Patty Murray, U.S. Senator from Washington

Patty Murray

U.S. Senator from Washington

Patricia Lynn Murray (nee Johns) was born in October 1950 in Bothell, Washington.   She earned a B.A. degree in physical education from Washington State University and was a school teacher for several years.

She entered the political arena as a lobbyist for environmental and educational issues. She served four years as a member of the Washington Senate and has been a member of the United States Senate since January 1993.

She is married to Rob and has two grown children. She is a Catholic.

In the News…

In recent months, the Food and Drug Administration and other federal agencies have struggled to explain their responses to varied issues the American public is facing.

Concerns over health issues, inflation, fuel costs, and supply chains have accumulated. Of particular interest in a recent Senate hearing was the FDA’s role in simultaneous efforts to address the pandemic and ease a shortage of infant formula while at the same time working to protect abortion interests.

Senator Patty Murray expressed these frustrations to the FDA regarding its actions. “There were plenty of warning signs about this crisis,” she said. “And it seems like people responsible for safety and supply here just blew through each and every one of them.”

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Senator Murray today? You can let her know at:

The Honorable Patty Murray
Senator from Washington
154 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510


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