Sen. Christopher Murphy
Democrat • Connecticut • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 80 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 19 of 100)
- 167 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 40 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 48 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.2054 - Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2014Read twice and referred Feb 27, 2014 34 Views
A bill to require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs, and for other purpo...
S.1969 - College Affordability and Innovation Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 04, 2014 13 Views
A bill to provide for higher education reform.
S.Res.319Resolution agreed to in Senate Jan 07, 2014 3 Views
A resolution expressing support for the Ukrainian people in light of President Yanukovych's decision not to sign an Association Agreement with...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.384Referred to the Committee Mar 13, 2014 0 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate concerning the humanitarian crisis in Syria and neighboring countries, resulting humanitarian ...
S.Res.378Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 11, 2014 18 Views
A resolution condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine.
S.Res.377Resolution agreed to in Senate Mar 13, 2014 14 Views
A resolution recognizing the 193rd anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 3370: Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3370Aye (with party)March 13, 2014
S. 1086: Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014
On Passage of the Bill S. 1086Aye (with party)March 13, 2014
On the Nomination PN1179: Caroline Diane Krass, of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence AgencyAye (with party)March 13, 2014