Press ReleaseSenator Murray Accepts 2018 We Are EMILY Award; Urges Women to Keep Making Their Voices Heard
Murray on her decision to run for United States Senate after watching Anita Hill hearings in 1992: “I was mad. Yelling at the TV wouldn’t fix it. So I decided to run.” “Today it is so inspiring to see so …
NewsThe American Crisis we aren’t addressing
There’s an issue that almost every parent in every community in every state is talking about, but few in Congress are focused on. When I walk the halls of Congress, I hear people talk about a number of issues contributing …
NewsResistance isn’t futile! A progressive victory you didn’t know about.
The moral of the story is clear: Resistance is not futile! As we’ve begun to see in other areas, most notably gun control, it takes a lot of us syncing up our efforts and pushing as hard as we can. …
NewsThe Senate’s quietest dealmaker is ready to be a little louder
Something snapped. After the 2016 presidential election, women nationwide wanted to make a scene. We flooded streets in protest. We filled out ballots. Whispers gave way to battle cries.
NewsSpending bill would double child care funding for low-income families
The spending bill released Wednesday would double the amount of funding provided for child care for low-income working families.
NewsDeVos, Murray spar over school safety commission
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Washington Sen. Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the Senate’s education panel, met earlier this week after President Donald Trump announced that DeVos would chair a federal commission on school safety. Since the Tuesday meeting, …
NewsMurray: I’ll stand by women who have been sexually harassed ‘even if the President won’t’
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on Saturday vowed to keep standing with women who are victims of sexual violence and harassment “even if the President won’t.”
NewsTop Democrat Wants To Be Sure Lower-Profile Industries Are Dealing With Sexual Misconduct Too
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) wants industries to be more transparent about workplace sexual harassment and assault, particularly businesses like hotels, restaurants and retail, where workers face steeper challenges in reporting incidents, seeking recourse and being heard, due to their economic …
NewsDemocrats Rally Against Trump’s Plan To Let Restaurants Appropriate Workers’ Tips
Democrats on Capitol Hill are urging the Labor Department to ditch a contentious proposal that would make it easier for restaurant owners to redistribute or keep their employees’ tips.