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Murphy, Erin


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Saint Paul, MN

House 2007-2012 (District 64A); House 2013-Present (District 64A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/13/1960 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Columbus, Wisconsin Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Female Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  Executive Director Minnesota Nurses Association/Registered Nurse

EDUCATION

Janesville High School, Wisconsin; Secondary;
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; B.S.; Nursing, 1984
College of St. Catherine; M.A.; Organizational Leadership-Health Care, 2005
University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute; Fellowship; Policy Fellow, 2005-2006

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State AgencyMinnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning (Community Relations) ??/??/19?? to ??/??/????
State Attorney General StaffMinnesota Office of the Attorney General (Legislative Director) ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Joe Faust
Children: Two children: Bridget and Anna (daughters, twins)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She moved to Minnesota in 1988.

Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.

Total Days Served: 2789

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 88th (2013-2014)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/2012 Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
District: 64A Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Nursing Faculty
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Rules and Legislative Administration (Chair) Minutes
Leadership Position: Majority Leader

Legislative Session: 87th (2011-2012)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 64A Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Executive Director
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  
Committees:
Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
Health and Human Services Reform Minutes
Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

Legislative Session: 86th (2009-2010)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/4/2008 Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
District: 64A Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Executive Director
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  
Committees:
Finance Subcommittee: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Minutes
Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Minutes
Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Subcommittee: Licensing Division Minutes
Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes
Taxes Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

Legislative Session: 85th (2007-2008)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
District: 64A Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Executive Director Minnesota Nurses Association/Registered Nurse
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Finance Subcommittee: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division-Early Childhood Learning Finance Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Minutes
Health and Human Services Minutes
Health and Human Services Subcommittee: Licensing Minutes
Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2014 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2008 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "Fixing Health Care: Murphy Mixes Passions for Health Care, Politics." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 26, 2007, p. 16.




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