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My Turn: Leaving behind No Child Left Behind

...the Republican chairman, Sen. Lamar Alexander from Tennessee, worked closely with his counterpart, Democrat Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. All members of the committee were asked for their ideas and many were accepted into the base bill. During...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-14/my-turn-leaving-behind-no-child-left-
Opinion
Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

...negotiated by Reid and Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Patty Murray, D-Wash., would resolve that issue by establishing...including from champions for women's health care like Patty Murray, that certainly seems like the kind of thing the president...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-22/obama-ag-nominee-confirmation
Not For Web
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...Sen. John Boozman could be the next chairman.BUDGET: Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions would replace Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state as chairman and is likely to move swiftly to pass a budget. Sessions is a fierce opponent of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/republican-senate-means-changing-chairm
State
GOP, Dems try to repackage arguments for the new year

...of the middle class."The ongoing budget debate could be the wild card. The Senate's Democratic budget chief, Patty Murray of Washington, and her House counterpart, Republican Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, crafted a spending deal in early December...

http://juneauempire.com/bill-barrow/2014-01-02/gop-dems-try-repackage-arguments-
Sen. Murkowski and her 'Senate Sisters' come through

...soon attracted two powerful women on the Democratic side of the aisle - Senators Barbara Mikulski, of Maryland, and Patty Murray, of Washington. Together these five women formed the nexus of a 13-member Senate bipartisan committee who hammered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-20/sen-murkowski-and-her-senate-sisters-
Opinion
Senate fails to keep student loan rates low

...example of how out of touch Republicans in Congress are with the struggles of everyday American families," said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.Rep. John Kline, the Republican chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, similarly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-10/senate-fails-keep-student-loan-rates-lo
State
Senate women unite in fighting sexual assault

...necessarily a woman's issue, but one of justice and fairness.With several female colleagues listening, four-term Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., hailed the record 20 women in the 100-member Senate, but insisted that history should not be limited...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-11-20/senate-women-unite-fighting-sex
2013 ending on an up note

...spending cuts that would've harmed our recovering economy. This is the result of a budget deal hammered out by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc). As noted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who was one of 12 Republican Senators...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-22/2013-ending-note-kate-troll
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Wrong bill, right idea

...start up yet another arm of federal bureaucracy.But something has to be done. The unemployment numbers cited by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are stark: She said 720,000 vets are unemployed nationwide, and 220,000 of them have served since...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-09-20/empire-editorial-wrong-bill-right-ide
Opinion
Vets jobs bill bogs down in Senate

...Democratic officials did not have an estimate for how many veterans would be hired as a result of the legislation. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said much would depend upon the number of applicants. She noted that more than 720,000 veterans are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-20/vets-jobs-bill-bogs-down-senate
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