continues to grow in the final weeks of the primary, voters are left with big questions about Congressman Joe Kennedy’s ever-changing position on Super PACs.

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The EPA is taking a ‘first step’ toward addressing Chelsea’s air quality problems

In response to a letter last month from Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, the federal agency said this week that it would loan up to nine mobile air quality sensors to state officials to place around Chelsea, which currently has no permanent monitoring equipment.

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Lawmakers introduce ‘COVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act’

New legislation would require the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the United States Marshals Service and state governments to collect and publicly report detailed data about COVID-19 in federal, state and local correctional facilities.

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EPA Agrees To Monitor Chelsea Air Quality

The EPA’s announcement responded to a letter sent by Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley on July 15 expressing concerns over Chelsea’s air quality, and noting that there are currently no federal or state air quality monitors in Chelsea.

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LETTER: Vote Markey on Sept. 1

It is in the best interest of Cape Codders and the citizens of the commonwealth that we return Sen. Markey to the U.S. Senate. We need his strong voice there, so be sure to vote for him on Sept. 1.

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How Markey And Kennedy Are Working For Workers

The main battleground for unemployment benefits is in the Senate, where the Republican majority has proposed cutting extra coronavirus relief payments from $600 per week to $200. Markey has one word for that: “No.”

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Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic

A majority of Senate Democrats called Thursday for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) acting Commissioner Mark Morgan to clarify earlier testimony where he affirmed all unaccompanied minors at the border are screened for signs of child trafficking.

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Vote for Sen. Ed Markey

We need a leader who will fight for us regardless of race or religion. A leader who recognizes that in order for our lives to turn upward we must all unite for the betterment of humanity and mankind. Senator Markey is the man who will help do this!

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Markey the visionary, hardworking senator we need

Ed Markey is the visionary, hardworking senator we need and deserve, especially if we gain a Democratic majority in the United States Senate. His passion for public policy, and attention to detail, will be tremendous assets as we restore our democracy and repair the damage inflicted by the Trump administration.

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Working Families Party endorses Massachusetts progressives Ed Markey and House challenger Alex Morse

The Working Families Party, a New York-based progressive organization with growing national influence, will endorse and put resources behind Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey’s re-election campaign and Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse’s bid to unseat a 30-year incumbent in the state’s 1st Congressional District.

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Letter to the editor: Mayor supports Ed Markey for US Senate

Markey’s work matters and I think he has earned another term as our U.S. senator.

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The Clear Progressive Choices’: Working Families Party Endorses Markey and Morse in Primary Contests

Markey, facing a challenge from Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.), earned the group’s endorsement for his longtime advocacy of progressive causes and his work to advance those goals through legislation in the Senate, including the Green New Deal and Medicare for All.

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Sen. Ed Markey reacts to 25 Investigates report on the digital divide in remote learning

Among those advocating for the funding is Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey. He authored the original E-Rate program back in 1996. Markey saw our reporting and spoke with Boston 25 News Anchor Kerry Kavanaugh about why he believes this funding is crucial to fill what he calls the homework gap.

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Gloria Steinem endorses Sen. Ed Markey in Massachusetts primary race against Rep. Joe Kennedy III

Gloria Steinem, a renowned author, journalist and leader of the American feminist movement in the 1970s, offered her support for Markey’s reelection bid Thursday.

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Filmmaker Ken Burns Endorses Ed Markey for United States Senate

VIDEO: The Celebrated Filmmaker and Democratic Activist Describes the Need for Strong Leadership in this Historic Moment

Ken Burns, the award-winning documentary filmmaker of Roosevelts, The Civil War, and The Vietnam War, today endorsed Ed Markey for U.S. Senate.

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Why I am Voting for Ed Markey

Nobody asked, but as a neuroscientist at the Harvard-MIT Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging here in Charlestown, I wanted to explain part of why I am voting for Ed Markey on September 1.

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Markey’s momentum will propel him back to the Senate

I just graduated from college and aspire to be a teacher. I know that my generation can count on Sen. Markey to secure funding to renovate and build schools, oppose cuts to the federal education budget, and ensure that students have WiFi access at home. I know he has the bold ideas, credibility in Washington, and track record to make progressive policies a reality.

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Senate Democrats propose ‘Force to Fight COVID-19’ in next coronavirus relief package

The letter was signed by Democratic Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Michael Bennet of Colorado, Dick Durbin of Illinois, Chris Coons of Delaware, Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Tina Smith of Minnesota, Cory Booker of New Jersey, and Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, both of Massachusetts.

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Medford Democratic City Committee endorses Ed Markey for senate

The Medford Democratic City Committee recently voted to enthusiastically endorse Sen. Ed Markey for a new term.

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Letter To The Editor: Join Me In Re-Electing Ed Markey

Markey is the visionary, hard-working senator we need and deserve, especially if we gain a Democratic majority in the United States Senate. His passion for public policy, and attention to detail, will be tremendous assets as we restore our democracy and repair the damage inflicted by the Trump administration.

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Markey, Kennedy support decriminalizing sex work at justice-focused forum

Senator Edward J. Markey and Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III, rivals in the Democratic Senate primary, staked out progressive ground on criminal justice Tuesday night. They threw their support behind ending prison sentences of life without parole, decriminalizing sex work, and giving incarcerated felons the right to vote.

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