Sen. Christopher Murphy
Democrat • Connecticut • 1st Term • Sworn In 2013
- 22 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 61 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 99)
- 193 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 26 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 73 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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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.Res.284Referred to the Committee Oct 08, 2015 2 Views
A resolution recognizing the importance of mental health globally and highlighting the contributions and value of mental health, psychosocial ...
S.2167 - 21st Century Buy American ActRead twice and referred Oct 08, 2015 5 Views
A bill to amend chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code (popularly referred to as the Buy American Act) and certain other laws with respect...
S.2105 - Billy's LawRead twice and referred Sep 30, 2015 4 Views
A bill to authorize funding for, and increase accessibility to, the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, to facilitate data shari...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.313Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Nov 16, 2015 22 Views
A resolution condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris and offering thoughts and prayers for the victims, condolences to their families, resol...
S.Res.310Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar Nov 17, 2015 10 Views
A resolution condemning the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, Turkmen, and other religious co...
S.Res.309Message on Senate action sent Nov 06, 2015 16 Views
A resolution relative to the death of Fred Thompson, former United States Senator for the State of Tennessee.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN629: Peter William Bodde, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to LibyaAye (with party)November 19, 2015
S. 1177: Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2015
On the Cloture Motion S. 1177Aye (with party)November 18, 2015
S.J.Res. 23: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".
On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 23Nay (with party)November 17, 2015