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  • Congressional Report Says Murphy-Led Measure Will Help Retain or Rehire 13 Million American Workers
    January 21, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—A new report prepared by the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) says the expanded Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) spearheaded by U.S. Representative Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and enacted into law as part of the most recent COVID relief bill — will help over 6 million businesses retain or rehire over 13 million workers over the next six months. According to the JCT estimate, businesses will claim over $35 billion in employee retention tax credits, with small businesses employing... Read more

  • Murphy Statement in Support of Lloyd Austin for Secretary of Defense
    January 21, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., a member of the House Armed Services Committee and a former national security specialist at the Pentagon, issued the following statement in support of Congress granting a waiver to allow Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense before he completes the seven-year waiting period required for retired military officers: “Along with my fellow members of the House Armed Services Committee, I spoke today with President Biden’s choice for Secretary... Read more

  • Murphy Granted Waiver to Serve on House Armed Services Committee; Will Also Continue Service on Ways & Means
    January 15, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—The Democratic Caucus has unanimously approved a waiver allowing U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., to serve on both the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Armed Services Committee (HASC). Murphy, a former national security specialist at the Pentagon, previously served on HASC during her first term in office. In her second term, she left HASC to serve on Ways and Means, an “exclusive” committee whose Members typically do not serve on other committees.... Read more

  • Murphy to Introduce Bill to Disqualify Participants in Capitol Attack or Members of QAnon from Holding Security Clearances
    January 15, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, will introduce legislation —  to disqualify participants in the violent assault on the United States Capitol and members of the conspiracy movement QAnon — from obtaining or maintaining a federal security clearance, which an individual must possess in order to hold a national security position and to access classified information. Before individuals can obtain a security clearance to work for... Read more

  • Murphy Votes to Impeach the President for Incitement of Insurrection
    January 13, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., voted to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an insurrection and a violent occupation of the U.S. Capitol on Jan., 6, 2021. In a video statement, Murphy denounced the violence perpetrated by the mob last week and called on Americans to unite behind the need to hold the President accountable for his actions. “Today’s impeachment is not about dividing this country. It’s about uniting all patriotic Americans... Read more

  • Murphy Leads Bipartisan Group of Florida Members of Congress Requesting Governor DeSantis to Brief Delegation on COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
    January 8, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., along with 12 other members of the Florida congressional delegation, today asked Governor Ron DeSantis to provide a bipartisan briefing to the Florida congressional delegation regarding the COVID-19 vaccination process and distribution in the state. “We are eager to learn more and believe a briefing from you, or your designee, would enable us to respond to those constituent inquiries, conduct oversight of the... Read more

  • Murphy Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Designate TPS to Venezuelan Nationals
    January 5, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., alongside Congressman Darren Soto, D-Fla., Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, D-Fla., introduced the bipartisan Venezuela TPS Act of 2021, H.R. 161. The legislation designates Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), protecting approximately 200,000 Venezuelan nationals in the United States from deportation.    “Venezuela is a failed state due to the cruelty and incompetence... Read more

  • Murphy Reelected Leader of the Blue Dog Coalition
    January 4, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON— Members of the Blue Dog Coalition reelected U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., as their leader for the 117th Congress. The 18-member coalition unanimously chose Murphy, a former businesswoman and national security specialist at the U.S. Department of Defense, to serve as Co-Chair of Administration, their most senior leadership position. Murphy made history last Congress as the first woman of color ever to lead the Blue Dog Coalition, and she is only the second... Read more

  • As New Congress Convenes, Murphy Pledges to Continue Bipartisan Cooperation, Delivering Results
    January 3, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., took her oath of office to become a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 117 th  Congress. Four years ago, Murphy became the first, and still only, Vietnamese-American woman to serve in Congress and the first woman ever to represent Florida’s Seventh Congressional District. “Since taking office in 2017, my priority has been to listen to my constituents, to deliver results for my community, and to put... Read more

  • President Signs into Law Murphy Bill to Strengthen Criminal Penalties for Adults Who Stalk Children
    December 23, 2020 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump signed into law a bipartisan  bill —  authored by U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., alongside Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., and Senators Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Bob Casey, D-Pa., to strengthen criminal penalties for adults who stalk or severely harass children, either online or in the community. The  Combat Online Predators Act passed the Senate in October and the House passed it earlier this month. “I’m proud to have worked with... Read more

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