Senator Patty Murray

Senator Patty Murray

Senate: Murray Outlines Principles for Affordable, High-Quality Child Care

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) issued a “Call to Action” on the need for affordable, accessible, and high-quality child care in America. ...
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Obama Receives Standing Ovation from 1,400-Plus Crowd in Seattle

President Barack Obama File Photo: Steph Brusig/The Seattle Lesbian
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President Obama took the stage at 6:04 p.m. Friday evening in Seattle to standing ovation from the 1,450 crowd in the Westin Hotel ballroom downtown. ...
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Six Tribes in Washington State Will Receive Grants Totaling $2,794,440

Photo: The Puyallup Tribe of Indians
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The six Native American tribes receiving awards are the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Puyallup Tribal Council, Skokomish Indian Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe, and the Suquamish Tribe. ...
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Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2015 Introduced

From left: Tyler Clementi's brothers James and Brian, his mother Jane and father Joe, photographed in Nov. 2011/Photo: Nigel Parry/CPI
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LGBT students are twice as likely as their peers to experience harassment and are more likely to be harassed based on sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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Murray Calls for Continued Focus on Empowering Women Leaders

Murray meets with women in Renton, Washington
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U.S. Senator Patty Murray emphasized the differences women can make by running for office and leading in their communities. ...
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Senators Shaheen, Murray Introduce Contraceptive Coverage for Women in the Military

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The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act would bring health care provided by the military in line with civilian populations. ...
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Sens. Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Contraception

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The new act ensures any woman with a valid prescription is not denied or intimidated when requesting birth control or emergency contraception at pharmacies. ...
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Murray, Udall Kickoff Debate on Not My Boss’s Business Act

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The Not My Boss’s Business Act, cosponsored by 44 Senators and endorsed by over 120 organizations, is expected to receive a vote in the Senate Wednesday. ...
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Sens. Murray, Udall Introduce Social Security Bill to Ensure Equality for Same-Sex Spouses

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Sens. Murray and Udall introduced the Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2014 to ensure same-sex spouses receive equal treatment. ...
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Sen. Patty Murray to Revive Tyler Clementi Anti-Bullying Bill

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The bill is named after the Rutgers University freshman who committed suicide after his roommate filmed a private encounter he had with a man in his room. ...
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