Patty Murray

Patty Murray

Sens. Call for DOJ, HHS to Reverse Course and Continue to Prioritize LGBTQ Youth in Key Programs

Politics
U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), joined by 18 of their colleagues, wrote letters to the DOJ and HHS urging the departments to ensure that key programs designed to serve homeless youth and children who are the victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking, continue to focus on the needs of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Sens. Murray, Cantwell Reintroduce Historic, Comprehensive LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Legislation

Politics
The Equality Act of 2017 would ensure full federal non-discrimination equality by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to other protected classes, such as race or religion, in existing federal laws. ...
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Sen. Murray Received 14,000 Letters, 5,000 Calls from Concerned Citizens Opposing Sessions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash), Seattle Times
Politics
Murray received numerous phone calls from worried constituents when Sessions was announced as Trump's Department of Justice pick. ...
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Sen. Murray Lays Out Deepening Concerns with Trump Administration

Senator Patty Murray
Politics
Tuesday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray spoke on the Senate floor to lay out her deep and continuing concerns with a number of President Trump’s cabinet nominees. ...
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Trump’s Anti-Muslim America Has No Place in Seattle

SeaTac Muslim Ban Protest/S. Toce/The Seattle Lesbian
Politics National
The executive order banning Muslims from entering the United States came on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. ...
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King County Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Combat Youth Homelessness

Local
A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Senate Democrats Call on GOP to Abort Attack on Planned Parenthood

Politics Health
U.S. Senator Patty Murray criticized Republicans after they announced the reconciliation bill dismantling the ACA would also defund Planned Parenthood. ...
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Sens. Murray, Cantwell Applaud Move to Protect Methow Valley from Mining for Next Two Years

Winthrop, Washington in Methow Valley
Local
The Bureau of Land Management is taking a critical step toward protecting the Methow Headwaters in North Central Washington by issuing a segregation notice to make 340,000 acres off-limits to mining for two years. ...
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Sen. Murray Elected Assistant Democratic Leader, Expands Leadership Role in Next Congress

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray/Ted S. Warren/AP
Politics
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) was elected by the Democratic caucus to serve as Assistant Democratic Leader, the third-ranking position in Senate Democratic leadership. ...
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Sens. Murray, Feinstein Continue Efforts to Address Gender Pay Inequality in U.S. Soccer

Photo: John David Mercer, USA TODAY Sports
Sports
Senator Patty Murray and Senator Dianne Feinstein sent a letter to the General Counsel of the U.S. Soccer Federation requesting information on pay disparities between the men’s and women’s U.S. National Soccer Teams. ...
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