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03/09/2017
HARRISBURG- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) today testified before the House Appropriations Committee to urge the state to adopt a budget that improves funding for individuals with special needs.
02/22/2017
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced that he will hold special outreach office hours in Philadelphia.
01/24/2017
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been reassigned to the Human Services Committee.
01/09/2017
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) wants to remind area veterans of an important upcoming Veterans Town Hall meeting on veterans’ medical benefits.
01/03/2017
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) took the oath of office today to begin his sixth term representing the people of the 152nd District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
01/02/2017
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 152nd Legislative District.
12/15/2016
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has voted to give Lower Moreland Township two grants Murt requested from the Multimodal Transportation Fund.
11/04/2016
HARRISBURG--In a move to learn firsthand the challenges faced by local small businesses, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will volunteer a few hours at a local business.
10/28/2016
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) will speak at the Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance’s traveling exhibit at Bryn Athyn College. The exhibit tells the story of the failed mental health institution, which led to the reform of the treatment of people with special needs.
10/21/2016
WHAT: The House Insurance Committee, led by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), will hold an informational meeting to learn more about temporary licensure of behavioral specialists and two corresponding pieces of legislation: House Bill 1559 (sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt, R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), which would establish a temporary graduate behavior specialist license; and House Bill 2010 (sponsored by Rep. Marguerite Quinn, R-Bucks), which would make it easier for licensed professionals to supervise those working to get their licenses. Both are the result of a 2008 law that created licensure requirements for behavior specialists working with children with autism and the subsequent difficulty in hiring enough specialists to staff caseloads.
10/18/2016
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) reminds those with special needs and their families that they have a new tax-advantaged option for saving for medical costs.
09/27/2016
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a walk to raise awareness of drug addiction and recovery on Saturday, Oct. 2, starting at 1:30 p.m. Registration is at 12:30 p.m.
09/26/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a Job Fair with the Willow Grove Chamber of Commerce.
09/14/2016
HARRISBURG-- Are you a senior citizen with a question about your Medicaid Prescription Drug plan? Need help with your PECO Energy bill? To help you answer those questions, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host his annual Senior Citizen Expo, on Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Huntingdon Valley Library, 625 Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley.
09/09/2016
HARRISBURG—Reps. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) and Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) have issued a letter to the state Secretary of Environmental Protection to request that the agency lower the acceptable levels of perfluorooctane sulphonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the Commonwealth’s drinking water.