Senator Patty Murray (above) is the Chair of the Budget Committee. Friday, her office issued the following:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 8th, 2013
CONTACT: Murray Press Office
Murray Discusses Challenges for Military Spouses at Symposium in Tacoma
(Washington, D.C.) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) discussed employment challenges and opportunities for military spouses at the 2013 Military Officers Association of America's Military Spouse Symposium in Tacoma. The event, titled "Keeping a Career on the Move," brought service members, veterans, and military spouses together with local business experts and employers. Senator Murray's remarks focused on the challenges that military spouses face to support their loved ones and her personal experiences from growing up in a military family. As the former Chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Senator Murray is a leader in Washington on issues to service members, veterans and their families.
The full text of Senator Murray's speech follows: