Press Releases

January 27, 2023

Warren: FTC Should Oppose Aerojet-L3Harris Merger

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan and FTC Commissioners Alvardo Bedoya and Rebecca Kelly Slaughter urging them to oppose the merger of L3Harris Technologies (L3Harris), the sixth-largest U.S.-based defense contractor, and Aerojet - the last remaining independent U.S. supplier of missile propulsion systems. On December 18th, 2022, L3Harris … Continue Reading


January 27, 2023

Senator Warren and Representatives Pressley, Clark, and Trahan Renew Request to Johnson & Johnson for Missing Data on Children’s Tylenol & Motrin Shortage

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Massachusetts Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Katherine Clark, and Lori Trahan, sent a follow up letter to Johnson & Johnson regarding the shortage of infant and children’s Tylenol and Motrin in Massachusetts and across the country. The lawmakers first wrote to Johnson & Johnson on January 12, 2023 requesting critical information to understand the company’s efforts to address and resolve the … Continue Reading


January 26, 2023

Warren Calls on FTC to Closely Scrutinize Two Big Pharma Merger Deals that Could Threaten Competition and Raise Costs for Americans

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan and FTC Commissioners Alvardo Bedoya and Rebecca Kelly Slaughter urging the agency to closely scrutinize two pending big pharmaceutical mergers: Amgen and Horizon Therapeutics, and Indivior and Opiant. In the letter, the Senator expresses concern over the rampant consolidation in the pharmaceutical industry and its impact on drug affordability and access in the … Continue Reading


January 26, 2023

Warren, Wyden to Accounting Regulator PCAOB: You Must Act to Address Concerns Raised by Crypto Firms’ Sham Audits

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Finance and Banking Committees, and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), raising concerns about crypto accounting firms’ independence and methodology following reports of whitewashed audits of crypto firms with histories of malfeasance. The senators are calling on the PCAOB to ensure auditor accountability and … Continue Reading


January 25, 2023

ICYMI: In Speech, Warren Warns About Need for Robust Crypto Regulation by SEC, Federal Regulators, and Congress

Washington, D.C. - In a keynote speech at a virtual event with the American Economic Liberties Project, Confronting the Crypto Challenge: Learning From a Meltdown, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, spoke about the importance of strong rules and enforcement in the crypto market to prevent fraud, protect investors, and root out illicit financial activity. Senator Warren highlighted the important actions that the … Continue Reading


January 25, 2023

Senators Warren, Welch Raise Concerns over Moderna’s Planned COVID-19 Vaccine Price Hike

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) sent a letter with a series of questions to Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel, amid reports that Moderna plans to dramatically increase the price of its COVID-19 vaccine this year. The lawmakers are requesting information about the price hikes and whether they would place the vaccine out of reach for many uninsured or under-insured Americans. “Moderna’s reported plans to charge as much as $130 per dose … Continue Reading


January 25, 2023

Senator Warren and Representative Bowman’s Statement on Biden Administration's Action to Protect Tenants, Make Renting More Affordable

Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, the Biden administration announced new tenant protections following a letter from Sen. Warren and Rep. Bowman urging action on soaring rent prices. United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congressman Jamaal Bowman (D-NY16) released the following joint statement in response:“The Biden administration's action is an important first step towards protecting tenants’ rights, and we look forward to working with agencies to ensure they’re meeting and … Continue Reading


January 24, 2023

Senator Warren Asks Answers After DoD-Affiliated Civilians and Contractors in Japan Lose Access to Health Care at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the Department of Defense (DoD), raising concerns about the decision to stop providing care to civilians at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka. Senator Warren is raising questions about what services are being provided to help support the transition of care and when space to provide care to civilians might open up again.In September 2022, the U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka announced it would cease to provide … Continue Reading


January 22, 2023

Senator Warren’s Statement on the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade:“Fifty years after the Roe decision, women have been cheated. Our freedom to make our own decisions about our health and our futures has been ripped away by Republican extremists who have decided that they can crowd into the examining room and decide our fates. Today, I am furious, but I am more committed to this fight than ever. "I don’t want to … Continue Reading


January 18, 2023

Warren Asks Key Organizations to Provide Information on How Republican-led Efforts to Block Student Debt Relief Are Impacting Middle-Class Americans

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to leading higher education, consumer advocacy, and economic justice groups seeking information about how Republican-led objections and extremist judges’ actions to block President Biden’s student debt cancellation plan have affected the 43 million borrowers who are due relief. The Senator is specifically asking the organizations about how the courts’ delay of student loan relief has impacted the organizations' … Continue Reading


January 13, 2023

In New Eight-Page Letter, Senators Warren, Markey Continue to Push DPU Chair Nelson for Answers and Accountability on MBTA Mismanagement

