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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today voted in favor of the 2014-15 state budget, which for the fourth year in a row holds the line on taxes and stays below the rate of inflation while increasing education funding for every school district in the 130th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) today announced that grant funding in the amount of $84,723 has been awarded to Boyertown Area Multi-Service Center at Spring Street.
HARRISBURG – At a celebration of Bike to Work Day in Harrisburg, Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) called for action on his legislation to create a “Share the Road” license plate to raise awareness about bike safety.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett today signed into law House Bill 434, Rep. David Maloney’s (R-Berks) legislation mandating school employees to report suspected child abuse.
HARRISBURG – The full House today approved Rep. David Maloney’s (R-Berks) House Bill 434 to mandate school employees report suspected child abuse, which had to come back to the House for a concurrence vote because the Senate made minor tweaks to the legislation prior to passing it in that chamber.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today passed legislation authored by state Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks) that would require public and private schools in Pennsylvania and their independent contractors to conduct a thorough employment history review prior to offering employment to any applicant for a position involving direct contact with children.
HARRISBURG – The House Children and Youth Committee today approved Rep. David Maloney’s (R-Berks) House Bill 2063, which would prevent a practice known as “passing the trash.” And last week, the state Senate Aging and Youth Committee Wednesday voted unanimously to send Maloney’s House Bill 434 to mandate school employees report suspected child abuse to the full Senate for action.