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  • News: Murphy: Health Care Reform Must be Transparent, Bipartisan
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., issued the following statement today after House Republican leadership pulled the American Health Care Act from consideration on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Statement from U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy: “I believe every American should have access to quality, affordable health care, which is why I’m pleased House leadership pulled this bill from consideration. We must reform the Affordable Care Act, but it should... Read more

  • News: Murphy Offers Prestigious Congressional Summer Internship Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., is accepting applications for her 2017 congressional summer internship program – a highly selective opportunity for college students to learn about the legislative process through hands-on work experience. Prospective students may apply for internships in Murphy’s Washington D.C., Orlando, or Sanford offices. The two summer sessions begin on May 30 and July 5, and the application deadline is Friday, March 31. More details and the applicat... Read more

  • News: Reps. Murphy, Brat, and Knight Introduce Bipartisan Commercial Market Representatives Clarification Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce and Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access, introduced H.R. 1597, the Commercial Market Representatives Clarification Act of 2017. Rep. Steve Knight (R-Calif.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce, also joined as an original cosponsor. This legislation will give a clear job description to Commercial Marketing Representatives at ... Read more

  • News: Representatives Murphy, Soto, Demings Send Regional Transportation Priorities to Trump Administration
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Stephanie Murphy (FL-7), Darren Soto (FL-9) and Val Demings (FL10) sent a letter to the White House Budget Director outlining regional transportation infrastructure priority projects in Central Florida. President Trump has made increased infrastructure spending a central part of his agenda. The letter by Reps. Murphy, Soto and Demings provides the Trump Administration with a list of priority transportation infrastructure projects in their region for potential inclusion in ... Read more

  • News: Murphy Opposes Health Care Bill Following CBO Report
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., said today she will oppose the American Health Care Act in its current form following an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that projected 14 million Americans would lose their coverage next year if the bill became law – a number that would grow to 24 million people by 2026. Statement by U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy: “Every American deserves access to quality, affordable health care, and I will not vote f... Read more

  • News: Representatives Murphy, Demings and Soto Announce DOJ Funds to Assist Victims of Pulse Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), U.S. Representative Val Demings (FL-10), and U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime is awarding nearly $8.5 million to assist victims of the June 12, 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting. The funds, which will be provided through the DOJ’s Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance program, will be used to help victims, witnesses, and first responders receive vital services, and ... Read more

  • News: Murphy Introduces Bill to Help Reduce Fatalities from Gun Incidents
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., today introduced legislation to repeal a provision in federal law that essentially prohibits the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and all other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from researching gun violence and firearm injury prevention. Murphy’s legislation, called the Gun Violence Research Act, would support evidence-based research that examines the causes of gun violence and methods... Read more

  • News: Murphy, Soto Applaud New Funding Intended to Provide $3 Million for UCF PTSD Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) and Darren Soto (FL-09) applauded a provision in the 2017 defense appropriations bill that is intended to provide $3 million in new funding for the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) RESTORES Clinic, which uses virtual reality to treat military service members, veterans and first responders with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The funding is in the advanced concepts and simulation budget – now increased from $27.688 million to ... Read more

  • News: Murphy Expresses Support for Puerto Rican Statehood
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., this morning spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives expressing support for Puerto Rican statehood so American citizens living in Puerto Rico can have full voting rights and equal treatment under all federal laws. Murphy highlighted her support on the 100th anniversary of the Jones-Shafroth Act – the law that granted U.S. citizenship to individuals born in Puerto Rico. Watch the Congresswoman's floor speech: The text of th... Read more

  • News: Murphy Invites Pulse Nightclub Shooting First Responder to the President’s Address to Joint Session of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy from Winter Park, Fla., has invited Dr. Marc Levy, a surgeon who saved the lives of victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting last summer, to be her special guest at the president’s first address to a joint session of Congress. Levy has called for more scientific and medical research on gun violence – from root causes to improved medical treatment – in order to save lives. Murphy invited Levy to raise awareness on gun violence and to encourage Congress and the p... Read more

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