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HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a road dedication to honor a local Marine who gave his life serving during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
HARRISBURG-- The House Finance Committee has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to eliminate the inheritance tax for children with disabilities who inherit property or assets from their parents.
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) will host a job expo for students of the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology that will bring together students seeking careers and local business and government officials looking for employees.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (Montgomery/Philadelphia) this week argued for the continued funding of a state grant for health and human service programs to aid families dealing with Tourette syndrome, the Pennsylvania Early Intervention Program, and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host the Disabled American Veterans’ (DAV) van at his district office, 19 S. York Road in Hatboro, on Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) is hosting a candlelight vigil to promote peace, tolerance and understanding in the community. This event is being held in response to the recent, unsolicited, local distribution of literature promoting discrimination and intolerance.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host an Emergency Responders and Military Opportunities Day to give high school and college students, as well as those seeking new employment options, the chance to learn more about careers in the military or as a first responder. The event is being co-hosted by Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Montgomery).
HARRISBURG—The AHA Foundation, a human rights organization founded by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, today endorsed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to criminalize the act of female genital mutilation (FGM).
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) will host a press conference on his legislation to make female genital mutilation illegal in Pennsylvania. Murt will be joined by George Zarubin, executive director of the AHA Foundation. The AHA Foundation was founded by human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) is reminding veterans who served during the Vietnam War that they are eligible to receive a commemorative lapel pin acknowledging their sacrifice.
HARRISBURG—A grant requested by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to fight pollution of the Pennypack Creek Watershed has been approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).
BLUE BELL – Working to ensure veterans have the support and services they need, area lawmakers are joining together to host a Veterans Expo on Monday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon in College Hall at Montgomery County Community College.
HARRISBURG– Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) that would impose a severance tax on natural gas extracted in Pennsylvania has passed the House Finance Committee. It will now move to the whole House for consideration.
WHAT: Reps. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) and Madeleine Dean (D-Montgomery) will host an Overdose Awareness Walk and Hope Expo to draw attention to the growing crisis of opioid addiction in the community. The Overdose Awareness Walk will start at Hatboro Baptist Church, proceed south on York Road to Horsham Road, cross York Road and return north on York Road back to the church. The Expo will take place on the church grounds from 1-4 p.m.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) and Stephen Kinsey (D-Philadelphia) have introduced legislation, House Bill 1809, prohibiting the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on children across the Commonwealth.