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  • Consolation prize.
     // Broadcasting & Cable; 4/5/93, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p63 

    Comments on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) tough rate regulation for cable. House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey's (D-Mass.) demand of a rollback of 30 percent or more; Acting Chairman James Quello's insistence that the rollback be 10 percent; Details.

  • Take a letter.
     // Broadcasting & Cable; 5/10/93, Vol. 123 Issue 19, p63 

    Speculates Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey's action after the House Telecommunications Subcommittee convenes a hearing on the impact of television violence on children. Open letter from Markey; Call to curb amounts of excessive violence on television.

  • Multimedia show.
     // Broadcasting & Cable; 4/26/93, Vol. 123 Issue 17, p79 

    Reports on House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey's putting together a Capitol Hill multimedia exhibit for May 25, 1993. New technologies from cable and telephone companies and other players in the construction of the telecommunications superhighway.

  • D.C.'s Markey: custodian of U.S. info superhighway.
    Wharton, Dennis // Variety; 1/24/94, Vol. 353 Issue 12, p23 

    Profiles Congressman Ed Markey, chairman of the House telecommunications subcommittee. Age; Career history; Family background; Job responsibilities; 1990 Children's Television Act; 1992 Cable Act; Views on the information superhighway.

  • What investors can expect from Congress in '93.
    Simon, Ruth // Money; Mar93, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p19 

    Presents an interview with Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of the telecommunications and finance subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He discusses the laws affecting small investors expected to be passed by Congress in 1993. Legislation to regulate financial...

  • Markey high on independents.
    K.M. // Broadcasting & Cable; 6/28/93, Vol. 123 Issue 26, p29 

    Reports on House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey's speech on local independent television stations' important role in defining the information superhighway. Speech before a meeting of the Association of Independent Television Stations; Number of attending general managers;...

  • Markey wants on-ramps to information superhighway.
    K.M. // Broadcasting & Cable; 12/20/93, Vol. 123 Issue 51, p11 

    Reports on House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey's letters to the nation's largest telephone companies and cable operators. Asking of plans to connect America's schools to the information superhighway.

  • Double-edged sword.
    K.M. // Broadcasting & Cable; 2/19/96, Vol. 126 Issue 8, p89 

    Reports that US Representative Edward Markey has been congratulating broadcasters for their efforts to adopt a content ratings code.

  • More privacy bills, this time from Mass. Democrat.
    K.M. // American Banker; 8/13/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 154, p2 

    Reports on the introduction of a legislation that would prevent banks from selling private information without a customer's approval by, Congress representative, Edward J. Markey. Reference to the introduction of two other bills from Markey; Specifications of these bills; Comments from Markey.

  • Markey wins on V-chip.
    CSS // Broadcasting & Cable; 8/7/95, Vol. 125 Issue 32, p10 

    Reports the results of the voting on V-chip amendment proposed by Representative Ed Markey in order to curb obscenity and violence on media to avoid children from viewing it. Details.

  • The Markey factor.
    CSS // Broadcasting & Cable; 8/7/95, Vol. 125 Issue 32, p66 

    Editorial. Discusses the stand of Ed Markey, former chairman of the House Telecommunications Subcommittee, on the issue of introduction of V-chip in the US.

  • Untitled.
    Jessell, Harry A. // Broadcasting & Cable; 9/6/93, Vol. 123 Issue 36, p52 

    Reports on United States Telephone Association president John Sodolski's response to Representative Edward Markey's reaction to the federal court ruling overturning the ban telco-cable crossownership. Markey's colorful response; Sodolski's open letter to Markey; Cable industry's alleged need...

  • Derivatives oversight legislation introduced.
    Jessell, Harry A. // Corporate Board; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 15 Issue 88, p25 

    Reports on the provisions of the Derivatives Dealers Act of 1994. Bill's introduction by Representative Edward Markey; Legislative fallout from financial derivatives uproar in March.

    Jessell, Harry A. // Electronic Media; 10/15/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 42, p1 

    Reports on the need for a legislation to help digital television transition in Washington. Statement of Ed Markey regarding the issue; Litigation between the House subcommittee on telecommunications and the Internet on the digital television transition.

  • Markey calls for steps to protect US nuke reactors.
    Bolton, Alexander // Hill; 3/14/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 34, p8 

    The article reports on the views of Representative Edward Markey, the senior Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, concerning the aftermath of nuclear explosion in Japan.

  • Lawmaker to congress: Don't rush to permanently ban Internet taxation.
    Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer; 03/14/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30848, p32 

    Reports that United States legislator Edward J. Markey has asked the US Congress not to rush its plans of permanently banning electronic commerce taxation. Markey's contention that permanently forbidding electronic commerce taxation would jeopardize state and local governments' future ability...

  • Markey targets soft dollars.
    Anand, Vineeta // Pensions & Investments; 7/26/1993, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p2 

    Reports on Representative Edward J. Markey's plan to introduce legislation requiring money managers to give institutional clients detailed information about their soft dollar arrangements. Plan to discuss the issue with the Securities and Exchange Commission; Pending investment adviser reform...

