Senator Edward Markey

Onset Fire Receives FEMA Grant
WASHINGTON, DC — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, along with Representatives Jim McGovern, Mike Capuano, and Bill Keating, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded five fire departments in Massachusetts--including one on the S…
New Bedford Regional Airport Receives Federal Funding
The U.S. Department of Transportation is sending more than $12 million to Massachusetts to benefit municipal airports.
The funding will be distributed to the New Bedford Regional Airport, plus airports in Barnstable and Plymouth,
New Bedford is receiving just over $3 million to rehabilitate the airpor…
Federal Legislation Filed To Protect First-Responders
First responders, health professionals and family members who administer overdose-reversing drugs would be shielded from potential lawsuits under a bill filed in Congress.
The bill's supporters say the use of drugs like naloxone _ also known as Narcan _ in an emergency overdose situation shouldn…
Mass. Fishermen To Receive Federal Disaster Assistance
 
The federal Small Business Administration has decided to provide federal disaster assistance to Massachusetts fishermen hard hit by reductions in catch limits and groundfish stocks.
 
    U.S. Sen. Edward Markey said Friday that the assistance will help fishermen keep their businesses afloat as they …
Patrick, Mitchell Attend Markey Swearing-In
Ed Markey is the new senator from Massachusetts.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to Democrat Markey.
Markey spent years on the other side of the Capitol as a congressman from Massachusetts. 
Markey won a special election to replace veteran Senator John Kerry, who is…