Senator Patty Murray

Senator Patty Murray

Official account of U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) | Tweets come from staff unless signed “-PM” by Senator Murray | RT≠endorsement

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1 in 6 Washington state kids lived in a household that struggled to put food on the table prior to this pandemic—and for people of color, that number is even higher. We’re closer than ever to finally ending child hunger in this country, and I’m not stopping now.

We have so many lessons to learn from this pandemic. One of the most important is that our public health infrastructure simply wasn’t ready to handle a major crisis like COVID-19. We need to make sustained investments in public health so we’re prepared for the next major crisis.

Without making sure families can find quality, affordable child care and providers can stay open, we’re leaving our nation’s workers in the lurch and stifling our economy—that’s unacceptable.

This #CitizenshipDay2021 , let's celebrate the invaluable contributions of immigrants in our communities by creating a fair pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, farmworkers, those with temporary protected status, & the undocumented workers on the frontlines of this pandemic.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg never wavered from the relentless pursuit of justice and equality for all. The best way we can honor her life today is to keep fighting for those same ideals—& to defend women’s rights, including the right to abortion, as she passionately did for so long.

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Senate Democrats are fighting for families, for workers, and for a stronger economy—and we’re determined to succeed in delivering affordable child care and a national paid leave program.

No one should face barriers to getting an abortion or other reproductive care they want. The outrageous anti-abortion law in Texas not only creates those barriers, but gives complete strangers the ability to enforce them. It’s extreme, dangerous, and unconstitutional.

Child care costs way too much for way too many families, and child care providers are way too hard to find. Time to fix it.


I'm hearing Republicans say policies like making sure every family can afford child care if they need it are radical. You know what's radical? Downplaying an insurrection.

We can't let Republicans & their Supreme Court nominee end safe, legal abortion in the United States of America. RT if you're with me in this fight.

RT if you're doing your part to end this pandemic by wearing a mask, social distancing, washing your hands, getting tested if you have symptoms, and getting vaccinated.

Like @POTUS  said last week, we’ve got to protect voting rights across the country.    RT if you agree we must pass the #ForThePeople  Act.

RT if you agree that it's past time we #RaiseTheWage  to $15/hour and end the subminimum wage for tipped workers and workers with disabilities.

The House continued to make factual, compelling arguments today. The President’s defense insisted a trial with witnesses & documents would take too long. They want a cover-up. RT if you’re an American who will wait for a fair, honest trial.

At the end of the day, our job is to keep this country a democracy where voices win, not brute force. Any Senator who stands up and supports the power of force over the power of democracy has broken their oath of office. Senators Hawley and Cruz should resign.

We are starting yet another week without a national testing plan. RT if you agree that we’ve waited long enough.

If you disagree with the idea that a complete stranger could, legally, demand $10,000 from you just because they disagree with your personal decisions, you should find the Texas anti-abortion ban as much of a nightmare as I do.