Patty Murray and Public Health

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1/11/2022 Senators grill Biden administration about confusion over CDC guidance, testing shortages ‚Äì FOX13 News Memphis WASHINGTON ‚Ai The nation‚Aos top public health officials testified before a Senate committee Tuesday about the federal government‚Aos response to the Omicron variant.They faced criticism over testing shortages and confusion about the ... isolation and quarantine guidance confusing and frustrating,‚Au said Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).‚AuI‚Aom not questioning the science,‚Au said Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC). ‚AuI‚Aom glad you refrain from testing mandates ...
1/11/2022 Senators grill Biden administration about confusion over CDC guidance, testing shortages - NewsBreak WASHINGTON ‚Ai The nation‚Aos top public health officials testified before a Senate committee Tuesday about the federal government‚Aos response to the Omicron variant.They faced criticism over testing shortages and confusion about the ... isolation and quarantine guidance confusing and frustrating,‚Au said Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).‚AuI‚Aom not questioning the science,‚Au said Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC). ‚AuI‚Aom glad you refrain from testing mandates ...
8/20/2021 US extends border restrictions with Canada, Mexico through Sept. 21 ... The extension comes just 12 days after Canada opened its border to vaccinated Americans on Aug. 8. ‚AuIn coordination with public health and medical experts, DHS continues working closely with its partners across the United ... lawmakers like Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray have been lobbying DHS to open the border or make exemptions for places like Point Roberts, but their efforts have apparently failed with ...
8/20/2021 US extends COVID-19 border restrictions with Canada, Mexico through Sept. 21 | 9news.com ... public health and medical experts, DHS continues working closely with its partners across the United States and internationally to determine how to safely and sustainably resume normal travel,‚Au DHS said in a statement.Many Washingtonians and businesses, especially those in the northern part of the state, will be disappointed by the news .Washington lawmakers like Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray have been lobbying DHS ...
8/20/2021 US extends COVID-19 border restrictions with Canada, Mexico through Sept. 21 | cbs8.com ... public health and medical experts, DHS continues working closely with its partners across the United States and internationally to determine how to safely and sustainably resume normal travel,‚Au DHS said in a statement.Many Washingtonians and businesses, especially those in the northern part of the state, will be disappointed by the news .Washington lawmakers like Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray have been lobbying DHS ...
8/20/2021 US extends COVID-19 border restrictions with Canada, Mexico through Sept. 21 ... public health and medical experts, DHS continues working closely with its partners across the United States and internationally to determine how to safely and sustainably resume normal travel,‚Au DHS said in a statement. Many Washingtonians and businesses, especially those in the northern part of the state, will be disappointed by the news. Washington lawmakers like Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray have been lobbying DHS ...
8/11/2021 Senator Murray Statement on Historic Budget Resolution US Senate ... Better through the budget reconciliation process Murray pushes forward historic investments in child care, paid leave, affordable housing, higher education, public health, climate action, and the care economy Sen. Murray: ‚AuBy adopting this budget resolution ... part of our state.‚Au (Washington, D.C.) Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, hailed the Senate‚Aos passage of a budget resolution as ...
8/9/2021 Senator Murray Outlines Priorities for Budget Resolution US Senate ... released the text of the budget resolution that the Senate is expected to vote on later this week, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee ... pandemic and an economic crisis shouldn‚Aot we rebuild our public health departments? Shouldn‚Aot we rebuild our economy? Shouldn‚Aot we address the deep-seated inequities that have made things so much worse for ...
8/9/2021 Senator Murray Outlines Priorities for Budget Resolution US Senate ... released the text of the budget resolution that the Senate is expected to vote on later this week, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee ... pandemic and an economic crisis shouldn‚Aot we rebuild our public health departments? Shouldn‚Aot we rebuild our economy? Shouldn‚Aot we address the deep-seated inequities that have made things so much worse for ...
8/3/2021 Senator Murray Statement on New CDC Eviction Moratorium US Senate ... public health.‚Au For more information on how to access federal rental assistance see more from the U.S. Department of Treasury and Washington State Department of Commerce Tenants and landlords can also use the CFPB‚Aos new locator tool to find out where they can apply for emergency rental assistance. Washington, D.C. ‚Ai Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee ...
7/28/2021 After Pandemic Missteps: Senators Seek Lessons for Future Emergencies Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee played the blame game for false steps during the pandemic. At a hearing on Tuesday, HELP committee chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.) said the nation was ill-equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic because of a weak and underfunded public health infrastructure. She called for an end to the pattern of ‚Aucrisis and complacency‚Au in public ...
7/27/2021 After Pandemic Missteps: Senators Seek Lessons for Future Emergencies Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee played the blame game for false steps during the pandemic.At a hearing on Tuesday, HELP committee chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.) said the nation was ill-equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic because of a weak and underfunded public health infrastructure. She called for an end to the pattern of "crisis and complacency" in public health ...
6/9/2021 Senator Murray: President Biden's Health Department Budget Offers ‚ÄúRoadmap for Progress‚Äù US Senate ... Murray: President Biden‚Aos Health Department Budget Offers ‚AuRoadmap for Progress‚Au Jun 09 2021 Budget proposes increased investments in public health, biomedical research, health equity, mental health and substance use disorders, women‚Aos health ... years to come.‚Au (Washington, D.C.) ‚Ai Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) chaired a hearing of the Senate Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee focused on President ...
4/13/2021 Merkley Leads Colleagues in Push to Support West Coast Fishermen and Seafood Processorsst Fishermen and Seafood Processors US Senate ... Merkley is leading a group of nine lawmakers‚Aiincluding U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Alex Padilla (D-CA), and Patty Murray (D-WA), and Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR ... of USDA commodity purchasing programs.‚AuAs you know, the ongoing public health crisis related to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic disaster throughout the U.S. economy. These economic disruptions have been particularly acute ...
4/12/2021 Press Release | Press Releases | News | U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon US Senate ... Merkley is leading a group of nine lawmakers‚Aiincluding U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Alex Padilla (D-CA), and Patty Murray (D-WA), and Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR ... of USDA commodity purchasing programs.‚AuAs you know, the ongoing public health crisis related to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic disaster throughout the U.S. economy. These economic disruptions have been particularly acute ...
4/8/2021 A conversation on the future of US health care with Sen. Patty Murray A conversation on the future of US health care with Sen. Patty Murray Michael Goldberg April 8, 2021Any health care bills that make it to President Biden‚Aos desk will first need to go ... has jurisdiction over proposed legislation and matters related to health, public health, aging, and a broad range of other issues. The Morning Wire: Keeping you informed on politics, policies, and personalities of Washington State.With ...
3/31/2021 Senator Murray Emphasizes Importance of Vaccine Equity with Washington State Public Health Experts, Discusses Key Provisions of American Rescue Plan US Senate Senator Murray Emphasizes Importance of Vaccine Equity with Washington State Public Health Experts, Discusses Key Provisions of American Rescue Plan Mar 31 2021 Last week, Senator Murray announced 27 community health centers in Washington state ... OF THE EVENT HERE Seattle, WA ‚Ai Today U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chair of the Senate health committee, hosted a roundtable with local public health officials from across Washington state to hear about the state ...
3/26/2021 COVID isn't over, but Congress is starting prep for the next pandemic PBS ... together on legislation that will ‚Aumake sure nothing like [COVID-19] ever happens again,‚Au as the influential Democratic Sen. Patty Murray (Wash.) put it. They will work, too, to diagnose the problems and important ... the clearest indication yet that the coronavirus pandemic may, as public health advocates hope, snap lawmakers out of a longstanding pattern of funding public health programs in a panic, then letting dollars lag over time ...
3/25/2021 Press Releases | Press | Chair's Newsroom | Chair | The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions US Senate ... Murray, Ranking Member Burr Seek Input from Stakeholders on Workforce Policies (Washington, D.C.) ‚Ai Today, at the direction of Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ranking Member Richard Burr (R-NC), the Health, Education, Labor ... working families‚Aiwhich means investing in job-creating priorities like public health and transportation infrastructure, child care, and the health care workforce‚Aibut also, making sure workers have the training to take on jobs in ...
3/25/2021 Rachel Levine confirmed as assistant health secretary MSN ... was also former president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) ‚Ai a nonprofit that represents the public health agencies of all 50 states, U.S. territories, D.C. and the three freely associated ... chief Michael Regan and U.S. trade envoy Katherine Tai .Senator Patty Murray of Washington tweeted after the vote, ". @SecretaryLevine has been on the frontlines of this pandemic, which is why she knows firsthand what our ...
3/25/2021 Rachel Levine confirmed as assistant health secretary Yahoo News ... was also former president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) ‚Ai a nonprofit that represents the public health agencies of all 50 states, U.S. territories, D.C. and the three freely associated ... chief Michael Regan and U.S. trade envoy Katherine Tai .Senator Patty Murray of Washington tweeted after the vote, ". @SecretaryLevine has been on the frontlines of this pandemic, which is why she knows firsthand what our ...
3/25/2021 Dr. Rachel Levine is the new assistant health secretary ‚Äî and the first openly transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate - CBS News CBS News ... was also former president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) ‚Ai a nonprofit that represents the public health agencies of all 50 states, U.S. territories, D.C. and the three freely associated ... chief Michael Regan and U.S. trade envoy Katherine Tai .Senator Patty Murray of Washington tweeted after the vote, ". @SecretaryLevine has been on the frontlines of this pandemic, which is why she knows firsthand what our ...
3/25/2021 ICYMI: Murray & Rubio: Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent US Senate LockTheClock. Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent By U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL)March 25, 2021 USA Today Were you one of the hundreds of millions of people who woke ... in your house, year-round DST would also offer notable public health benefits. Spending more standard work hours in sunlight would likely reduce rates of seasonal depression , while not having to juggle time changes could ...
3/25/2021 Vivek H. Murthy Confirmed As New Surgeon General ... working with him to address this pandemic and the underlying health inequities it has made way worse,‚Au tweeted Sen. Patty Murray, head of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, calling Murthy a ... doctor.‚AuHe typically serves as a prominent spokesperson on public health issues but has a limited role in policymaking.Murthy, who had previously served the same role in the Obama White House, will have ...
3/25/2021 Representatives Lee, DeGette, Schakowsky, Pressley Joined with Senators Duckworth, Murray, and Hirono to Reintroduce the EACH Act & Repeal the Harmful and Discriminatory Hyde Amendment US House of Representatives ... the EACH Act. A companion bill was also introduced in the U.S. Senate, led by Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI).This legislation would repeal the ... crisis that has pushed millions into poverty and strained out public health system, it is more important than ever that we work to make reproductive health care accessible regardless of income or zip code,‚Au ...