Sen. Patty Murray will become the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee next year.
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
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. 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.
(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
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
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
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
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. […]
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, [...]
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
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
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
Band Aids for self-inflicted wounds
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 [...]
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
Your health care decisions are not your boss's business — period. #NotMyBossBusiness #SCOTUS #HobbyLobby pic.twitter.com/H5Gl8fEq35— Senator Patty Murray (@PattyMurray) June 30, 2014 What else can Washington State celebrate today, once...Show More Summary
Cause & effect
Democrats Michael Bennet of Colo. and Patty Murray of Wash. show pride in their football teams.
From their perches as chairs of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees, Patty Murray and Barbara Mikulski have effectively — but quietly — put a moratorium on the successive fiscal crises that dominated Washington between 2011 and 2013. That makes Murray and Mikulski not just powerful women senators. That makes them powerful U.S. senators, period.