Patty Murray

Senate Committee Passes Children’s Trauma Recovery Act

Senate Committee Passes Children’s Trauma Recovery Act
Sen. Murray’s Children’s Trauma Recovery Act includes a re-authorization and updates to the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI), which works with children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences.
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Senators Urge Expedited Waivers for Same-Sex Burials in National Cemeteries

Senators Urge Expedited Waivers for Same-Sex Burials in National Cemeteries
On January 29, 2013, Secretary Shinseki granted a waiver, the first of its kind, for the burial of civilian Nancy Lynchild in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. Her spouse, retired Lieutenant Colonel Linda Campbell, led the months long efforts to make the waiver a reality.
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Murray to GOP Leaders: ‘The Fate of the Violence Against Women Act’ is on Your Shoulders

Murray to GOP Leaders: ‘The Fate of the Violence Against Women Act’ is on Your Shoulders
Murray spoke on the Senate floor Thursday saying, “...we all know what it will take to move this bill forward -- leadership from Speaker Boehner and Leader Cantor. The fate of the Violence Against Women Act still lays squarely on their shoulders."
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Murray to Opposing Republicans: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act

Murray to Opposing Republicans: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act
Murray: “The fate of the Violence Against Women Act still lays squarely on the shoulders of Eric Cantor and John Boehner. To date they have refused to listen to countless law enforcement and women’s groups as well as moderate voices in their own party in the House and Senate who’ve said we need to pass the Senate’s bipartisan bill that extends protections to millions of new women."
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