Sen. Christopher Murphy
Democrat • Connecticut • 1st Term • Sworn In 2013
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 66 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 4 of 100)
- 86 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 45 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 33 of 99)
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.1355 - College Affordability and Innovation Act of 2015Read twice and referred May 14, 2015 4 Views
A bill to provide for higher education reform.
S.1072 - Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015Read twice and referred Apr 23, 2015 3 Views
A bill to require the Supreme Court of the United States to promulgate a code of ethics.
S.985 - United States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin ActRead twice and referred Apr 16, 2015 4 Views
A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.184 - Stop Harming Our Kids Resolution of 2015Referred to the Committee May 21, 2015 45 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that conversion therapy, including efforts by mental health practitioners to change the sexual...
S.1380Read twice and referred May 19, 2015 10 Views
A bill to support early learning.
S.1375Read twice and referred May 19, 2015 18 Views
A bill to designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the ...
Recent Voting History
S. 1357: A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 until July 31, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1357Nay (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2048Aye (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 1314Nay (with party)May 22, 2015