Sen. Christopher Murphy
Senator from Connecticut
|Dates||Title||State / District|
|Representative||Connecticut's 5th District|
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Our unique analysis of the bills Murphy has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Murphy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Christopher Murphy sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism
- Member, Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation
- Member, Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Some of Murphy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 516: Every Child Counts Act
- S. 514: Promise Neighborhoods Authorization Act of 2015
- S. 329: Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act
- S.Res. 29: A resolution condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris, offering condolences to the families ...
- S. 26: American Jobs Matter Act of 2015
- S. 2993: Students Before Profits Act
- S. 2911: Super Pollutants Act of 2014
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From Jan 2013 to Mar 2015, Murphy missed 4 of 723 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
Recent Legislative Activity
Joint Resolution Passed 53/46
Sen. Murphy [D-CT]: NayMar 4, 2015 11:38 a.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 53/45
Sen. Murphy [D-CT]: NayMar 3, 2015 2:18 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 47/43
Sen. Murphy [D-CT]: NayMar 2, 2015 5:30 p.m.