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Running head: MEMBER OF CONGRESS Deis1 University of Phoenix Vernice Deis Get to Know Your Member of Congress March 20, 2011
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Running head: MEMBER OF CONGRESS Deis2 The U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 18 th district is Republican Tim Murphy. Currently, Congressman Murphy is serving his fourth term in the House of Representatives. With a doctoral degree in psychology, Congressman Murphy has devoted much of his time in office to promoting healthcare issues. He is also “co-chair of the 21st Century Healthcare Caucus, Mental Health Caucus, GOP Doctor’s Caucus, and Men’s Health Caucus, giving him a platform to educate other members of Congress and the public on ways to make healthcare more affordable and accessible for all families” (n.d., para. 2). These accomplishments in the House of Representatives are a continuation of the hard work and dedication Congressman Murphy has put forth to help our great nation. Before his tenure in Congress, Congressman Murphy served his country on the state and local level by being a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1997-2002 (Murphy, 2009, para. 7). While serving in the Pennsylvania Senate, he penned the state’s unique Patient Bill of Rights, worked to increase funding for medical research, promoted bills that require responsibility and transparency regarding fiscal management of government,
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