Rockefeller Welcomes Senator Markey to Commerce Committee

July 17, 2013

Feature Image: Capitol 1WASHINGTON, D.C.—Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV today released the following statement welcoming Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Senator Markey to the Commerce Committee. He brings thirty-seven years of experience in the House, where he became renowned for his tough but fair approach to consumer protection issues,” said Rockefeller. “Senator Markey shares my commitment to making sure consumers have more control over their personal information. And he shares my deep commitment to bring the power of technology to all students through E-Rate. We know this is one of the best chances they have to compete in the growing global economy. I look forward to partnering with Senator Markey to advance these issues, and so many more, that will make life better for millions of Americans now and in the future.”