HARRISBURG – The House State Government Committee has approved Rep. Matthew Dowling’s (R-Fayette/Somerset) bill to ensure the state better meets the needs of the nearly 5,000 local government entities in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued this statement following his participation in the House State Government Committee’s first hearing on the state’s election laws:
HARRSIBURG – After being sworn in to his third term as state representative for the 51st Legislative District last week, Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) announced that he has been appointed to four House committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement regarding today’s unrest at the U.S. Capitol:
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will focus his agenda for the 2021-22 Legislative Session on bills designed to preserve individual rights and update outdated government edicts. Other initiatives have local interest.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) drafted legislation that would prevent legal gun owners’ rights from being dashed during emergency declarations, such as the declaration initiated by Gov. Tom Wolf for more than eight months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – The House approved a resolution requiring the non-partisan Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to conduct a risk-limiting audit of the election, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) announced.
OHIOPYLE – Professional divers took to the waters of the Youghiogheny River on Wednesday morning to remove debris that inevitably accumulated in the river over the course of the recent multimodal project at Ohiopyle State Park. This effort was coordinated by concerned community organizations, including the office of Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (District 12), Ohiopyle State Park and the Mountain Watershed Association.
WHAT: To further clear debris in the Youghiogheny River from the recent multimodal project in Ohiopyle, Rep. Matt Dowling’s (R-Fayette/Somerset) office and interested parties have coordinated a clean-up with professional contractors. Contracted, professional divers are scheduled to be onsite to reach deeper areas of the river. Park goers and boaters are advised of this community-driven work.
HARRISBURG – As a member of the House State Government Committee, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will be part of the bipartisan committee that is undertaking a comprehensive review of the process used for and legitimate questions about the integrity of the 2020 election.
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is hosting a free Virtual Family Expo on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo will focus on all phases of family life and be geared toward children, parents/adults, senior citizens, veterans and workers.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2787, which would have allowed local authorities to decide whether it was safe to allow spectators at outdoor school sporting events and to resume school extracurricular activities:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. District Court ruling that actions taken by the Wolf Administration relating to business closures were unconstitutional:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) responded to the fall legislative agenda that Gov. Tom Wolf shared today with the following statement:
WHAT: Reps. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) will make a recording of the drive-in veterans’ recognition ceremony they hosted available to the media and the public.
WHAT: A Drive-In Veterans’ Recognition Ceremony that will honor local veterans while allowing for safe social distancing. Attendees will tune their radios to 87.9 FM so they can hear the ceremony from their vehicles.
More than $1.14 million in grants were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to communities in the 32nd Senatorial District for sewer and water line replacements, sewage system and plant upgrades and stormwater management Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Representative Matt Dowling (R-51) announced today.
UNIONTOWN – To help companies in the event industry from being forced to close, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) announced legislation that would allow them to operate safely at 50% capacity.
WHAT: Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will host a press conference in conjunction with local event venues, caterers and other businesses negatively impacted by Gov. Tom Wolf’s targeted mitigation measures to announce legislation that would benefit the events industry by allowing them to safely operate at 50% capacity.
WHAT: Reps. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) will host a conversation about the struggles faced by the restaurant industry because of the limitations imposed on it by Gov. Tom Wolf. Owners will share their challenges and discuss solutions to benefit the community as a whole.