Latest News
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.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) reminds those with special needs and their families that they have a new tax-advantaged option for saving for medical costs.
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a walk to raise awareness of drug addiction and recovery on Saturday, Oct. 2, starting at 1:30 p.m. Registration is at 12:30 p.m.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a Job Fair with the Willow Grove Chamber of Commerce.
HARRISBURG-- Are you a senior citizen with a question about your Medicaid Prescription Drug plan? Need help with your PECO Energy bill? To help you answer those questions, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host his annual Senior Citizen Expo, on Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Huntingdon Valley Library, 625 Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) and Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) have issued a letter to the state Secretary of Environmental Protection to request that the agency lower the acceptable levels of perfluorooctane sulphonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the Commonwealth’s drinking water.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) and Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will host a road dedication to honor a local veteran who gave his life serving during the Vietnam War.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced that he will hold special outreach office hours in Huntingdon Valley and Upper Dublin.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (Montgomery/Philadelphia) asked the U.S. Navy to assume full and immediate responsibility for the filtering of eight wells serving Upper Dublin Township and other areas of eastern Montgomery County.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) today announced a grant award of $225,572 for the Borough of Hatboro to replace a pedestrian bridge at Pennypack Elementary School.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) was awarded the prestigious Public Policy Award by the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania at its annual conference in Lancaster.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined a unanimous House in passing a House resolution calling for the voters on the veterans committee to elect Richard "Dick" Allen to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined a bipartisan majority of his colleagues in combating Pennsylvania’s devastating opioid crisis by calling for a special session of the Legislature.