Patty Murray

Patty Murray

Senate Passes Murray’s Resolution Calling on Equal Pay for Women

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Sen. Patty Murray cited how the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and women across the country, are paid less than their male counterparts - even after winning Olympic gold. ...
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Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to End Harmful, Fraudulent Anti-LGBT ‘Conversion Therapy’

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Sens. Patty Murray, Cory Booker and 16 of their Democratic colleagues introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, legislation to classify “conversion therapy” as a fraudulent practice. ...
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Murray: Women Should Get Paid for Doing the Same Work As Men, Sometimes Better

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"Think about the message the wage gap sends to young girls who see women valued less than men for doing the same work – and in the case of the women’s soccer team – doing it so much better!" Murray said. ...
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Murray, Cantwell, DelBene Commend SSA for Ensuring Same-Sex Beneficiaries Not Penalized

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The Social Security Administration has adopted a streamlined waiver process to address errors in SSA’s treatment of SSI beneficiaries in same-sex marriages. ...
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Reactions: Texas Abortion Law at the Supreme Court

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Texas' 2013 anti-choice law threatens to close more than 75 percent of clinics offering abortion care and leave many women with little meaningful ability to exercise their constitutional rights. ...
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Zika Hits Washington State, Women’s Access to Health Care Stressed

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Murray highlighted the need to educate health care providers and families about the Zika virus, as well as improve health care services for low-income women. ...
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Murray: GOP Should Put Constitution Above Partisanship and Obstruction

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After Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, Republicans announced they will not consider any nominees from President Obama and will wait until the next president takes office, over 300 days from now. ...
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More Than 30 Senators File Brief to Protect Women’s Access to Birth Control

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U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Patty Murray led a group of more than 30 Democratic Senators in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on the need to protect women’s access to affordable birth control. ...
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Gender Identity ‘Bathroom Bill’ Under Attack in Washington State, 4-3 Vote

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With a 4-3 vote, a bill that would eliminate Washington’s new rule to allow transgender people to use bathrooms and locker rooms in public buildings consistent with their identity passed out of Senate. ...
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Murray, DelBene Support Women’s Rights at Planned Parenthood on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) joined supporters at the Planned Parenthood Seattle Health Center.
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On the 43rd anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) joined supporters at the Planned Parenthood Seattle Health Center. ...
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