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Senate Democrats Block the Man Donald Trump Wants to Run Women’s Health

Sen. Patty Murray questioned Dr. Brett Giroir’s willingness to stand up for women’s health programs such as family planning services and teenage pregnancy prevention.

Rape Isn't a Game, Senator Murray

Patty Murray's frivolity as regards rape seriously damages our society's ability to function coherently and justly.

Patty Murray Calls DeVos Subordinate's Rape Comments "Egregious," Says She Should Be Fired

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Senator Patty Murray meets Betsy DeVos at her confirmation hearing in January. Murray was not a fan. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Washington Post: Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, the top Democrat on the Senate education...Show More Summary

Community Transit Breaks Ground on Swift Green Line

On a cloudless Thursday morning, Community Transit was joined by U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Boeing Vice President Elizabeth Lund, State Senator Marko Liias, representatives from WSDOT, and members of the press at a corner of the Boeing Everett assembly plant to break ground on the Swift Green Line. The groundbreaking happened at the future site […]

Senators Send Letter to DeVos about Civil Rights Enforcement at the Department of Education

Earlier today, 34 Democratic U.S. senators, led by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos expressing disappointment and alarm over the Trump-Pence Administration’s efforts to diminish the U.S. Show More Summary

Senate mostly follows House plans to kill Obamacare taxes

Here's a look at eight Affordable Care Act taxes that Republicans in both the House and Senate agree on eliminating. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York), joined by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington) and a mostly hidden Sen. Show More Summary

Led By Patty Murray, Senate Democrats Will Hold the Floor In Protest of Secret Obamacare Repeal Bill

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Not so fast, secretive healthcare repealers. CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES Washington State's Patty Murray, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate health committee, will lead the charge later today as Democrats "hold...Show More Summary

Patty Murray Calls Out Senate Republicans' Secret Obamacare Repeal Strategy

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Senator Patty Murray to Republicans: hold a damn hearing on your secret Obamacare repeal bill. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Maybe you saw Senator Claire McCaskill demanding that Senate Republicans actually hold a hearing before they try to repeal Obamacare. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Senators Tell DeVos That Delaying Student Loan Rule Would Violate The Law

Four influential Democratic senators ? Dick Durbin (IL), Patti Murray (WA), Sherrod Brown (OH), and Elizabeth Warren (MA) ? have written to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to warn that her department cannot, without engaging in an extensive process, delay or cancel an Obama administration rule providing debt relief for defrauded students. Show More Summary

Sens. Murray, Warren Request Probe of Whether Trump ‘Undermined’ Obamacare

Sens. Patty Murray and Elizabeth Warren have asked the Health and Human Services Department's internal watchdog for an investigation into Trump administration actions that could have "undermined" the Affordable Care Act.

What’s the Cost of Keeping Pharma-Stooge Senators Like Patty Murray in Office?

Why Democratic voters need to turf out Senators who put the profits of drug companies above their constituents' needs.

How raising the minimum wage to $15 by 2024 will benefit women

In May 2017, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), along with Reps. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), introduced the Raise the Wage Act of 2017, a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage in eight steps to $15 per hour by 2024.

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Betsy DeVos appoints campus free speech advocate Adam Kiss…

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Betsy DeVos appoints campus free speech advocate Adam Kissel of FIRE. Leftists flip out. Including “Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), well-known for her defense of Osama bin Laden as a man who built roads, schools, and daycare centers back in 2002, [who] blasted Kissel’s appointment in a statement.” Read the whole […]

Betsy DeVos Blames 'Snail Mail' for Unanswered Requests From Democrats

Washington Senator Patty Murray grilled DeVos on the Trump Administration's perpetual transparency fear. During the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) grilled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on a wide variety of rollbacks, from student loan protections to civil rights. Show More Summary

Sen. Patty Murray asks ethics office to weigh in on pension fund involvement with Trump businesses

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Trump's refusal to fully divest from his companies is an ethical quagmire through and through. Now Sen. Patty Murray, the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, has identified yetShow More Summary

Legislation to Protect LGBTQ People from Discrimination in Credit Reintroduced in Congress

Today, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) reintroduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act, which would amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to prohibit discrimination in the provision...Show More Summary

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