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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care for All
Issue Position: Health Care
July 24, 2014 More Good News on Affordable Care Act: Consumers Saved $9 Billion on Premiums Since 2011
July 22, 2014 Murphy Statement on Recent Affordable Care Act Court Decisions
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 16, 2014 Murphy Statement on GOP Obstruction of Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Health Care
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 9, 2014 Following Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision, Murphy, Blumenthal Co-Sponsor Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health
July 8, 2014 Murphy Statement on Sale of Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury
June 30, 2014 Murphy: Hobby Lobby Decision Represents Unprecedented Power Grab
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 11, 2014 Murphy Statement on Passage of VA Legislation, $4.8 Million for Errera Community Care Center in CT
June 9, 2014 Murphy Statement on VA Nationwide Access Audit
June 5, 2014 Murphy Statement on Confirmation of Sylvia Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 30, 2014 Murphy Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
May 8, 2014 Murphy Statement of Support for Sylvia Mathews Burwell Nomination
May 8, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed
April 4, 2014 Murphy, Booker, Cardenas Introduce At-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Connecticut Colleges to Go Smoke-Free
Dec. 17, 2013 Enough is Enough
Dec. 10, 2013 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Statement on New Federal Investment in Mental Health Services
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Oct. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Rescind Order Kicking 23 Ct Veterans Out Of Rest Homes
July 30, 2013 Health Care
May 9, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Reduce Veteran Suicide Rates
Feb. 25, 2013 Murphy Statement on Impact of Budget Sequestration on Connecticut
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
June 21, 2012 Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012
April 19, 2012 Murphy Releases Report on High Cost of CT Child Care, Announces Bill to Double Child Care Tax Benefit
March 23, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Blue Lights on the White House in Honor of World Autism Awareness Day
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Aug. 5, 2011 CT Lawmakers: Seniors Continue to See Benefits from Affordable Care Act: HHS Report Shows More Seniors Saving on Prescriptions, Taking Advantage of Free Screenings
July 7, 2011 CT Delegation and Malloy Applaud CMS Decision That Will Protect $30 Million in Federal Funding for CT Hospitals
April 13, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1217, Repealing Prevention and Public Health Fund
March 28, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 31, 2011 Murphy Statement on Federal Ruling Regarding Health Care Law
Jan. 18, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 7, 2011 Health Care Repeal is No Game for Americans
Dec. 21, 2010 Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010
Dec. 21, 2010 Congress Sends Murphy's Bipartisan Bill to Provide More Housing for People with Disabilities to President Obama to Sign into Law
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