Edward J. Markey

Edward J. Markey3 posts
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23 Apr, 2015

Oppose cable Merger

AcquisitionMakes Statement

U.S. Sens. Markey and Warren urge the Obama administration to block Comcast’s proposal for a$45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, saying the merger is bad for consumers.The lack of competition will only “make things worse” for consumers already frustrated by increasingly high cable and Internet bills. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler:

Today’s world demands affordable access to high-quality Internet and TV services. Should the transaction survive the FCC’s and DOJ’s reviews, we believe that Comcast-TWC’s unmatched power in the telecommunications industry would lead to higher prices, fewer choices, and poorer quality services for Americans.

31 Dec, 1983

Hired by Markey

Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-MA) hires Klain as legislative director on his graduation from Georgetown. Markey is serving in the House at the time.

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