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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' S. Murphy
Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cathy; 2 Children: Owen, Rider
Birth Date: 08/03/1973
Birth Place: White Plains, NY
Home City: Cheshire, CT
Date Title
Issue Position: A New Policy in Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Defense
Aug. 8, 2014 Murphy Statement on Situation in Iraq
June 26, 2014 Murphy and Blumenthal Issue Joint Statement on $1.3 Billion Sikorsky Contract for Search and Rescue Helicopters
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud New Contract For Next 10 Submarines To Be Built Jointly By Electric Boat
April 18, 2014 At Senators Urging, Pentagon Agrees to Review Issue of Accounting for Servicemembers Killed Aboard USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
Jan. 16, 2014 Murphy Calls Defense Provisions in Omnibus Spending Bill a "Home Run" for Connecticut
Jan. 14, 2014 Sens. Paul, Wyden and Gillibrand Introduce Bill to Repeal AUMF for Iraq
Dec. 23, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson Announce $230 Million Air Force Contract For Pratt & Whitney
Dec. 19, 2013 Murphy Statement on National Defense Authorization Act, Impact on Connecticut Economy
Nov. 19, 2013 Murphy Files American Jobs Matter Act as Amendment to NDAA, Urges Action to Keep Manufacturing Jobs in United States
Nov. 15, 2013 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $22.5 Million Contract Modification for Electric Boat
Oct. 31, 2013 Estevez Nomination
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Royal Norwegian Embassy - Reconsider Sikorksy As Manufacturer for Search and Rescue Helicopters
Oct. 24, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Larson Announce $1.1 Billion Contract For Pratt And Whitney
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 9, 2013 Authorizing the Limited and Specified Use of the United States Armed Forces Against Syria
Sept. 5, 2013 Murphy Statement on Vote Against Authorization of Military Force in Syria
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary Chuck Hagel, Department of Defense - Foreign Counterfeit Parts
May 8, 2013 Murphy Joins Gen. John Adams to Release New Report Warning of US Military Dependence on Foreign Suppliers
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 26, 2013 Murphy Statement on Vote to Confirm Hagel As Defense Secretary
Feb. 25, 2013 Murphy Statement on Impact of Budget Sequestration on Connecticut
Jan. 23, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 4, 2012 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Committee Hearing
Sept. 27, 2012 Murphy Statement on Attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya
June 1, 2012 Murphy Passes Key Buy American Measure Through House
April 19, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
July 7, 2011 Murphy Releases Exclusive Report: Federal Contracting Policy Costs Hundreds of Thousands of U.S. Jobs
July 7, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 22, 2011 Murphy Statement on Afghanistan
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 26, 2011 Again, Republicans Block Murphy on Buy America
May 25, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 12, 2011 Rep. Murphy Statement on Killing of Osama bin Laden
May 12, 2011 Rep. Murphy to Attend Afghanistan Memorial Service for Fallen Connecticut Airman
May 2, 2011 Kinzinger Returns from Congressional Delegation to Europe, Afghanistan
April 14, 2011 Murphy Statement on Vote against Budget Deal
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
March 23, 2011 Murphy to Obama: Begin Withdrawal from Afghanistan by July
Feb. 17, 2011 Murphy Statement on Passage of Amendment to End Wasteful Alternate Engine Program
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 9, 2010 Murphy Challenges Army to Reverse Decision to Contract with Italian Firm for Dog Tag Machines
Dec. 7, 2010 Newbold-Buy American
May 28, 2010 Murphy Secures Victory on Buy American Effort
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