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:
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.
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.
HARRIBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to give veterans a discount on state park fees has passed the House.
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.
HARRISBURG— The state House has unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to create a bill of rights for those with special needs.
HARRISBURG – After weeks of working to safely and responsibly reopen businesses across the southeast and allow employees to once again start earning a paycheck, members of the Southeast House Republican Delegation are asking the governor to allow retail operators to offer curbside pickup for their customers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG—At the request of Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery), the Friends of Boileau has been awarded a grant for $20,000 by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (Montgomery/Philadelphia) today announced that the Upper Moreland School District will receive a grant to improve security at its schools.
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.
HARRISBURG – The House has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) to give students the appropriate time to complete their dual-degree program and obtain their education certifications.
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).
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.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to undertake a study on access to community mental health services for Pennsylvania families has unanimously passed the House.
HARRISBURG – The House Human Services Committee approved legislation authored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) to examine mental health services and any potential needed investments in the resources, amenities and facilities.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to amend the State Lottery Law to reduce the statutorily mandated rate of return is on its way to the governor’s desk, said Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery), who authored the measure.