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HARRISBURG -- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a walk to raise awareness of intellectual disabilities on Sunday, April 30, starting at 1:30 p.m. Registration is at 1 p.m.
By Tom Murt, 152nd District
HARRISBURG—House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has appointed Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to head a subcommittee examining mental health needs and services within the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG—Spaces are still available for the Fox Chase Cancer Center/Flyers Wives Mobile Mammography Unit which will be at the office of Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) on April 21.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a road dedication to honor a local veteran who gave his life serving during the Iraq War.
HARRISBURG- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) today testified before the House Appropriations Committee to urge the state to adopt a budget that improves funding for individuals with special needs.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced that he will hold special outreach office hours in Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been reassigned to the Human Services Committee.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) wants to remind area veterans of an important upcoming Veterans Town Hall meeting on veterans’ medical benefits.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) took the oath of office today to begin his sixth term representing the people of the 152nd District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 152nd Legislative District.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has voted to give Lower Moreland Township two grants Murt requested from the Multimodal Transportation Fund.
HARRISBURG--In a move to learn firsthand the challenges faced by local small businesses, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will volunteer a few hours at a local business.
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery) will speak at the Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance’s traveling exhibit at Bryn Athyn College. The exhibit tells the story of the failed mental health institution, which led to the reform of the treatment of people with special needs.
WHAT: The House Insurance Committee, led by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), will hold an informational meeting to learn more about temporary licensure of behavioral specialists and two corresponding pieces of legislation: House Bill 1559 (sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt, R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), which would establish a temporary graduate behavior specialist license; and House Bill 2010 (sponsored by Rep. Marguerite Quinn, R-Bucks), which would make it easier for licensed professionals to supervise those working to get their licenses. Both are the result of a 2008 law that created licensure requirements for behavior specialists working with children with autism and the subsequent difficulty in hiring enough specialists to staff caseloads.