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GOP State Rep, Murt Wins Key Child-Labor Law Victory

August 06, 2010

Local GOP state rep. Tom Murt has convinced a Democratic state committee to hold child-labor hearings speared on by Jon and Kate Gosselin’s TV show.

The Baltimore Sun says Murt, the Montgomery County state rep who has held local hearing on the Gosselins last spring, will testify at the hearing this fall in Harrisburg.

Former child star and kids’ labor advocate Paul Petersen will also testify.

The Sun says Murt got his state house rivals to hold the hearing on reforming the state’s child-labor law despite pressure from television industry lobbyists. Read More