Representative Tim Murphy

MEDIA ADVISORY:

**Monday, December 5, at 2:30PM**

BIPARTISAN HOUSE & SENATE MENTAL HEALTH LEADERS TO CALL FOR SENATE PASSAGE OF MENTAL HEALTH REFORM

Bipartisan, bicameral leaders on mental health will call for sending mental health reform to the president’s desk

For Immediate Release: December 2, 2016
Contact: Carly Atchison 202.225.2301     

Washington, D.C. —Following House passage of bipartisan mental health reforms earlier this week, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers will join an audience of mental health experts and advocates on Monday to celebrate House passage of mental health reform and urge their colleagues to support the bill in the Senate. Leaders on mental health U.S. Representative Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) will join U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), and U.S. Representative Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, to recognize advocates and emphasize why it’s critical that the president sign mental health reform into law before the end of the year. 

The Senate is expected to vote on the bill next week. 

   WHO:   U.S. Representative Tim Murphy (R-Pa.)
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.)
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Tex.)
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Tex.)
U.S. Representative Fred Upton (R-Mich.), 
            
                                                                            
     
   WHAT:   Press Conference
     
   WHEN:   Monday, December 5th at 2:30pm
   
   WHERE:    SVC 201-00
U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C.
     
   CONTACT:   Carly Atchison (Tim Murphy) 202-225-2301
 
Laura Maloney (Chris Murphy) 202-228-1056
 
John Cummins (Cassidy) 202-224-5824
 
Cameron Trimble  (Johnson) 202-225-8885
 
Margaret Atkinson (Alexander) 202-224-2465
Drew Brandewie (Cornyn) 202-224-0704
Jennifer Sherman (Upton) (202) 226-4972
     

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