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The Healthy Families Act: For Healthy Families, Healthy Businesses and a Healthy Economy

Senator Patty Murray (WA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT) re-introduced the Healthy Families Act (HFA) on the heels of another city victory in Philadelphia today - legislation called for by President Obama in his State of the Union address that will establish a much-needed national paid sick days standard. Show More Summary

Congressional Democrats push paid sick leave as it passes in Philadelphia

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) Democrats introduced a sick leave bill in Congress—again—on Thursday, as momentum for state and local leave laws continues to build. The Healthy Families Act, introduced by Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Sen. Show More Summary

News Roundup: Chatter

  Sound Transit and Senator Patty Murray will celebrate the completion of Tukwila Station on February 18th at 2pm. Meanwhile, there’s chatter of a Tukwila NBA/NHL arena. ($) Sound Transit is looking to extend the Northgate Pedestrian Bridge funding deadline, to February 2016. Metro’s Long Range Plan site is now live. Take their (very important!) survey […]

AM News Roundup: Annual Testing, NY Teacher Tenure, Anaheim Trigger

Democrats Voice Concerns, Stakeholders Have Mixed Reactions to NCLB Draft PK12: Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member of the Senate education committee, who will be Alexander's sparring partner during the reauthorization process,...Show More Summary

Patty Murray to Become Top Democrat on HELP Committee

Sen. Patty Murray will become the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee next year.

The Morning News: Patty Murray Can't Call Herself a Chairman Anymore

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ES NOW THAT REPUBLICANS CONTROL THE US SENATE, Washington State Senator Patty Murray will lose her chairmanship. Goodbye, Senate Budget Chairman Patty Murray: "The drubbing that U.S. Senate Democrats took in Tuesday’s election will cost Sen. Show More Summary

Budget Cuts ‘Eroded Our Ability To Respond’ To Ebola

Senator Patty Murray asked Anthony Fauchi, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about the effect of sequestration on fight Ebola. “I have to tell you honestly it’s been a significant impact on us,” said Fauci. “It has both in an acute and a chronic, insidious way eroded our ability to respond [...]

Sen. Murray Introduces Legislation to Improve Emergency Contraception Education, Access

Sen. Patty Murray has introduced a bill that would both educate the public about emergency contraception and make it available to more rape survivors who go to the emergency room. Image: WikiMedia Commons / YouTube The post Sen. Murray Introduces Legislation to Improve Emergency Contraception Education, Access appeared first on RH Reality Check.

More Hobby Lobby Insanity: Are We As Dumb As the Democrats Think?

(John Hinderaker) This is Senator Patty Murray, speaking earlier today about the Hobby Lobby case: “Just a few months ago, five men on the Supreme Court decided there should be a group of women across America who are required to askShow More Summary

Report: Barbara Boxer 'Laughed Off' Patty Murray's Sexual Harassment Incident

Feminist champion and "war on women" advocate Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) reportedly laughed off an alleged sexual-harassment incident involving a female Democrat colleague who had her breast groped by a male senator. After Sen. Kirsten...Show More Summary

Bill To Undo Hobby Lobby Ruling Fails In Senate; May Come Back From Dead Later This Year

Last week, Senator Patty Murray of Washington introduced legislation that would have undone the recent Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling, in which the nation’s highest court found that closely held private corporations can exempt themselves from a federal law requiring them to provide health insurance that covers female contraception. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans Shoot Down Patty Murray's Contraception Bill

8 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bad news: Senator Patty Murray's contraception bill has been shot down. Senate Republicans have blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds. The...Show More Summary

Democrats Push Vote on Bill to “Overturn” Supreme Court Decision Protecting Hobby Lobby

The Senate Democrats, led by Patty Murray, have called for an immediate vote on S. 2578, disingenuously titled the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act.  It should be known for what it is, the Anti-Religious Freedom bill. S. 2578 seeks to override the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases.  […]

Senate To Vote On Bill To Overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling

Washington State Senator Patty Murray, co-sponsor of the bill, says, “This bicameral legislation will ensure that no CEO or corporation can come between people and their guaranteed access to health care, period. I hope Republicans will join us to revoke this court-issued license to discriminate and return the right of Americans to make their own decisions, [...]

Pro-life blog buzz 7-15-14

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli The FRC Blog explains how Democrat Sen. Patty Murray’s hasty “Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014? bill is actually anti-civil rights, anti-constitutional, anti-business, anti-religion, anti-woman, and just downright discriminatory. Show More Summary

Help Senator Murray Push Back Against Hobby Lobby

8 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I reported a bit ago on Senator Patty Murray's proposed bill that would reverse some of the awfulness of the Hobby Lobby ruling by saying, simply, that for-profit corporations can't deny health care benefits to their employees. It'sShow More Summary

Senator Patty Murray Stops by Oddfellows to Discuss Her Birth Control Bill

8 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz PATTY MURRAY Has been a badass from the very beginning—and is now trying to roll back the Hobby Lobby decision and its assault on women's rights. Let's get one thing clear in the face of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling,...Show More Summary

Democratic Bill Would Override Hobby Lobby Decision

Democrats are fast-tracking a bill that would override the Supreme Court’s decision allowing owners of corporations to force employees to live by their own religious beliefs. The measure, from Sens. Patty Murray of Washington and Mark Udall of Colorado, would prohibit companies from discriminating against female employees in any health coverage that is guaranteed under [...]

Democrat senator vows to push bill forcing contraception coverage

Since the Supreme Court decided it will not protect women’s health, I will. ~ Senator Patty Murray (D-Washington) announcing her intention to push for a bill that would require for-profit corporations to subsidize contraception for their...Show More Summary

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