Results for the tag Edward J. Markey

Senator Markey, and Reps. Bonamici and Eshoo Lead Call to Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts

Senator Edward J. Markey (D–Mass.), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Ranking Member Anna G. Eshoo (D–Calif.) and 26 other members of Congress today commended the Federal Communications Commissions’ (FCC) proposed rules to protect student loan and mortgage borrowers, veterans, farmers, taxpayers, and others from unwanted robocalls and texts.

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Markey and Blumenthal Query Automakers on Seatback Safety

Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, today sent letters to 17 automakers requesting detailed information on front seatback collapse in rear-end crashes, including the strength of their seating systems and the number of known seatback collapse incidents. Seatback strength standards have not been substantially […]

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Letter from 42 Senators to Majority Leader McConnell and Appropriations Chairman Cochran about the Zika virus

Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner, Tim Kaine and 40 of their colleagues wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran calling for immediate passage of President Obama’s emergency supplemental funding request of $1.9 billion for prevention and treatment of the Zika Virus outbreak.

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Letter from Five Senators to the National Library of Medicine about disclosure of funding sources

We write to urge the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to require disclosure of funding sources or other activities that could present a conflict of interest for all articles on PubMed, NLM’s free online search engine of more than 25 million article citations from more than 5,600 journals on health and medicine, and other databases of scientific papers that NLM indexes.

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Letter from 26 Senators to the Treasury Dept. about cuts to the Central States Pension Plan

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) this week urged the U.S. Treasury Department to reject proposed cuts to the Central States Pension Plan that could devastate Ohio families.

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