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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Economy
July 19, 2014 Murphy Statement on Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
July 16, 2014 Murphy Statement on GOP Obstruction of Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Health Care
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 9, 2014 Following Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision, Murphy, Blumenthal Co-Sponsor Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health
June 30, 2014 Murphy: Hobby Lobby Decision Represents Unprecedented Power Grab
June 25, 2014 Murphy Statement on Passage of Workplace Investment Opportunity Act
June 16, 2014 Murphy Statement on Executive Order to Prohibit Discrimination Against LGBT Americans by Federal Contractors
April 30, 2014 Murphy Statement on Senate Republican Filibuster of Minimum Wage Vote
April 7, 2014 Murphy Statement on Senate Vote to Pass Unemployment Insurance
Feb. 12, 2014 Murphy Applauds President's Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Feb. 4, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage in CT
Jan. 23, 2014 Murphy Releases Report on Minimum Wage Impact on Middle Class Families, Calls for Increase to Federal Rate
Jan. 8, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefits
Nov. 7, 2013 Murphy Statement on Senate Passage of Federal Discrimination Bill
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
July 31, 2013 Murphy Votes to Pass Workforce Investment Act Out of Help Committee
July 10, 2013 Murphy Statement on Help Committee Passage of ENDA
April 11, 2013 DeLauro, Murphy, Larson Hail End to Job Corps Enrollment Freeze
March 8, 2013 Murphy Statement on February Jobs Report
Feb. 28, 2013 Murphy, DeLauro Call on Labor Department to Reverse Cuts to Job Corps Centers Vital to CT Students
Sept. 7, 2012 Murphy Statement on August Jobs Report
June 7, 2012 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers
March 2, 2012 Blumenthal, DeLauro, Murphy, Businesses Spotlight Federal Investment in CT Workforce and Competitiveness
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to The President
April 13, 2011 Republicans Block Murphy from Bringing Jobs Bill to the Floor
Feb. 7, 2011 Murphy, CCSU Officials Announce Funding for Connecticut Manufacturing Workforce Training
Dec. 17, 2010 Murphy Statement on Vote against Extending Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
Dec. 8, 2010 Murphy Supports Bill to Give Seniors Greater Economic Security; Legislation to Provide Seniors $250 Fails Under Republican Opposition
July 20, 2010 Extend Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 6, 2010 Murphy Statement On Court Ruling In Pratt & Whitney Trial
Dec. 30, 2009 Murphy Unveils Effort To Protect And Grow Connecticut's Manufacturing Sector
Feb. 11, 2009 The American People Know What The Bottom Line Is
Oct. 23, 2007 Disclose Salaries of Certain Government Contract
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs & the Economy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Women's Health and Equality
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