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  • House Passes Government Funding Bill That Includes Eight Murphy Projects for Central Florida
    July 30, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 4502, a package of seven bills to fund federal government operations, assist working families, and support small businesses in the coming fiscal year. The bill includes eight projects spearheaded by U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., totaling $3.8 million, to improve education, housing, public health, and the environment in Central Florida. Murphy’s projects include funding to restore the Little Wekiva River, bolster...

  • Murphy to Host Telephone Town Halls to Listen to Central Floridians
    July 28, 2021 | Press Releases

    ORLANDO—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., will be hosting two telephone town halls next week to provide a legislative update to her constituents and to answer questions on issues important to them and their families. Each event offers residents of Florida’s Seventh Congressional District a simple and convenient way to connect directly with their Member of Congress. The effort is part of Murphy’s ongoing outreach to constituents that includes town halls, office hours, listening...

  • House Appropriations Committee Approves Nine Murphy Projects to Enhance Quality of Life in Central Florida
    July 20, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., announced today that the House Appropriations Committee approved nine projects she spearheaded, totaling nearly $5 million, to improve public safety, education, housing, public health, and the environment in Central Florida. Murphy’s projects include funding to restore the Little Wekiva River, bolster an opioid addiction program in Seminole County, and help the Orlando Police Department purchase body cameras. Her other projects...

  • Murphy Reappointed to West Point Board of Visitors
    July 16, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—The Speaker of the House has appointed U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., to serve another term on the Board of Visitors of the United States Military Academy, also known as West Point. Murphy, who was first appointed to the board in 2017, is the first, and the only, congresswoman from Florida ever to serve on the board. The mission of the Board of Visitors—composed of Members of Congress, Senators, and individuals appointed by the President—is to examine morale...

  • Murphy, Rutherford Introduce Legislation to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales
    July 16, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON— Today, U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and John Rutherford, R-Fla., introduced the  Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered (SAVE) Right Whales Act . This bipartisan bill would invest $5 million annually in grants that states, non-profits, and members of the fishing and marine shipping industries could use to fund research and efforts to restore the North Atlantic right whale population. “The North Atlantic right whale is critically endangered, with less than 400...

  • Murphy and Salazar Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Require Congressional Notification if Foreign Government Seeks to Kill U.S. Servicemembers
    July 13, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., today filed bipartisan legislation to require the Secretary of Defense to swiftly brief key Members of Congress if the Secretary determines with high confidence that a foreign government is deliberately seeking to kill or severely injure U.S. servicemembers, either directly or indirectly through proxy forces. Once notified, Congress will be in a position to take action to deter and respond to such aggression....

  • Murphy To Host Information Session for Florida Families on Enhanced Child Tax Credit
    July 8, 2021 | Press Releases

    ORLANDO—On Wednesday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m., U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., will host a  virtual information session on the enhanced Child Tax Credit   to provide guidance to and answer questions from her constituents about who is eligible for the credit and how to obtain it. The existing Child Tax Credit was modified and expanded in the Murphy-supported  American Rescue Plan Act , which Congress passed and President Biden signed into...

  • House Passes Surface Transportation Bill that Includes Eight Murphy Projects to Modernize Central Florida Infrastructure
    July 1, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the  Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act , which will modernize roads, bridges, public transit systems, and trails. The bill contains over $28 million in funding for eight Central Florida projects spearheaded by U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla. These initiatives will promote smoother and safer transportation, increase economic activity,...

  • Murphy Statement on Appointment to the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol
    July 1, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON— U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., a Member of the House Armed Services Committee and a former national security specialist at the Department of Defense, today issued the following statement regarding her appointment to the House Select Committee created to investigate the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol: “I am honored to have been appointed to the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, and I pledge...

  • Murphy Announces Nearly $14 Million to Help Orlando Sanford International Airport Recover from COVID-19 Crisis
    June 24, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., announced today that Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) will receive nearly $14 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help the airport recover from the loss of revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. SFB is receiving this funding as a result of the Murphy-supported American Rescue Plan Act that President Biden signed into law on March 11, 2021. In addition, Orlando International Airport will receive...

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