Tag Archives: Congressman Ed Markey

Dinner for Schmuck’s! Catch shares leader hosts Markey fund-raiser

Monica Medina, a former top aide to then-NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, for whom she shepherded the controversial catch share fishery management program into policy, her husband Ron Klain and seven other Washington heavy hitters held a big-ticket fund-raiser Tuesday night for Congressman Ed Markey to help fuel his Massachusetts U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Gabriel Gomez. continued

Editorial: Witness list shows Magnuson-Stevens Act talks a sham from start

So, you’d like to think that New England will be well represented at these hearings, right?   Wrong. The only scheduled New England witness scheduled to speak before the House Natural Resources Committee, where Malden Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Ed Markey is the ranking Democrat, is John Pappalardo of the Cape Cod Hook Fishermen’s Association. And that’s a shameful affront not only to rank-and-file fishermen in Gloucester and beyond, but at slap at our fishing communities, as well. continued