United States Senator Patty Murray United States Senator Patty Murray
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  • Agriculture and Rural Communities

    Agriculture and Rural Communities

    Washington is proud to be a national leader in agriculture, and its farmers, growers, and ranchers are critical to our state’s economy, environment, and quality of life. Senator Murray knows farmers and growers face con... read more
  • Education and Workforce Training

    Education and Workforce Training

    As a former preschool teacher, school board member, and parent advocate, education is what got Senator Murray into politics in the first place, and she has never stopped fighting to put students first and make sure they have ... read more
  • Energy, Environment, and Hanford

    Energy, Environment, and Hanford

    Senator Murray knows our nation is faced with a growing global demand for energy, a severe reliance upon fossil fuels, and environmental concerns surrounding many of our current energy supplies. It will take American innovati... read more
  • Fighting for Equal Protection Under the Law

    Fighting for Equal Protection Under the Law

    Equal protection under the law is a fundamental right in our country. Senator Murray believes in the basic principle that no one should endure discrimination because of their race, religion, national origin, age, sex, disabi... read more
  • Health Care

    Health Care

    Senator Murray is focused on making sure the stories, values, and priorities of Washington state families are represented in Washington, D.C. When it comes to health care, this means fighting for affordability, access, and q... read more
  • Immigration

    Immigration

    Immigrants are an important part of communities in Washington state and around the country, making valuable contributions to both our heritage and our economy. But because of our country’s broken immigration system, men... read more
  • Jobs and Economic Growth

    Jobs and Economic Growth

    Senator Murray is focused on creating jobs and growing the economy in Washington state from the middle out, not the top down. She believes that when workers succeed and middle class families have more money in their pockets&... read more
  • National Security

    National Security

    Keeping families safe is Senator Murray’s top priority. We live in an increasingly complex world in which threats from natural disasters, terrorism, and crime – both international and domestic – are very rea... read more
  • Seniors

    Seniors

    Senator Murray believes that after a lifetime of hard work, people deserve the opportunity to enjoy their golden years with dignity and financial independence. She will always fight to make sure our country is living up to th... read more
  • Transportation

    Transportation

    Safe and efficient transportation is critical to our communities and the U.S. economy, which is why Senator Murray is fighting to make sure our transportation system is capable of meeting the demands of a 21st century economy... read more
  • Tribes

    Tribes

    Senator Murray is proud to be a voice in the United States Senate for Washington’s tribal governments and tribal people. She believes we have a responsibility to live up to the promises the U.S. government made and that... read more
  • Veterans and Military

    Veterans and Military

    As the daughter of a World War II veteran, a senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and a senior member of both the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense and the Senate Appropriations Subcommi... read more
  • Women

    Women

    Senator Murray believes strongly that when women succeed, our country succeeds. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992, the so-called “Year of the Woman” when women gained a record six U.S. Senate seats, Senator Murra... read more
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