  • Markey ready to lift cable/telco cross-ownership ban.
    Wilson, Carol // Telephony; 10/11/93, Vol. 225 Issue 15, p7 

    Reports on Representative Edward Markey's plan to lift the cable/telco cross-ownership plan. Supporting efforts of telephone companies to provide cable television service and video programming through a separate subsidiary; Building in universal service protection from the start; Need for the...

  • Markey wants foreign ownership restriction on CATV.
    Mason, Charles F. // Telephony; 1/3/94, Vol. 226 Issue 1, p1 

    Reports on Representative Edward Markey's calls to impose foreign ownership restrictions on American cable television companies in the wake of BCE Telecom International's purchase of interest in Jones Intercable. Percentage ownership of interest allowed for foreign companies of any telecom...

  • House Republicans at the oversight hearing last week accused Acting FCC Chairman Jim Quello.
    McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable; 10/4/93, Vol. 123 Issue 40, p62 

    Reports on House Republicans' accusation of Federal Communications Chairman Jim Quello for alleged deletion in his speech of a critical passage against Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey due to pressure. Contents of the passage; Comment from Quello's chief of staff, Brian Fontes...

  • V-chip makes its debut.
    Hatch, David // Electronic Media; 06/22/98, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p3 

    Reports that a demonstration of v-chip technology was given by United States Represenative Ed Markey and House members in Washington in 1998. When television sets are expected to have v-chips; What the technology will allow; Comments from Represenative Markey.

  • Markey's goal: Two wires in every house.
    McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable; 11/15/93, Vol. 123 Issue 46, p26 

    Reports on the goal of House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey. Inclusion of at least two owned wires delivering a variety of interactive services; Home's access to two wires; Preparation for other legislation on the telecommunication industry.

  • Bells ask court to dissolve consent decree.
    Hernandez, Debra Gersh // Editor & Publisher; 7/23/94, Vol. 127 Issue 30, p16 

    Reports on four regional Bell operating companies' (BOCs) request to a federal court to dissolve the 1984 consent decree that regulated the breakup of the Bell System. Federal Communications Commission's capability of regulating BOC activity; Industry's consideration of the decree's failure;...

  • E911 bill could fund cancer study.
    Silva, Jeffrey // RCR; 05/11/98, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p1 

    Reports that Representative Edward Markey is negotiating with the United States (US) House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Billy Tauzin on an E911 bill to reserve a portion of revenue from federal land antenna-sitting fees for cancer research. When the bill is scheduled to be...

  • Congress welcomes new telecommunications era.
    Wilkins, Richard D. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 3/4/96, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1 

    Cites Senator Edward Markey who says that the Communications Act of 1996 will unleash a digital free-for-all when it takes effect. Deregulation of the telephone, cable, and broadcast industries intended to enhance competition across the range of telecommunication services; Anachronism of the...

  • Bill to regulate derivatives proposed in house.
    Wilkins, Richard D. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Sep94, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p14 

    Reports on the introduction of a bill to regulate over-the-counter derivatives or finance instrumental activities by insurers and securities. Derivatives Dealers Act of 1994 by Rep. Edward Markey, Massachusetts; Bill requirements; Advantages of the bill.

  • Sen. Markey Tees Up Kids' Online Privacy Bill.
    EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News; 10/28/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 41, p24 

    The article reports on the initiative of Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Representative Joe Barton of Texas to introduce a do-not-track privacy legislation, which aims to make the Internet a safer place for children.

  • Markey lays out legislative agenda.
    McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable; 10/10/94, Vol. 124 Issue 41, p22 

    Reports on House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey's message at the 1994 Interface VIII. Desire to reinvigorate the social compact between broadcasters and the American people; Warning to broadcasters not to neglect their responsibilities to the public; Comment on the...

    Wilkie, Christina // Hill; 4/27/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 55, p24 

    The article offers news briefs on various issues in the U.S. including the launch of the historic mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, the award given to Senator Edward J. Markey, and the proposed law to ban buying fake designer products.

  • Satellite rate opposition.
    Wilkie, Christina // Electronic Media; 09/15/97, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p48 

    Reports that Representative Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Representative Billy Tauzin, Representative of Louisiana, chairman of the House telecommunications subcommittee are united in opposing a government panel's recommendation. Identification of the government panel's recommendation.

    Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable; 10/14/2013, Vol. 143 Issue 38, p25 

    The article discusses the interest of U.S. Senator and Commerce Committee member Ed Markey in pushing for online privacy legislation.

  • Dem fears oil spill in making.
    Restuccia, Andrew // Hill; 1/13/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p12 

    The article discusses the concern of Massachusetts Democrat Representative Edward Markey that the Trans Alaska Pipeline System will continue to leak some oil that is difficult to clean up because it will leak underground in Alaska.

    Restuccia, Andrew // Hill; 12/1/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 123, p12 

    The article offers news briefs in the U.S. including the plan of Massachusetts Representative Edward Markey, chairman of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, to provide a reminder about energy security, jobs and climate challenges and the fight between Senator Mary...

