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06/25/2014
HARRISBURG-- In a move to better protect children from exploitation, an amendment offered by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to require those convicted of trafficking in children to register as sex offenders has passed the House.
06/10/2014
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to make it a crime to disseminate an intimate image of another person has passed the House.
05/29/2014
HARRISBURG -- A fourth-grader who argued that school buses should have seatbelts has been named the overall winner of the 2014 “There Ought to Be a Law” contest sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia).
05/14/2014
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been appointed by House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Dave Reed (R-Indiana) to participate in a detailed study of the current design of Pennsylvania’s benefit’s structures as part of the committee’s “Empowering Opportunities: Gateways Out of Poverty” initiative.
05/13/2014
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host local businesses at the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology, 3075 Terwood Road, in Willow Grove, to help the teacher’s students gain real world incite and contacts.
05/09/2014
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host the Disabled American Veterans’ (DAV) Mobile Service Office at his district office on Friday, May 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
05/06/2014
HARRISBURG-A resolution sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to honor the contributions of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Theatrical and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to the economy of Pennsylvania has passed the House.
05/05/2014
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia ) will discuss House Resolution 691, which will commemorate May as SAG-AFTRA Month in Pennsylvania. Murt will also discuss the union’s contributions to the state.
04/29/2014
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to make it a crime to disseminate an intimate image of another person has passed the House Judiciary Committee.
04/21/2014
HARRISBURG--Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced he will co-sponsor legislation to allow the spouse of a disabled veteran to receive an important real estate tax exemption should the veteran become deceased before being deemed fully disabled and eligible.
04/04/2014
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will co-sponsor legislation to create a new Educational Improvement Opportunity Tax Credit program to authorize $50 million in tax credits for businesses that contribute to an Education Improvement Organization that provides grants to school districts with low-achieving schools as a way of improving their academic performance.
04/02/2014
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a free paper shredding and recycling event to give local residents the opportunity to safely destroy personal paperwork and properly dispose of electronic equipment.
03/27/2014
HARRISBURG--Mammograms are a critical tool in protecting women in the fight against cancer. To increase the accessibility of this vital screening, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host the Fox Chase Cancer Center mobile mammography unit at his district office on April 25.
03/21/2014
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a special informational meeting to outline the strategies and programs available to help parents save for their child’s college education. Attendees will receive tips on 529 plans, education tax breaks, student loans and more.
03/11/2014
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a panel discussion with Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) designed to educate small business owners, those considering starting a small business, or anyone in the com¬munity interested in learning about the ways all levels of government support and encourage small business initiatives.