UNIONTOWN – The Redstone Foundation has earned a $6,000 grant to make a number of physical improvements to the Hunger Garden that helps feed area residents in need and raises awareness about food insecurity, announced Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Muriel Nuttall, executive director of the Redstone Foundation.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) has been named chairman of the House Second Amendment Caucus for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) offered the opening prayer at the beginning of today’s legislative session of the House of Representatives. In doing so, he also offered these comments:
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement congratulating the Intermediate Unit (IU) 1 on its plan to vaccinate educators:
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) offered the following comments regarding Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fayette County prison.
On May 18, Pennsylvania voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on the state’s handling of future disaster emergency declarations by way of two proposed constitutional amendments about the governor’s emergency declaration authority and the role of the Legislature in ending or extending those declarations.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) today announced two grants have been awarded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) for archival projects in the region.
It’s been a long year. Feelings of isolation and concerns for our own health and the health of our loved ones have been compounded for many people by serious financial hardship brought on by a reduction in work hours or a total loss of their livelihood in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement opposing a proposal by the Wolf administration to charge tolls for the use of nine bridges across the Commonwealth, including one on Interstate 79 in Allegheny County.
HARRISBURG – With businesses across the region still struggling under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is urging area business owners to offer their feedback on how to restore the state’s economy by participating in a new COVID-19 Economic Recovery Business Survey.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal outlined in a pre-recorded video message to the General Assembly on Wednesday:
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.