Edward J. Markey


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The more the public understands about what the Trump administration is trying to do to net neutrality, they'll understand that it's the same thing they're trying to do to the Affordable Care Act, to the Clean Air Act, to gun safety laws – and net neutrality is just another part of the very same story.feedback
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May 25 2017 Air Pollution
Edward J. Markey has most recently been quoted in an article called U.S. FCC to take initial vote to roll back Obama-era internet rules. Edward J. Markey said, “That's like asking a kid to 'voluntarily' swear not to stick his hands in the cookie jar. It just won't happen.”. Edward J. Markey has been quoted a grand total of 48 times in 27 articles.
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Making this U-turn on fuel economy is the wrong way to go for our security, economy and environment.feedback

Filling up their cars and trucks is the energy bill Americans pay most often, but President Trump's roll-back of fuel economy emissions standards means families will end up paying more at the pump.feedback

By jumping in the speeding car with the Trump administration, [automakers] are putting themselves in danger of swerving off a cliff. We know that simultaneously the U.S. has a technological and economic imperative to keep our cars fuel efficient.feedback

There is no problem that needs to be fixed. Net neutrality rules ensure those with the best ideas, not simply the best-funded ideas, have the opportunity to share their content with the world.feedback

But now the big broadband barons and their Republican allies want to turn back the clock and make big cable and big cellphone companies the gatekeepers for internet access. And they have a new FCC chairman in Ajit Pai who will do their bidding.feedback

For more than a month, Mr. Pruitt has not fully responded to inquiries, questions for the record, or requests for information on his record and views on clean air, clean water, and climate change.feedback

There's no question that if President Trump does not name a nominee who is in the mainstream ... that this will be a huge battle that I'll be a part of in trying to block.feedback

The American people have a right to know that it's their interest and not Exxon Mobil's interest.feedback

Civil servants should never be punished for having executed policies with which a new administration disagrees. That would be tantamount to an illegal modern-day political witch hunt, and would have a profoundly chilling impact on our dedicated federal workforce.feedback

These broadband privacy rules are the next logical step since enshrining net neutrality in our telecommunications playbook. These rules will ensure that as technology changes, our core values do not - that consumers, not corporations, have control over their personal information.feedback

In the telecommunications market, we need more competition, not more consolidation. We need a telecommunications market where pay-TV gatekeepers don't favor their own content providers. Less competition has historically resulted in fewer choices and higher prices for consumers, and this deal should be assessed with consumers, competition and choice in mind.feedback

The terrorists that we need to fear are not on the streets of Aleppo, or Mosul or Fallujah. They're on the streets of the United States and they will have guns unless we pass tough laws.feedback

Without charges for checking their bags, passengers will be far less likely to carry them on, which snarls screening checkpoints and slows the inspection process.feedback

The FCC is finally on its way to fulfilling the promise to American consumers of a competitive and robust video box market.feedback

We cannot trust BP. People do not trust the experts any longer. BP has lost all credibility, now the decisions will have to be made by others, because it is clear they have been hiding the actual consequences of this spill.feedback

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