SALISBURY – To give residents a chance to learn more about the services available from his office and ask state-related questions, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will hold an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 4-7 p.m. at the Meyersdale Community Center, 215 Main St., Meyersdale.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) recently announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting applications for funding for environmental cleanup projects focused on economic development or community revitalization projects at abandoned mine land locations across the Commonwealth.
WHAT: State legislators will detail and answer questions about a bill that would eliminate the ability for all candidates for public office to cross-file their nomination petitions. Currently, the Pennsylvania Election Code of 1937 allows candidates seeking to run for school board, county court of Common Pleas and district judges to file nomination petitions for multiple political parties that have become hyper partisan.
SALISBURY – To provide gun owners with the information they need to be responsible with their Second Amendment rights, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will host a concealed carry seminar on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salisbury VFD Social Hall, 385 Ord St., Salisbury.
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is hosting a free Family Expo on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Uniontown Mall, 1368 Mall Run Road, Uniontown. The expo will focus on all phases of family life and be geared toward children, parents/adults, senior citizens, veterans and workers.
HARRISBURG – Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved two bills drafted by Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) to preserve the rights of Pennsylvania’s law-abiding citizens. The first would protect Second Amendment rights during emergencies, and the second would permit possession of a taser without device instructions.
UNIONTOWN – To enhance an existing walking trail in the Fayette Business Park in Georges Township, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) advocated for a $168,807 grant that was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today. The planned improvements to the existing walking trail will increase public safety by removing pedestrians from the busy roads throughout the industrial park.
UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is hosting two Senior Safe Driving courses. The first will be held Friday, Sept. 20, at the Third Presbyterian Church, 425. Union St., Uniontown, and the second will be held Friday, Sept. 27, at the Meyersdale American Legion, 413 Grant St., Meyersdale. Both courses will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UNIONTOWN – To help students considering their education options and families beginning the financial aid process, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is partnering with the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) to host two financial aid seminars.