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  • Murphy Hails Halt of Customs Officers from Orlando Airport
    April 13, 2018 | In The News

    Florida Politics — On Tuesday, the efforts of an Orlando-area Congresswoman paid off, at least for a while. Winter Park Democrat Stephanie Murphy received confirmation from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that no additional CBP officers will be transferred from Orlando International Airport to the southwest border during the 90-day period between April 2018 and June 2018. Murphy has been pushing for this result at the request of Orlando International leadership since CBP announced in December... Read more

  • Florida Congresswoman Files Pro-veteran Employment Legislation
    April 6, 2018 | In The News

    The Floridian — The recently filed Encouraging Veterans Employment Act of 2018 (H.R. 5177), which incentivizes companies who receive contract work from the Department of Defense to employ, and in many cases, retain military veterans, should pass  in the U.S. House of Representatives.What legislator wouldn’t vote in favor of veterans? The bipartisan bill was introduced by California Republican Congressman Steve Knight and Democratic Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Florida, who both sit on the... Read more

  • Murphy Lauded for Small Business Efforts
    March 23, 2018 | In The News

    Florida Politics — The first-term Democrat from Winter Park was recognized this week for her efforts on behalf of small business. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented Murphy , a member of the House Small Business Committee, with its Spirit of Enterprise Award for her support of small businesses and for streamlining federal regulations. During her short time in Congress, Murphy has seen her bill on microloan modernization — passed unanimously; had two of her provisions — making it easier for small businesses... Read more

  • Stephanie Murphy Praises Decision to Allow Gun Violence Research
    March 22, 2018 | In The News

    Orlando Sentinel — Stephanie Murphy , the author of a bill to allow gun violence research, praised new language in the omnibus bill that would finally permit it after being effectively banned for 22 years. Language in the new spending bill, up for a vote in the next two days, “effectively repeals” the 1996 Dickey Amendment that has kept the Centers for Disease Control from doing any research into the causes of gun violence, Murphy’s office said.   While the new language restates that the CDC... Read more

  • Stephanie Murphy Gets Gun Violence Research Language into Budget Bill
    March 22, 2018 | In The News

    Florida Politics — Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy has found a maneuver that may get Congress to enact her repeal of the federal ban on funding gun violence research, with amendment language inserted into the latest budget bill coming together. For a year now the freshman from Winter Park has been pushing a bipartisan bill, The Gun Violence Research Act, but it has moved slowly and with uncertainty toward its goal of repealing the so-called Dickey Amendment, a 1990s measure than forbids federal... Read more

  • Trump Gun Proposal Falls Way Short: Congresswoman
    March 13, 2018 | In The News

    MSNBC — Rep. Stephanie Murphy , D-Fla, attended President Trump's meeting on gun policy following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Rep. Murphy joins Morning Joe to share her disappointment in Trump in the month since the attack. Click here — for the video of her speech. Read more

  • Orlando Church Fair Tries to Connect Puerto Ricans to Jobs Services
    March 11, 2018 | In The News

    Orlando Sentinel — Juan Carlos Jurado knows he’s one of the lucky few to find a job after fleeing Puerto Rico. But the demands of working a full-time job seven days a week at a Sanford aluminum factory have created a strain on his home life as he tries to care for his pregnant wife and three young children while they adjust to life in a new place. “My 4-year old daughter is the one suffering the most here. I come home at midnight and she’s still awake waiting for me to give her a goodnight kiss,”... Read more

  • Stephanie Murphy: Trump, Kim Meeting 'unconventional'
    March 11, 2018 | In The News

    Orlando Sentinel — News of a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un came as a surprise to U.S. Rep Stephanie Murphy last week. “Certainly the way that came about was unconventional,” Murphy said in an interview at an Orlando church’s health and job fair Sunday. “Usually there is a lot of diplomatic work that happens and there are some concessions that happens before a U.S. president provides North Korea with the legitimacy of a meeting. All of that can’t... Read more

  • Congresswoman urges federal funding for gun research
    March 1, 2018 | In The News

    MSNBC Morning Joe — Rep. Stephanie Murphy , D-Fla., represents an area that includes the now-shuttered Pulse Nightclub. Murphy attended President Trump's Wednesday meeting on gun policy, and she says she was heartened by some of Trump's comments. To watch the interview, which appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe, click here — . Read more

  • Stephanie Murphy hopeful about bill to allow federal gun research following Trump meeting
    March 1, 2018 | In The News

    Orlando Sentinel — U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy is making a push to allow federal agencies to study gun violence following her meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Murphy , D-Winter Park, was part of a bipartisan group of legislators who met with Trump at the White House as Congress debates what to do about gun reform in the wake of the Feb. 14 Parkland high school shooting that killed 17 people. During an appearance on the Morning Joe program on MSNBC on Thursday, she said a bill she sponsored,... Read more

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