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  • Murphy and Delgado Lead Members in Urging Support for the Employee Retention Tax Credit
    October 18, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y., led 15 of their colleagues in sending a letter to House leadership in support of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). The ERTC allows small business owners to claim a payroll tax credit of up to $7,000 per employee, per quarter for wages paid while closed or operating at reduced capacity due to the pandemic. Congress established the ERTC in the CARES Act in March 2020 and later reauthorized it through...

  • Murphy Honors Three Central Florida Leaders to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
    October 15, 2021 | Press Releases

    ORLANDO—Today, on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., announced that her office has honored three Hispanic leaders who are making a difference in Central Florida. Murphy recognized each of the three individuals — Johanna López, Amy Mercado, and Orlando Rolón — by submitting statements celebrating their contributions to the United States Congressional Record, the official daily record of all proceedings of the U.S. Congress. Murphy...

  • Murphy Statement on Delayed Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Vote
    October 1, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., issued the following statement regarding the delayed vote on the  Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act : “I am profoundly disappointed and disillusioned by this process. The bipartisan  Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act  will improve quality of life and create good-paying jobs for the American people. It will upgrade roads and bridges, expand rail and bus services, modernize air and sea ports, and deliver...

  • House Approves Defense Bill that Boosts Servicemembers’ Pay and Includes Murphy Measures to Strengthen National Security and Support Our Troops
    September 23, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, an annual bill that authorizes military spending and sets defense policy. The bill contains numerous provisions spearheaded by Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., who serves as the Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations. These include measures to protect U.S. servicemembers from threats...

  • Murphy Statement on White House Meeting with President Biden to Discuss Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and Build Back Better Act
    September 22, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., issued the following statement after she and a small group of other congressional Democrats met with President Biden at the White House to discuss the path forward for enacting the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the  Build Back Better Act : “My meeting with the President was positive and productive, with a candid exchange of ideas and a shared sense of purpose among all of us present. I emphasized the importance of...

  • Murphy to Host Virtual Info Session on Service Academies, Nomination Process
    September 16, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., today announced she will be hosting a virtual Service Academy Information Session on Wednesday, Sept. 22, for parents and students to learn about the educational opportunities in our nation’s service academies and the application process for each of these prestigious institutions, including congressional nominations. Murphy, a  member —  of the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors, will be joined during the event by...

  • Murphy Secures Key Provisions in Defense Policy Bill Approved by House Armed Services Committee
    September 2, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—The House Armed Services Committee today approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, an annual bill that authorizes military spending and sets defense policy. The bill, which is expected to be brought to the floor of the House of Representatives in the coming weeks, contains numerous provisions spearheaded by Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., who serves as the Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations. These...

  • Murphy Announces Virtual Panel for Black Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
    August 25, 2021 | Press Releases

    ORLANDO—U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., today announced that she will host  a virtual Black Business Month Panel on Tuesday, August 31, 2021  with Black Central Florida leaders to provide guidance and resources for entrepreneurs and small business owners. The panelists have decades of experience building businesses, educating and training the next generation of business owners, and providing support and resources to Black and minority owned businesses in Central...

  • Murphy, Soto Introduce Legislation to Protect Little Wekiva River
    August 20, 2021 | Press Releases

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto introduced the Little Wekiva River Protection Act, which would add the Little Wekiva River to the National Park Service’s Wild and Scenic Rivers program — , a designation that would provide the river with federal funding and other forms of federal support so that the river, once restored, can be preserved for present and future generations. Earlier this month, Murphy visited the Seminole County river to view the ecological damage it...

  • 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...

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