Murt Bill to Increase Lottery Profits for Seniors Passes State House

Jun. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—The House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, to increase lottery profits by lowering the rate of return of lottery games. The increased profits would go to programs for seniors that are funded by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

Murt Leads Aging Committee in Investigating State’s Senior Housing Needs

Jun. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—Pennsylvania’s changing demographics are placing demands on the state’s seniors as they search for housing that better serves their changing needs. To better understand those needs, the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), held an informational hearing on how the state can improve senior housing options.

Murt to Host Military Family Information Day

May. 28, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a special Military Family Information Day to help veterans and their loved ones learn more about the services available to them.

Murt Bill to Increase Lottery Profits for Seniors Passes House

May. 15, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—The House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee has unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), chairman of the committee, to increase lottery profits by lowering the rate of return of lottery games. The increased profits would go to programs for seniors that are funded by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

Murt’s Disability Walk Set for May 19

May. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG -- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a walk to raise awareness of intellectual disabilities on Sunday, May 19, 1:30 p.m. Registration is at 1 p.m.

Murt to Host Rally, Discussion on Dementia

May. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a panel discussion on the challenges of treating dementia and the struggles families endure caring for loved ones.

Murt Committee Investigates Department of Aging Failure to Investigate Elder Abuse in Timely Manner

Apr. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—The House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), joined the Senate Aging and Youth Committee to investigate the Office of the State Inspector General's (OSIG) report detailing the failure of local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) to investigate cases of elder abuse and neglect in a timely manner as required by law.

Murt Announces Winners in ‘There Ought to Be a Law’ Contest

Apr. 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).

Murt to Host Drug Addiction Education and Informational Forum and Expo

Apr. 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.