Sen. Christopher Murphy
Democrat • Connecticut • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 81 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 12 of 99)
- 129 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 44 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 100)
Murphy grew up in Connecticut, and attended Williams College in Massachusetts before earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut. He then went to work as an attorney.http://www.murphyforcongress.org/index.php?id=2
Murphy began his political career as the campaign manager for Charlotte Koskoff’s near upset of Nancy Johnson in 1996. From 1997 to 1998 he worked for State Senate Majority Leader George Jepsen. In 1998, he unseated a fourteen year incumbent to be elected to the Connecticut State House of Representatives, where he served two terms. In 2002, he was elected to the Connecticut State Senate, where he rose to the position of assistant majority leader.http://www.murphyforcongress.org/index.php?id=2 Read More...
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- Joint Economic Committee
- Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
- East Asian and Pacific Affairs
- European Affairs
- International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, International Environmental Protection, and Peace Corps
- Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics Affairs
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Children and Families
- Primary Health and Aging
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.1713 - Child Care Flex Spending Act of 2013Read twice and referred Nov 14, 2013 5 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the dollar limitation on the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assi...
S.1424 - Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2013Read twice and referred Aug 01, 2013 3 Views
A bill to require the Supreme Court of the United States to promulgate a code of ethics.
S.1361 - World War II Merchant Mariner Service ActCommittee on Veterans' Affairs Oct 30, 2013 3 Views
A bill to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation when considering the application for veterans status of...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.311Referred to the Committee Nov 21, 2013 30 Views
A resolution calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to strongly oppose Russia's discriminatory law against the freedom of expres...
S.1690 - Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Nov 13, 2013 12 Views
A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007.
S.1697 - Strong Start for America's Children ActRead twice and referred Nov 13, 2013 17 Views
A bill to support early learning.
Recent Voting History
On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 28Aye (with party)November 21, 2013
S. 1197: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 1197Aye (with party)November 21, 2013
On the Cloture Motion PN527: Patricia Ann Millett, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia CircuitAye (with party)November 21, 2013