Markey to oppose debt ceiling deal over fossil fuel permitting provisions

Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) on Wednesday night cited a clause in the deal between President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) aimed at raising the debt ceiling, among other things, including a review of the energy permitting process. I confirmed my intention to oppose it. “I do not support pacts that rush dirty fossil […]

Markey introduces bipartisan bill to improve climate-related mental health services

Senator Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) on Thursday unveiled a bipartisan bill aimed at improving mental health services in response to the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The law, the Community Mental Wellness and Resilience Act, establishes a $36 million pilot program through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for mental health care […]

Markey calls for Clarence Thomas to resign: ‘reputation is unsalvageable’

Senator Ed Markey (Democratic Massachusetts) on Monday called on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to resign amid controversy over the Supreme Court Justice’s financial disclosures and ethical concerns about the nation’s Supreme Court. “I have to say, Clarence Thomas should resign from the Supreme Court of the United States. His reputation is irrevocable,” Markey said. […]

Markey Rages at Biden over ‘Disastrous Decision’ to Approve Oil Drilling Project

Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) issued a scathing denunciation Monday after President Joe Biden’s administration approved a scaled-down oil drilling project in the oil-rich region of northern Alaska. Marquee, a climate change hawk and co-sponsor of the failed Green New Deal, has called the government approval of ConocoPhillips’ Willow Project, a multi-billion dollar oil drilling operation […]

Markey and Dean wear ‘ABORTION’ pin

“I have an abortion pin on tonight’s State of the Union address from @PPFA.Abortion is essential medical care and we need to codify this right,” Democrats murmured. \u201c\u2019@PPFA I’m going to the State of the Union address tonight with my abortion pin on. Abortion is essential medicine and this right needs to be codified. \u201d […]