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05/15/2019
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.
05/13/2019
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.
05/13/2019
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.
04/29/2019
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.
04/23/2019
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).
04/17/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined colleagues for a rally Tuesday to urge the Legislature to change the way it redistricts every 10 years.
04/09/2019
HARRISBURG—The House has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to criminalize the act of female genital mutilation (FGM).
04/04/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler demanding the EPA regulate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluoro octane sulfonate (PFOS) contaminants found in local drinking water.
04/03/2019
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.
03/21/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host his first Addiction Education and Informational Forum and Expo to help families learn how best to prevent drug addiction.
03/12/2019
HARRISBURG—The House Judiciary Committee has passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) to criminalize the act of female genital mutilation (FGM).
02/28/2019
HARRISBURG— To help his constituents find help with federal issues, Rep. Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will host a staff member from the office of U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for a special constituent service day.
02/14/2019
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement after the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Action Plan on PFAS:
02/07/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) has sent a letter to Archbishop Charles J. Chaput asking that the recently created Independent Reparations and Reconciliation Program (IRRP) be amended to cover sexual abuse perpetrated by people other than priests who worked for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
01/31/2019
HARRISBURG—Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) this morning stood with Gov. Tom Wolf to announce he would sponsor legislation to enact the governor’s proposal to fund infrastructure improvements through a severance tax on natural gas.