Dowling to Host Virtual Family Expo on Oct. 10

Oct. 05, 2020 /

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.

Dowling Disappointed Wolf Continues to Ignore Pennsylvanians’ Wishes

Sep. 22, 2020 /

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:

Ceremony Honoring Local Veterans to Air, Dowling Says

Aug. 25, 2020 /

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.

Dowling to Announce Legislation to Help Pennsylvania’s Events Industry

Aug. 13, 2020 /

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.

Reps. Dowling and Ecker to Host Virtual Meeting About Restaurant Restrictions

Jul. 28, 2020 /

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.

Fayette County Lawmakers Call on Wolf to ‘Walk the Walk’ on Government Transparency

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With Gov. Tom Wolf threatening to veto a bill designed to strengthen the state’s Right-to-Know law, Fayette County Republican lawmakers are urging him to instead sign the measure. Reps. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland), Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) issued the following statement:

Dowling Congratulates Local Leaders on Business Park Expansion

Jul. 21, 2020 /

Dowling Congratulates Local Leaders on Business Park Expansion

HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement regarding Fay-Penn Economic Development Council’s construction of a 100,500-square-foot building expansion at the Fayette Business Park in Georges Township:

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.

Dowling to Offer In-Person Appointments Starting May 18

May. 14, 2020 /

UNIONTOWN – As both Fayette and Somerset counties will be in the yellow phase of reopening next week, Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) will resume in-person services for those who make appointments beginning Monday, May 18.