Murt Statement on Threats from Philadelphia Colleague

Aug. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) issued the following statement on his conversation with Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) in which Sims threatened Murt after Murt issued a memo along with Reps. Kevin Boyle (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery), Pam DeLissio (D-Philadephia/Montogmery) and Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) seeking co-sponsors for his legislation to create a LGBTQ+ Bill of Rights:

Committee Explores Effect of COVID-19 on Mental Health

Jul. 29, 2020 /

Committee Explores Effect of COVID-19 on Mental Health

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), majority chairman of the House Human Services Committee, held an informational meeting to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of Pennsylvania residents and how the mental health community is addressing those needs – particularly in rural areas.

Murt Requests Clarification on State Mitigation Efforts for Schools

Jul. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—Responding to concerns of Montgomery County parents and teachers, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) sent a letter to Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera seeking clarification on the state’s COVID-19 mitigation directives for schools.

Murt Urges Baseball Hall of Fame to Induct Dick Allen

Jun. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined his colleagues in the House in passing a resolution calling for Richard "Dick" Allen to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Murt Bill to Improve Mental Health Parity Passes House

May. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—The House has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to require insurance companies show the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance that they are offering mental health coverage with the same parity as they do coverage for physical illness.

Murt Office Closed for Two Weeks

Mar. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG: Consistent with the governor’s directive to protect the public from the COVID-19 virus, the office of Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) at 19 South York Road will be closed to the public for two weeks at the close of business today.

Murt Demands Investigation into 1985 Sex Abuse Case in Lower Merion

Mar. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will introduce a resolution urging the House Children and Youth Committee to establish a subcommittee to investigate a former Lower Merion School District teacher who has been accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student in 1985 at Bala Cynwyd Middle School.

Murt to Help Students Pack Food with Students

Mar. 05, 2020 /

WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will join students of Pennypack Elementary School to load a truck with food collected by the students for delivery to Lehman Church for their food pantry.

Upper Moreland Awarded School Safety Grant

Feb. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (Montgomery/Philadelphia) today announced that the Upper Moreland School District will receive a grant to improve security at its schools.

Murt to Host Veteran Reunion at Capitol on Feb. 16

Feb. 14, 2020 /

WHAT: Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery) will host veterans who served alongside him from 1990 to 2008 in Iraq for informational meetings and guest speakers at the Pennsylvania State Capitol. Guest speakers include Reps. Thomas P. Murt, Ed.D and Kerry Benninghof; Maj. Gen. Anthony Carrell; Pennsylvania adjutant general and a Department of Military and Veterans Affairs representative.

Murt Named Chair of Human Services Committee

Jan. 08, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been appointed chairman of the House Human Services Committee by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).

Turzai Appoints Murt, Day to New Committee Chairmanships

Jan. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today he has appointed Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery) to serve as chair of the Human Services Committee and Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) as chair of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee during the 2019-20 Legislative Session.