Working for you in partnership with PA agencies

(Mar 19, 2020)

My staff and I are continuing to work for you during this time to help mitigate the spread of the virus and keep you safe. Please make sure you are taking necessary precautions to take care of yourself and loved ones. Practice mitigation guidelines whenever possible and check the PA Health Department website for more information. My office has received many calls and requests for information on the latest guidelines from different agencies and state departments. Here’s where you can access the most recent information. The Montgomery County website will have up-to-date information for Montgomery County residents. You can find updates on the coronavirus here . Meals on Wheels is looking for help and people to deliver goods to those in need. If you would like to volunteer, visit https://www.rsvpmc.org . The PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) has announced that to keep travelers from interacting with tolling personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic, cash and credit cards will NOT be accepted at any interchange statewide. Click here for more info. SEPTA has announced it will be operating the Severe Weather Plan for Regional Rail. Click here for more info. If you’re employed in Pennsylvania and unable to work because of COVID-19, you may be eligible for Unemployment or Workers' Compensation benefits. Click here for more info. Read more

 

Malagari announces temporary district office closure

(Mar 12, 2020)

LANSDALE, March 12 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, announced today that his district office at 100 W. Main St., Suite 110 is closed for the foreseeable future in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus . Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf this afternoon outlined other advisories and closures for Montgomery County, which can be found here . “During this health emergency, those who can adhere to the policies of social distancing or stay at home should do so unless it’s imperative to work or seek care. My advice is based on expert guidance from the Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control,” he said. Malagari’s staff will handle as many state-related questions and requests as possible during the office closure. Emailing RepMalagari@pahouse.net is the best way to communicate with his office. His office can be reached by phone at (267) 768-3671. Staff will return calls and respond to messages. The state Department of Health continues to provide regular updates, along with information on prevention and preparation on the virus. Older adults and people with severe underlying medical conditions, such as heart disease, appear to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. Those interested can visit the CDC site here for advice on precautions those individuals should take. Read more

 

3/10/20 – Volunteer Firefighters and EMS – Hatfield

(Mar 12, 2020)

Materials from a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing hosted by State Rep. Steve Malagari. Read more

 

Malagari to host Policy Committee hearing on volunteer firefighters and EMS

(Mar 06, 2020)

MONTGOMERY , March 6 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, today announced that the House Democratic Policy Committee will be hosting a public hearing on volunteer firefighters and EMS. The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Hatfield Township Building, 1950 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440. Media and the public are invited to attend. Malagari requested the hearing to help facilitate solutions for shortages of volunteers for public servants and volunteers such as firefighters and EMS that can lead to saving lives. He continues to push for additional grants and funding for these organizations to assist in equipment purchases, debt reduction and training. After the hearing is over, legislators will be on-site to answer questions from the media. The current agenda is: 2 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 2:10 p.m. Panel of Local Fire Companies and EMS: Jerry Guretse , president, Telford Volunteer Fire Co. Debbie Wellington , treasurer, North Penn Good Will Services Marv McKown , president, Tylersport Volunteer Fire Co. Jim Gallagher , president, Perseverance Volunteer Fire Co. 3 p.m. Closing Remarks ### Read more

 

Malagari announces $5K grant for Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania

(Mar 05, 2020)

MONTGOMERY, MARCH 5 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, today announced that a $5625 grant has been approved for the Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania. “Grants like this keep our community’s history and culture alive and well,” Malagari said. “I love to see this money going back into our district and towards the preservation of our past. It allows more opportunities to learn in the future.” Cultural and Historical Support Grants are to provide general operating support to Pennsylvania museums and official county historical societies that are not directly supported by other state agency operating support programs. An eligible museum must have an annual operating budget exceeding $100,000 and at least one full-time professional staff person. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission received 153 applications. All applicants were eligible. 56 Official County Historical Societies applied for support grants and 12 qualify in the Museum category. The number of counties to receive funding increased from 57 to 58 of the 67 counties. Museums outside of Philadelphia with budgets between $100,000 and $3,500,000 receive a grant based on 1.235% of the operating budget with a grant no less than $4,000. For more information, reach out to Malagari’s district office at (267) 768-3671. ### Read more

 

