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PA State Rep. Matt Dowling represents the 51st Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Fayette & Somerset Counties.

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The 51st District covers part of FAYETTE County consisting of the CITY of Uniontown and the TOWNSHIPS of Georges, German, Henry Clay, Nicholson, South Union, Springfield, Springhill, Stewart and Wharton and the BOROUGHS of Fairchance, Markleysburg, Ohiopyle, Point Marion and Smithfield; and Part of SOMERSET County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of Addison, Elk Lick, Lower Turkeyfoot, Summit and Upper Turkeyfoot and the BOROUGHS of Addison, Confluence, Garrett, Meyersdale, Salisbury and Ursina.

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Latest News

Dowling Calls on Wolf to Sign Bill to Increase Water Access for Ohiopyle State Park

Jul. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to sign a bill he drafted that would authorize a land swap between the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Ohiopyle Borough to increase water access for Ohiopyle State Park. The General Assembly unanimously supported the legislation.

Bedford, Somerset Counties to Receive Over $101,000 from Marcellus Shale Impact Fees, Say Metzgar, Dowling and Reese

Jun. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford), Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) today announced that municipalities in Somerset and Bedford counties will receive $101,621 from the 2019 reporting year for the Act 13 unconventional natural gas impact fees, otherwise known as Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas drilling tax. These fees are taken from revenue from natural gas drilling activities in the Marcellus Shale. Distribution of revenue is expected to take place in early July.

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