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  • President Trump Signs Coronavirus Response Package That Includes Murphy-Led Employee Retention Tax Credit
    March 27, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed and President Trump signed a bipartisan bill strongly supported by U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., to combat the public health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19. Included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a pro-worker, pro-business measure spearheaded by Murphy to support small businesses and help reduce employee layoffs around the nation. According to the latest estimates, the measure... Read more

  • Murphy-Led Employee Retention Tax Credit Included in Coronavirus Response Package
    March 26, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—A pro-worker, pro-business measure spearheaded by U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., has been included in a bipartisan bill passed by the Senate today to combat the public health and economic crisis caused by coronavirus. For nearly a month, Murphy has been pushing her proposal, the Employee Retention Tax Credit, to be part of any package passed by Congress to support American families and businesses and has been actively working with multiple Senate offices to ensure its... Read more

  • Murphy Announces Nearly $2 Million for Community Health Centers in Central Florida
    March 25, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., announced today that True Health and their network of community health clinics in central Florida will receive $1,733,628 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to serve low-income patients and those without health insurance during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond. An additional $126,389 was awarded to True Health by HHS this week as a result of bipartisan legislation championed by Murphy and signed into... Read more

  • Murphy Announces Listening Sessions & TeleTown Hall on Coronavirus
    March 22, 2020 | Press Releases

    ORLANDO—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., will host a series of events this week to discuss the government’s response to the public health crisis posed by coronavirus and to listen to her constituents. While teleworking from home and under self-quarantine as a result of a possible COVID-19 exposure, Murphy will be remotely joined by health care experts for a Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall on Monday, March 30 at 7:15 p.m. to answer questions from constituents about the health... Read more

  • Murphy, Cunningham Urge Congressional Leadership to Suspend Tariffs in Upcoming Coronavirus Response Bill
    March 18, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, and Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., today urged congressional leadership to temporarily suspend tariffs imposed by the Trump administration as part of Congress’s upcoming coronavirus response bill. The two representatives, who represent trade-dependent districts that have been hit hard by the ongoing tariff conflict, say a “détente” would provide much-needed relief to millions of American... Read more

  • House Passes Coronavirus Bill That Includes Core Components of Murphy’s Emergency Paid Leave Act
    March 14, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan, comprehensive bill that provides immediate assistance to respond to the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The package includes the core components of  Murphy’s legislation, H.R. 6198, the Emergency Paid Leave Act , which provides financial assistance to workers with coronavirus, workers who are quarantined, and workers who miss work to care for a family member affected by coronavirus. This new measure... Read more

  • Murphy Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Paid Leave to Workers Affected by Coronavirus
    March 11, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today introduced legislation to provide emergency paid leave to American workers affected by coronavirus. Murphy’s bill would be especially helpful in Florida, which is uniquely vulnerable to coronavirus given that it is a popular travel and tourism destination and has a large percentage of elderly residents. Florida does not have a state-administered paid leave program, many companies... Read more

  • Murphy, Castor, Shalala Urge State Leaders to Protect Floridians from Coronavirus by Expanding Medicaid
    March 9, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, Kathy Castor, and Donna Shalala today urged state leaders to protect Floridians from the coronavirus by expanding Medicaid. In their letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, and Florida House Speaker José Oliva, the three Florida congresswomen highlighted the unique threat that coronavirus poses to the state, which is a top tourist destination and home to many seniors. They argued that any serious and responsible... Read more

  • Murphy Urges Floridians to Prepare for New Airline Travel ID Requirements
    February 26, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., today urged Floridians to be aware of new identification standards for airline passengers that are scheduled to take effect this fall. In a video message — , Murphy urged constituents to make sure they have a driver’s license or identification card that complies with new federal requirements—known as REAL ID—or that they have another acceptable form of identification. Otherwise, they will not be able to pass through airport security... Read more

  • Murphy to Host Town Hall Meetings with Constituents in Central Florida
    February 14, 2020 | Press Releases

    ORLANDO –U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., today announced she will host a series of town hall meetings with constituents in central Florida. The effort is part of a broader outreach operation by Murphy’s office that includes  telephone town halls — ,  listening sessions — ,  coffees — , office hours, roundtables, advisory boards, and constituent surveys. Murphy will host town hall meetings in both Orange and Seminole counties. “I invite seniors, veterans, and families... Read more

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