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09/19/2014
HARRISBURG—Rep. Tom Murt’s (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) bill to change the name of the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to the Department of Human Services is now headed to the governor’s desk for his signature.
08/28/2014
HARRISBURG-- As part of his outreach to local businesses, Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) toured the Derr Flooring Company in Willow Grove, where he met with staff and assisted in their operations as a way to better understand the varied concerns and challenges faced by local small business owners.
08/25/2014
HARRISBURG—As part of his outreach to understand firsthand the challenges faced by local small businesses, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will volunteer a few hours at Derr Flooring, 525 Davisville Road in Willow Grove.
06/25/2014
HARRISBURG-- In a move to better protect children from exploitation, an amendment offered by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to require those convicted of trafficking in children to register as sex offenders has passed the House.
06/10/2014
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to make it a crime to disseminate an intimate image of another person has passed the House.
05/29/2014
HARRISBURG -- A fourth-grader who argued that school buses should have seatbelts has been named the overall winner of the 2014 “There Ought to Be a Law” contest sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia).
05/14/2014
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has been appointed by House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Dave Reed (R-Indiana) to participate in a detailed study of the current design of Pennsylvania’s benefit’s structures as part of the committee’s “Empowering Opportunities: Gateways Out of Poverty” initiative.
05/13/2014
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host local businesses at the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology, 3075 Terwood Road, in Willow Grove, to help the teacher’s students gain real world incite and contacts.
05/09/2014
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host the Disabled American Veterans’ (DAV) Mobile Service Office at his district office on Friday, May 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
05/06/2014
HARRISBURG-A resolution sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to honor the contributions of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Theatrical and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to the economy of Pennsylvania has passed the House.
05/05/2014
WHAT: Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia ) will discuss House Resolution 691, which will commemorate May as SAG-AFTRA Month in Pennsylvania. Murt will also discuss the union’s contributions to the state.
04/29/2014
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to make it a crime to disseminate an intimate image of another person has passed the House Judiciary Committee.
04/21/2014
HARRISBURG--Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has announced he will co-sponsor legislation to allow the spouse of a disabled veteran to receive an important real estate tax exemption should the veteran become deceased before being deemed fully disabled and eligible.
04/04/2014
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will co-sponsor legislation to create a new Educational Improvement Opportunity Tax Credit program to authorize $50 million in tax credits for businesses that contribute to an Education Improvement Organization that provides grants to school districts with low-achieving schools as a way of improving their academic performance.
04/02/2014
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a free paper shredding and recycling event to give local residents the opportunity to safely destroy personal paperwork and properly dispose of electronic equipment.