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) sent an eight page letter with sixteen questions to Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) Chair Matthew Nelson following up on the DPU’s repeated failures as the State Safety Oversight Agency of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and requesting information on the DPU’s timeline for corrective actions.At the hearing, and in response to Questions for the Record sent … Continue Reading


January 12, 2023

Senator Warren Joins Senators Markey and Blumenthal in Calling for Answers from Southwest Airlines for Holiday Meltdown, and Billions Spent on Dividends and Stock Buybacks

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and other lawmakers in sending a letter to Southwest Airlines CEO Robert E. Jordan seeking answers for its mass flight cancellations in the final week of December, which impacted millions of passengers and workers. Between December 27 and December 29, Southwest canceled more than 7,500 flights in the wake of winter storm Elliott, nearly seven times as many … Continue Reading


January 12, 2023

Warren to FCC: Promote Competition in Media Industry by Blocking Hedge Fund Standard General’s Acquisition of Broadcaster Tegna

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Jessica Rosenworcel urging the agency to block hedge fund Standard General’s proposed acquisition of broadcaster Tegna Inc. (Tegna). In the letter, the Senator expresses concerns about the proposed transaction and calls on the agency to use its authority under the Communications Act to block the deal to promote competition and address increasing consolidation in the … Continue Reading


January 11, 2023

Senators Warren, King and Representative Doggett Urge HHS to Use Its Authority to Lower the Price of Cancer Treatment Drug Xtandi

Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Angus King (I-Maine), and Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, urging the administration to follow through with its commitment to combat high prescription drug prices by protecting taxpayer investments in the development of the prostate cancer drug Xtandi.“The Administration has the tools to bring relief to Americans now, … Continue Reading


January 10, 2023

Warren, Hickenlooper, Tillis, Lummis Raise Conflict of Interest Concerns about Law Firm’s Role in FTX Bankruptcy Investigation, Urge Court to Appoint Independent Examiner

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) urged Judge John Dorsey, who is overseeing the FTX bankruptcy case, to appoint an independent examiner to oversee the investigation into FTX’s collapse. The senators highlighted the apparent conflict of interest of Sullivan & Cromwell, the law firm that advised FTX - which was once one of the world’s-largest digital asset exchanges - on … Continue Reading


January 10, 2023

Warren, Pressley Call on the New England Commission on Higher Education to Carefully Scrutinize Troubled Bay State College’s Accreditation at Upcoming Meeting

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) sent a letter to New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE) calling on the accreditor to carefully scrutinize Bay State College’s accreditation at this Thursday’s scheduled meeting on the college’s accreditation status. In the wake of ongoing reports of fraud and financial mismanagement by Bay State affecting the quality of its education, an investigation by the … Continue Reading


January 09, 2023

Warren, Bowman Lead Lawmakers Urging President Biden to Use Every Tool to Keep Renters Housed and Fight Rising Rents

Washington, D.C. — In the midst of historically high housing costs, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, and Representative Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) led a letter with 48 lawmakers, urging President Biden to use every tool he has to address rent inflation, end corporate price gouging in the rental market, and ensure that renters and people experiencing homelessness across this country are stably housed this winter. “The … Continue Reading


January 06, 2023

Warren, Markey, Keating Celebrate $9.8 Million in Federal Grants for Cape Cod Gateway Airport

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and U.S. Representative Bill Keating (D-Mass.) celebrated two new federal grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation for Cape Cod Gateway Airport, totaling $9.8 million. $5.3 million was granted to modify 3,000 feet on the airport access road to increase access, and $4.3 million was granted to construct a new aircraft hangar and improve existing buildings, helping the airport to be as … Continue Reading


January 05, 2023

Senator Warren and Representative Bush Urge Labor Department to End Worker Misclassification, Help Ensure Independent Contractors Receive Abortion Benefits

Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Cori Bush (D-Mo.) sent a letter to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) in support of their October proposed rule on employee status which would help reclassify potentially thousands of misclassified workers.“The Department of Labor’s proposed rule is a critical step towards rectifying this widespread abuse,” wrote the lawmakers. “It will bring both workers and employers … Continue Reading


January 04, 2023

Warren, Markey, Keating Celebrate Wins for Coastal Communities in Omnibus Legislation, Passage of Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission Reauthorization Act

End-of-year legislation delivers additional funding for coastal communities, including workforce development, oceanic observation and monitoring, fishery grant program Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and U.S. Representative Bill Keating (MA-09) celebrated critical investments in coastal communities in Massachusetts and across the country in the Fiscal Year 2023 omnibus spending package, including passage of their legislation, the … Continue Reading

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