Senator Patty Murray

Senator Patty Murray

Resolution Introduced to Honor Three-Time WNBA Champions Seattle Storm

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The Seattle Storm, who finished the regular season as the top seed in the league with a record of 26-8, defeated the Mystics in a three-game sweep during the 2018 WNBA finals. ...
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Trump Administration Rolls Back ACA Birth Control Protection

Politics Health
The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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Senators Murray, Cantwell Hold Trump Accountable for Administration’s Anti-LGBTQ Agenda

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As millions of Americans mark and celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month, Washington state Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) sent a letter to Trump outlining several ways the administration has undermined protections for LGBTQ Americans in his first months in office. ...
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Sen. Patty Murray Introduces Bill to End Anti-LGBTQ Credit Discrimination

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Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act (FDCA) of 2017, a bill to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. ...
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Sens. Murray, Booker Renew Efforts to End Dangerous, Fraudulent ‘Conversion Therapy’

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This bill would clarify that providing “conversion therapy” to any person in exchange for monetary compensation, or advertising such services, is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. ...
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Senators Demand DeVos Address How Education Dept. Will ‘Vigorously’ Enforce Civil Rights Laws

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Betsy DeVos has issued new guidance that only serves to sow confusion among parents, teachers, and administrators about how to comply with the Title IX law. The new guidance provides no explanation of transgender students’ rights or schools’ obligations under Title IX. ...
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Sen. Murray Reintroduces Healthy Families Act to Allow Workers to Earn Paid Sick Days

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The Healthy Families Act would allow workers at businesses with at least 15 employees to earn up to 56 hours, or seven days, of paid sick leave each year. ...
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King County Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Combat Youth Homelessness

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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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New Domestic Violence Legislation Introduced with Economical Impact

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The SAFE Act ensures survivor economic protections in every state, so no one has to make the choice of risking their safety to protect their livelihood. ...
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Murray, 118 Colleagues Urge SSA to Stop Penalizing LGBT Couples 

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray and 118 congressional colleagues sent a letter to make sure the Social Security Administration is treating all marriages equally. ...
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