Edward Markey

Local Pols Talk GOP Bill
While visiting the Southcoast Friday for multiple events, Senators Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren and Governor Charlie Baker chimed in on the failed Republican bill aimed at repealing Obamacare.
Markey In Mexico
Washington (AP) - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has joined a congressional delegation on a trip to Mexico to discuss immigration, economic development, and climate change.
The Massachusetts Democrat left Friday evening with Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin and Oregon Sen...
Raising The Smoking Age
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are backing legislation that would hike the nation's smoking age by banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21.
Warren said restricting tobacco sales to adults 21 or older will save lives and promote healthier communities...
Emission Cutting Plan Under Fire
Opponents are already vowing to sue the government, in order to block new environmental rules from taking effect.
The plan unveiled by President Barack Obama Monday is aimed at dramatically cutting emissions from U.S. power plants.
Obama warned that if nothing is done about climate change, it will thr…
Praises Iran Deal
(Associated Press)  -  Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are hailing a deal struck between the U.S. and other world powers and Iran.
The accord is intended to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from internation…
MA Dems Oppose Funding
Democratic U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are opposing President Barack Obama's request to train and arm Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants.
Mayor Appeals USPS Decision
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is appealing the United States Postal Service's decision to relocate the downtown post office to a storefront instead of keeping it at it's historic location.
Mitchell writes he believes the move is "unwise, short-sighted, and potentially disruptive to the strong r…
Five Fatal Overdoses
A recent surge in heroin overdoses in Taunton has shed light on an epidemic that has plagued the state and nation.
Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Edward Markey and White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske met with local officials, first responders and parents of addicts at the Taunton Central …

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