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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Edward Markey
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is planning to join Congressman Richard Neal and Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse to discuss heroin and prescription drug abuse in western Massachusetts.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey says President Barack Obama made the right call by including $10 million in his federal budget proposal for gun violence research.
Voters are going to the polls to fill several legislative vacancies, including the seats formerly held by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark.
Drug addiction must be treated as a disease and the country can't arrest its way out of a heroin and prescription drug epidemic, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske said Monday as officials gathered to discuss a recent spike in heroin overdoses in Taunton.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is set to join President Barack Obama's drug czar in Massachusetts to discuss ways of curbing fatalities caused by prescription drug abuse and an epidemic of heroin deaths this year.
Fundraising information for Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation, including how much cash each member had on hand at the end of 2013 and how much they received from political action committees:
Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are stockpiling campaign cash as they head into another election year, with many relying heavily on contributions from political action committees as they try to hold off Republicans intent on breaking their grip.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has unveiled a gun control bill he says will help reduce firearm violence by requiring all new guns to be personalized so they can be fired only by their owners or other authorized users.
Congressional investigators have found problems with federal coal sales that might have cost taxpayers $200 million or more in lost revenue, a senator said Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. William Keating is calling for swift passage of a flood insurance bill in the House that would give hundreds of thousands of homeowners a reprieve from higher flood insurance premiums.
An additional $18 million in federal heating assistance funds have been released for lower income Massachusetts residents this winter.
Brian Herr, a Republican businessman and selectman in the town of Hopkinton, announced Wednesday he would challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the November election.
An 11-year-old boy, a police chief, a new mayor, and a school teacher were among the Massachusetts residents invited by the state's delegation in Washington to attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday.
Some state officials and privacy advocates on Friday welcomed President Barack Obama's announcement of changes in the way intelligence officials access millions of phone records but warned of the continuing potential for abuse.
Four Democratic senators are criticizing the celebrities who were shown during Sunday night's Golden Globes Awards puffing away on e-cigarettes.
Markey said the willingness of medical and non-medical personnel to administer the overdose drugs naloxone - more commonly known by the brand name Narcan - can be deterred by the fear of potential civil liability.
Markey said the research funding will generate better information about the causes of gun violence and what can be done to prevent it.