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 By Eli Zupnick Deputy Press Secretary U.s. Senator Patty Murray    News    June 17, 2010

Murray Applauds Major Investment in Training for New Primary Care Doctors, Nurses

(Washington, D.C) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray applauded the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services that they have allocated $250 million from the new health care reform law to strengthen and grow the primary care...

 By Eli Zupnick Deputy Press Secretary    News    January 28, 2010

Murray Statement on President Obama’s First State of the Union Address

“This evening, President Obama spoke directly to the American people about getting our economy back on track. It’s my top priority as well. “When the President took office last year, we were losing nearly 700,000 jobs a month. Our financial...

 By Eli Zupnick Deputy Press Secretary    News    November 12, 2009

Senator Murray to Examine the Cost of Being Sick: H1N1 and Paid Sick Days

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Health Committee, will attend a Senate hearing examining the issue of H1N1 being spread by workers who can’t afford to miss work when they are sick. Senator Murray will be...

 By Eli Zupnick Deputy Press Secretary    News    September 10, 2009

Senator Murray Pays Tribute to Senator Kennedy in Speech on Senate Floor

(Washington D.C.) –Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) delivered the following remarks on the floor of the Senate paying tribute to Senator Ted Kennedy. Senator Murray served with Senator Kennedy for 17 years in the Senate, including many...

 By Eli Zupnick Deputy Press Secretary U.s. Senator Patty Murray    News    June 18, 2009

Senator Murray Includes Coast Guard Funding that Will Support Hundreds of Washington State Jobs in Senate Spending Bill

(Washington D.C.) - U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) today announced that she included $155.5 million for two major Coast Guard priorities in the 2010 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The funding will support the completion of the retrofit of...