HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today voted in favor of Senate Bill 1, which would shift state and public school employees hired after Jan. 1, 2016, from a defined benefit plan to a hybrid 401(k)-style and cash balance plan for current and future employees, was passed today by the House on a predominantly party-line vote.
Recently the majority of the House of Representatives here in Pennsylvania voted to insert two amendments into legislation to clarify state law regarding who should have background clearances when working near or with children.
HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives today approved legislation (House Bill 504) that would cut property taxes for all Pennsylvanians in its first year of implementation, said state Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks).
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today hailed the federal government’s infusion of nearly $2.8 million to help fight the spread of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species that appeared in Berks County last year.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) issued the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s address on his 2015-16 budget proposal for Pennsylvania:
HARRISBURG – Members of the state House of Representatives today voted to approve and send to the state Senate for consideration House Bill 147, legislation authored by Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to completely exclude principal places of residence from school property taxes.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney, (R-Berks) invites seniors and their caregivers to attend his upcoming Fraud and Theft Prevention Seminar and take advantage of the information and programs available in Berks County and across the Commonwealth to combat identity theft and scams targeting seniors.
BOYERTOWN – The state Department of Agriculture’s efforts to halt the spread of the spotted lanternfly in Berks County will be expanded to Earl Township, Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) announced today.
HARRISBURG – French Creek State Park will be expanded as part of ecological and recreational improvements to the Schuykill Highlands, Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Throughout the 2013-14 legislative session, Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) and Sen. Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia) have been trying to end the practice of allowing sexual predators to quietly resign from one school with no repercussions and be hired by another school to continue their sexual abuse of students.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney’s (R-Berks) child protection legislation, which passed the House in April, was approved by the state Senate today and is now on its way to Gov. Tom Corbett to be signed into law. The legislation would prevent school employees in Pennsylvania who have been caught having sexual relationships with students from being hired by another school.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today announced that the Commonwealth officials have communicated to him that a grant will soon be awarded to Exeter Township under the Host Municipal Inspector Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today attended a signing ceremony for his House Bill 434 in the governor’s Capitol reception room. The bill, which is now Act 45 of 2014, mandates that school employees report suspected child abuse.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R- Berks) today noted that the Senate Finance Committee took action on Senate Bill 76, the Property Tax Independence Act, voting it out of committee and reporting it to the full Senate for consideration. In October, Maloney voted in favor of an amendment to bring House Bill 76 to the floor for an up or down vote, but that amendment was defeated.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R- Berks) and Sen. Bob Mensch (R- Montgomery, Bucks, Berks) announced today that the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust will be receiving a $676,029 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund for the construction of a train station located in the Pottstown Borough.