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WASHINGTON, DC -- Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Navy Combat Veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, announced today their endorsement of Kathleen Murphy for the Virginia House of Delegates.

Virginia's Educators Endorse Delegate Kathleen Murphy's Re-Election Campaign

Delegate Kathleen Murphy has received the endorsement of the Virginia Education Association (VEA), the largest community of teachers and school support professionals in the Commonwealth. With over 60,000 educator members across the state, the VEA is a fierce advocate for the improvement of our public schools, and is active in supporting Virginia legislators and policymakers who represent the interests of our parents, schools, and children.

This week, Delegate Murphy announced her expanded “office hours” schedule in an effort to provide constituents more opportunities to meet with her across the 34th district. 

“I am always looking for ways to be more accessible to my constituents,” said Delegate Murphy. “I encourage anyone to make an appointment to speak with me by phone or in-person. But holding office hours has been a great way to visit the different parts of my district and offer more folks a chance to sit down one-on-one and closer to home.”

Delegate Kathleen Murphy released the following statement in recognition of the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings:

Published in The Fairfax Times on March 24, 2017 by the Times Staff:

Published by Inside Nova ( on March 8, 2017.

Editor: In the midst of the post-election stock price surge, known as the “Trump Bump,” one set of stocks has fared particularly well: for-profit colleges.

RICHMOND, VA - On Friday, Governor McAuliffe signed Delegate Kathleen Murphy’s House Bill 2040, which protects students from exploitation by unscrupulous for-profit colleges. Too many for-profit schools take advantage of students by failing to disclose that their credits are not transferable, that they are not accredited and that they are not financially solvent.

McLean, VA – The Sierra Club Virginia Chapter recognized Delegate Kathleen Murphy today with a 100% rating for her 2016 voting record. Delegate Murphy is one of only 24 Delegates to have scored a perfect rating. 

The annual Virginia General Assembly Climate and Energy Scorecard grades the Commonwealth’s state-level elected officials on their votes during the 2016 General Assembly Session on legislation that will have a direct impact on Virginia’s energy policy and strategy to fight climate change.

Richmond, VA -- The Loudoun Times-Mirror reported that Loudoun County Public School officials offered "largely hypothetical" figures concerning the cost of full-day kindergarten implementation at a recent school board working session.  Both Delegate Kathleen Murphy (D-34) and Delegate John Bell (D-87) call on the school administration and School Board to offer a concrete plan that covers all aspects of implementation so that every child will have the option for a full day of kindergarten in Loudoun County.  

MCLEAN-- Today, EMILY’s List, the nation’s most influential resource for women in politics, endorsed Kathleen Murphy for reelection in the 2015 legislative cycle.

"I am proud to receive this endorsement from EMILY’s List. I look forward to working with them to fight for the issues so important to women" said Delegate Kathleen Murphy. “I will continue to fight for measures that support a strong local economy, safe communities, and the education system our children need and deserve.”