    Jaffe, Alexandra // Hill; 6/13/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 71, p15 

    The article reports that the U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Massachusetts Democrats to work against apathy in the June 2013 Senate election, saying that the party needs to ensure that Representative Edward Markey wins against Republican Gabriel Gomez.

  • Markey moves to keep cable regulation.
    Jaffe, Alexandra // Electronic Media; 03/02/98, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p14 

    Reports on a legislation which was introduced by Representative Ed Markey of Massachusetts to repeal the March 31, 1999 cable television regulation. Why the bill's prospects are considered dim.

  • Quick takes.
    Jaffe, Alexandra // Electronic Media; 05/26/97, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p12 

    Presents Massachusetts Representative Edward Markey's remark on television program content at the House telecommunications subcommittee hearing in Peoria, Illinois.

  • Watchdogs wary of `Cablesoft'.
    Cortese, Amy // PC Week; 7/19/93, Vol. 10 Issue 28, p135 

    Reports on Microsoft Corp., TeleCommunications Inc. and TimeWarner Inc.'s cablesoft alliance. Creation of the infrastructure for interactive television; Representative Edward Markey, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance; Markey's letter to the Federal...

  • Untitled.
    Cortese, Amy // Broadcasting & Cable; 1/17/94, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p22 

    Reports on Jones Intercable's response to US Representative Edward Markey's request for information on the sale of an equity interest to Canada's BCE Telecom International. Contents of response letter.

  • Markey Named Chair of Newly Created Climate Panel.
    Seewald, Nancy // Chemical Week; 3/14/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p14 

    The article announces the appointment of Representative Ed Markey as head of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, a temporary climate change panel that the U.S. House created in April 2007.

  • Markey, PTA want tougher ratings code.
    Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media; 11/25/96, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p28 

    Comments on the views of Representative Ed Markey that he will take affirmative action if the broadcasting industry does not develop its proposed system for rating television sex and violence. Comments from Markey; Concern shown by Markey over the effectiveness of the rating system.

  • 'Gaping' Security Hole?
    Keane, Angela Greiling // Traffic World; 6/30/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 26, p11 

    Reports on member of the U.S. House Select Committee on Homeland Security, Edward J. Markey's introduction of a bill designed to expedite the air cargo screening process on passenger planes. Provisions under the 2001 Aviation and Transportation Security Act; Markey's addition of an amendment to...

  • Markey seeks new foreign ownership cap.
    C.M. // Broadcasting & Cable; 03/24/97, Vol. 127 Issue 12, p22 

    Expresses Representative Edward Markey's concern over foreign dominance on ownership of United States television stations. Markey's new bill to limit foreign investment in US broadcast licenses at 25 percent.

  • Markey makes point.
    C.M. // Variety; 6/13/94, Vol. 355 Issue 7, p38 

    Reports on Representative Edward Markey's use of a hearing on the state of children's television as a vehicle for browbeating broadcasters into airing more educational children's video shows.

  • Kids keynoter.
    C.M. // Broadcasting & Cable; 02/09/98, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p32 

    Reports that V-chip proponent Representative Edward J. Markey will keynote `Children's Programming: Issues and Answers,' an all-day seminar on kids television on February 20, 1998.

  • Rep. wants polls to close at uniform hour.
    Hatch, David // Electronic Media; 12/04/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 49, p8 

    Focuses on the legislative proposals of Representative Edward Markey to require a uniform nationwide poll closing time for the year 2004 presidential elections in the United States. Mistakes of inaccurate poll results reported by television networks in the November 2000 elections; Details of...

  • Roller-Coaster Argument Goes Back and Forth, Up and Down.
    Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 3/4/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p16 

    Reports on the arguments concerning roller coasters in the U.S. Injuries attributed to roller coasters; Background on the proposed bill of U.S. Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.) related to roller coasters; Result of studies on the safety of roller coasters.

  • Same time next year.
    Elvin, John // Broadcasting & Cable; 12/11/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 51, p118 

    Editorial. Comments on the importance of the step taken by Representative Edward Markey in resolving problems surrounding the election-night television coverage in the United States. Introduction of a uniform poll-closing bill in the country.

  • There's product to sell, so put integrity aside.
    Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition; 5/15/2007, Vol. 399 Issue 30, p14 

    The article presents the author's views on hucksterism in the U.S. The author says that shameless hucksterism built the capitalist system into the greatest economic engine ever imagined. While talking about a House telecommunications subcommittee hearing of subterranean hucksterism, the author...

  • Grant Helps Jobs Program Expand Opportunities.
    Boliek, Brooks // BusinessWest; 10/7/2013, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p66 

    The article informs that U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey have announced that the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development of Massachusetts has received a grant of 11.67 million U.S. dollars from the U.S. Department of Labor to boost employment and reduce recidivism.

  • Lawmaker eyes personal trading by fund managers.
    Garsson, Robert M. // American Banker; 1/13/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p2 

    Reports on the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on telecommunications and finance chairman Edward Markey's question addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission whether legislation is needed to deal with fund managers who trade for their own accounts. Markey's reason for...

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