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04/23/2019
HARRISBURG – Fourth-grade students at the Upper Moreland Intermediate School who argued that school buses should have seatbelts and padding have been named winners in the 2019 “There Ought to Be a Law” contest sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia).
04/17/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined colleagues for a rally Tuesday to urge the Legislature to change the way it redistricts every 10 years.
04/09/2019
HARRISBURG—The House has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to criminalize the act of female genital mutilation (FGM).
04/04/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler demanding the EPA regulate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluoro octane sulfonate (PFOS) contaminants found in local drinking water.
04/03/2019
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host an Addiction Education and Informational Forum and Expo to help families learn how to best obtain support for themselves and family members with an addiction. The topics for discussion will include the steps through recovery, how to use Narcan, and the signs someone is suffering from addiction.
03/21/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host his first Addiction Education and Informational Forum and Expo to help families learn how best to prevent drug addiction.
03/12/2019
HARRISBURG—The House Judiciary Committee has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to criminalize the act of female genital mutilation (FGM).
02/28/2019
HARRISBURG— To help his constituents find help with federal issues, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a staff member from the office of U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for a special constituent service day.
02/14/2019
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement after the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Action Plan on PFAS:
02/07/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has sent a letter to Archbishop Charles J. Chaput asking that the recently created Independent Reparations and Reconciliation Program (IRRP) be amended to cover sexual abuse perpetrated by people other than priests who worked for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
01/31/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) this morning stood with Gov. Tom Wolf to announce he would sponsor legislation to enact the governor’s proposal to fund infrastructure improvements through a severance tax on natural gas.
01/18/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been reassigned to the House Human Services Committee.
01/01/2019
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) was sworn in today to his seventh term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
11/21/2018
HARRISBURG—Reps. Tod Stephens (R-Montgomery) and Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced that the Wolf administration will hold a public hearing in Harrisburg to share information about perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and to receive input from representatives of government, industry and advocacy groups.
10/31/2018
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced that the Bryn Athyn School District, the Hatboro-Horsham School District, Upper Moreland School District, Lower Moreland School District, Upper Dublin School District and Philadelphia School District have been awarded safe schools grants.