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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 5, 2017 Letter to the Rear Admiral James E. Rendon, Superintendent of US Coast Guard Academy - Issues of Racial Hostility
July 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Senators Urge Secretary Mattis not to Implement Transgender Ban
July 26, 2017 Murphy Statement After Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People Serving In Military
June 19, 2017 Murphy Statement on Death of Connecticut Sailor
March 22, 2017 Bennet, Murphy, Tester Introduce Bill to Provide Mental Health Services for Veterans with Other-Than-Honorable Discharges
Feb. 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson - Leaders Seek Accountability for War Crimes in Syria
Feb. 1, 2017 Murphy Awarded Navy's Distinguished Public Service Award
Jan. 12, 2017 Murphy Votes to Maintain Civilian-Controlled Military
Dec. 15, 2016 Paul, Murphy, Franken, Lee Applaud Decision to Halt Some Military Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Call for Further Actions
Nov. 17, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Halt Claw Back of National Guard Bonuses
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Restore Guard Bonuses
Oct. 4, 2016 Letter Thad Cochran and Hal Rogers, Chairmen of the Appropriations Committee, Barbara Mikulski and Nita Lowey, Ranking Members of the Appropriations Committee - Call for Sustained Funding for Autism Therapy for Military Children
July 26, 2016 Murphy, Courtney, Blumenthal Hail Decision by the Coast Guard to Keep its Band Located in New London
May 26, 2016 Senate Appropriations Commitee Passes Murphy Provision to Keep Coast Guard Band in New London
May 26, 2016 Murphy Secures First Federal Funding for National Coast Guard Museum in Committee
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to Eric Fanning, Acting Under Secretary of the Army, and General Mark Milley, U.S. Army Chief of Staff - Investigation Into Wrongful Discharge Of Servicemembers With Mental Health Disorders
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense - Enforcement Actions Against University of Phoenix
Aug. 19, 2015 Murphy Congratulates First Two Women to Graduate from Army Ranger School
June 8, 2015 Foreign Affairs: Principles For A Progressive Foreign Policy
May 25, 2015 Murphy Statement on Memorial Day
May 21, 2015 Murphy, Baldwin Lead Senators In Calling On Defense Secretary To Update Policies & Prevent Discrimination Of Service Members Based On Sexual Orientation
May 21, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Prevent Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
April 17, 2015 Murphy, Blumenthal Reintroduce United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act
Jan. 10, 2015 Department of Defense to Launch New Organization to Help Account for Missing Persons
Nov. 25, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Protect Military Families from Abusive Financial Practices
Sept. 23, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Secure Honor for Heroic WWII Waterbury Veteran
Aug. 8, 2014 Two Years After Report Revealed Questionable Business Practices in For-Profit Colleges are Top Recipients of Post 9/11 G.I. Bill Dollars
Aug. 8, 2014 Murphy Statement on Situation in Iraq
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud New Contract For Next 10 Submarines To Be Built Jointly By Electric Boat
March 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Asking Pentagon to Help Identify, Bring Home Remains of Sailors Killed at Pearl Harbor for Burial
Jan. 30, 2014 Murphy, Gillibrand, Schatz, Seek Justice for Service Members
March 20, 2013 Senate Votes to Restore Military Tuition Assistance Cut by Sequestration
March 19, 2013 Murphy Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Restore Military Tuition Assistance Cut by Sequestration
Feb. 25, 2013 Murphy Statement on Impact of Budget Sequestration on Connecticut
June 27, 2012 Blumenthal, Murphy Lead Legislation in the House And Senate to Allow Military Survivors More Time for Critical Investment Decisions
April 3, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ending the War in Afghanistan
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 12, 2011 Rep. Murphy to Attend Afghanistan Memorial Service for Fallen Connecticut Airman
March 23, 2011 Murphy to Obama: Begin Withdrawal from Afghanistan by July
Dec. 15, 2010 Murphy Votes to Repeal of Military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy and Encourages President Obama to Stand Firm on Pledge to End Practice
July 28, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
April 28, 2010 Implementing Management For Performance And Related Reforms To Obtain Value In Every Acquisition Act Of 2010
May 6, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee -The Department Of Defense At High Risk: The Chief Management Officer's Recommendations For Acquisition Reform And Related High-Risk Areas
July 9, 2008 Murphy Statement on Pentagon Reopening Bidding Process for Air Force Tanker Contract
June 30, 2008 Murphy's Blackwater Bill Signed Into Law
March 13, 2008 Murphy's Blackwater Bill Clears Key Committee
Sept. 10, 2007 Murphy Statement on General Petraeus' Testimony on Iraq
July 12, 2007 Murphy Votes To Begin Responsible Redeployment from Iraq
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
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