Malagari announces $460,437 safety grant for Souderton School District

(Feb 26, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Feb. 26 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, announced today a $460,437 School Safety and Security grant for Souderton Area School District. The School Safety and Security Committee established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency approved $60 million in safety grants for the commonwealth. “Congratulations to the Souderton Area School District on this sizeable and competitive state grant,” Malagari said. “An investment this size directly reflects on the hard work of the district and the dedication of its faculty, students and parents. The administration’s award also helps our community build leaders of tomorrow who can attend school knowing that they are being protected and that their needs are their state’s priority. “We owe a big thank you to the administration, and I’m happy to remain a vital part of keeping the governor and his cabinet trained on our region.” The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency receives hundreds of applications for the School Safety and Security grant program . The School Safety and Security Committee approved 524 grants today. Funds will be used for performing school safety assessments; purchasing security-related technology and equipment; supporting school safety-related and behavioral-health trainings; preparing all-hazards plans; hiring school resource officers, school police officers, school counselors, social Read more

 

Malagari announces safety grants for North Penn, Montco Tech

(Feb 26, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Feb. 26 – State lawmakers today lauded the approval of $195,000 in School Safety and Security grants for North Penn School District and North Montco Technical Career Center. The School Safety and Security Committee established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency approved $60 million in safety grants for the commonwealth. “It’s reassuring to see the administration meet the needs of parents, students and community members who deserve safe schools and communities in the face of modern dangers,” said state Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery. “When students go to school, they are there to learn, grow and make friends – not fear for their lives. This funding helps us return to that place.” The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency receives hundreds of applications for the School Safety and Security Grant Program . The School Safety and Security Committee approved 524 grants today. Funds will be used for performing school safety assessments; purchasing security-related technology and equipment; supporting school safety-related and behavioral-health trainings; preparing all-hazards plans; hiring school resource officers, school police officers, school counselors, social workers and school psychologists; and providing for trauma-informed approaches to education. Read more

 

Winter newsletter for Franconia, Salford, Souderton and Telford

(Feb 25, 2020)

State Rep. Steve Malagari's winter newsletter for 2019-20 for Franconia, Salford, Souderton and Telford. Read more

 

Winter newsletter for Hatfield Borough, Hatfield Township, Lansdale

(Feb 25, 2020)

State Rep. Steve Malagari's winter newsletter to Hatfield Borough, Hatfield Township, Lansdale. Read more

 

Southeast Delegation elects Malagari treasurer

(Feb 05, 2020)

The House Democratic Southeast Delegation today elected state Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, treasurer. Read more

 

Malagari applauds investments in Wolf's budget

(Feb 04, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Feb. 4 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, released the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2020-21 budget unveiled today. Read more

 

Malagari tours Manna on Main Street with DHS Secretary Miller

(Jan 31, 2020)

State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, joined Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller to tour Manna on Main Street in Lansdale on Friday. Read more

 

Malagari announces $83K grant for Lansdale dairy investment, expansion of Numa Foods

(Jan 22, 2020)

State Rep. Steve Malagari announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority board approved a grant of $83,070 for Lansdale’s Numa Foods LLC Wednesday. Read more

 

Malagari announces state grants for local volunteer fire, EMS organizations

(Jan 17, 2020)

State Rep. Steve Malagari announced state grants have been approved to support local volunteer fire and emergency service companies. Read more

 

Malagari honors championship Lansdale Catholic girls’ soccer team

(Dec 18, 2019)

State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, introduced the Lansdale Catholic girls’ soccer team in front of the House of Representatives Tuesday to honor the team and coaching staff on its state championship season. Read more

 

Malagari honors North Penn High School state championship teams

(Dec 16, 2019)

State Reps. Steve Malagari, Liz Hanbidge and Todd Stephens honored three Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association championship teams from North Penn High School on Monday. Read more

 

Pennsylvania Grant & Resource Directory

(Nov 20, 2019)

The 2019-20 Pennsylvania Grant & Resource Directory provides a snapshot of the popular and helpful grants and resources available in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Malagari announces $100,000 grant for Salford Township

(Nov 19, 2019)

State Rep. Steve Malagari announced Tuesday that Salford Township has been approved for a grant totaling $100,000 from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The grant will allow the township to purchase an additional 9 acres for White’s Mill Preserve. Read more

 

Malagari will host a FREE Veterans Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Hatfield

(Nov 07, 2019)

State Rep. Steve Malagari will host a FREE breakfast for all veterans and their families living in his legislative district from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Hatfield American Legion Post 933, 2100 Koffel Road, Hatfield. Read more

 

Malagari celebrates Diwali

(Oct 23, 2019)

State Rep. Steve Malagari participated in the Diwali celebrations at the Capitol. The holiday, a centuries old festival of lights that originated in India, highlights the importance of recognizing other cultures across the commonwealth explains Malagari. Read more