Congressional Member Profiles

Sen. Edward Markey

Sen. Edward Markey

Democrat, Massachusetts
Office 202-224-2742 | @SenMarkey | Facebook

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Grade

3

Votes for Children

78

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Sen. Markey has taken 3 votes that would help the children in his state. He has introduced 13 bills and cosponsored 65 bills to help children. Sen. Markey has taken 0 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 700 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Sen. Markey has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.5305 the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act.

  • voted for H.R.5746 the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • co-sponsored S.53 the Raise the Wage Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.72 the Keep Our PACT Act.

  • co-sponsored S.96 the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.190 the Ethan’s Law.

  • co-sponsored S.222 the American Opportunity Accounts Act.

  • co-sponsored S.248 the FAMILY Act.


  • co-sponsored S.346 the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.347 the Data to Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored S.348 the U.S. Citizenship Act.

  • co-sponsored S.382 the PROKID Act.

  • co-sponsored S.404 the Coronavirus Housing Counseling Improvement Act.


  • co-sponsored S.462 the Emergency Funding for Child Protection Act.


  • co-sponsored S.510 the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.529 the Background Check Expansion Act.

  • co-sponsored S.591 the Background Check Completion Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.598 the Public Housing Emergency Response Act.

  • co-sponsored S.736 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.794 the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act of 2021.


  • co-sponsored S.1195 the Healthy Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1218 the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1228 the Territorial Equity Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1288 the College for All Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1338 the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1360 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1368 the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1375 the Families Belong Together Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1398 the Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1451 the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1517 the Freedom for Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1543 the Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1569 the Student Food Security Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1598 the Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1652 the Paying a Fair Share Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1660 the HEAL for Immigrant Families Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1819 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1825 the Safe Gun Storage Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1848 the John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1858 the Keeping All Students Safe Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2004 the Basic Assistance for Students In College Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2090 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2125 the Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2186 the Patsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.2224 the STEM Opportunities Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2272 the Lead-Free Drinking Water for All Act of 2021.




  • co-sponsored S.2410 the Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2021.



  • co-sponsored S.2477 the FAMILIES Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2569 the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2578 the A bill to extend the moratorium on residential evictions, and for other purposes..

  • co-sponsored S.2639 the State Public Option Act.


  • co-sponsored S.2667 the Making Essentials Available and Lawful (MEAL) Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.2747 the Freedom to Vote Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2752 the Do No Harm Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2776 the Keeping Renters Safe Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2907 the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2908 the SECURE Firearm Storage Act.


  • co-sponsored S.3108 the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.3213 the IDEA Full Funding Act.

  • co-sponsored S.3239 the Healthy MOM Act.


  • co-sponsored S.3623 the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022.


  • co-sponsored S.3641 the Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights Act.

  • co-sponsored S.3642 the Schedules That Work Act.

  • co-sponsored S.3933 the Ending Corporate Greed Act.

  • co-sponsored S.3979 the Support Kids Not Red Tape Act of 2022.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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