Dowling and Walmart Officials Announce Funding to Connect Residents with In-Demand Jobs

Aug. 26, 2019 /

WHAT: A press conference in conjunction with a senior Walmart executive to present a check to the Redstone Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Fayette Chamber of Commerce. The $10,000 contribution will be used for the Fayette Business Education Partnership and will fund programs that support High Priority Occupations (HPOs) within the region.

Dowling and South Union Township Supervisors Thank Walmart for Dog Park

Aug. 26, 2019 /

WHAT: A press conference in conjunction with senior Walmart executives to present a check to South Union Township. The funding helped to provide South Union Township with Fayette County’s first and only dog park. These funds helped the supervisors acquire a blighted property, which was reclaimed and renovated to create this leash-free canine park along the Sheepskin Trail. In addition, this funding will also assist in the purchase of additional resources along the Sheepskin – to be announced at the press conference.

Dowling to Governor: PA is a Democracy, Not a Dictatorship

Jul. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement in response to an announcement by Gov. Tom Wolf that he will unilaterally order a bond issue to fund the purchase of new voting machines across the Commonwealth:

House Passes Charter School Reform Package

Jun. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed four pieces of legislation designed to update and improve the Commonwealth’s charter school law. These measures are authored by Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler).

Dowling Invites Residents to Annual Hunger Garden Planting on May 30

May. 24, 2019 /

UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) today invited residents to join him in a local effort to combat the issue of hunger by attending the ceremonial planting of a Hunger Garden on Thursday, May 30, from 4-7 p.m. at the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, located at 65 W. Main St., Uniontown.

Dowling to Host Veterans Picnics, Ceremonies to Honor Area Heroes

May. 03, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is inviting local veterans and their families to picnics and ceremonies he is hosting to honor their service and dedication to the United States. He also welcomes non-veterans who wish to pay tribute to the men and women who dedicate their lives to protect their country to attend.

Dowling to Honor Local Heroes with Veterans Picnics, Ceremonies

Apr. 17, 2019 /

UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) is inviting local veterans and their families to picnics and ceremonies being held to honor their service and dedication to the United States. He also welcomes non-veterans who wish to pay tribute to the men and women who dedicate their lives to protect their country to attend.

Dowling to Host Community Paper Shredding Event

Apr. 12, 2019 /

UNIONTOWN – Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) announced he will host a free Community Paper Shredding Event on Friday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the SeniorLIFE Parking Lot at 5-Corners, West Main Street in Uniontown.

Dowling, Warner Praise Investments in Business-Education Partnerships

Apr. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) today announced nearly $200,000 in grants have been awarded to support programs linking education and workforce opportunities in Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties.

Protecting Unborn Babies with Down Syndrome - By Rep. Matthew Dowling

Mar. 21, 2019 /

When abortion is mentioned, we split into two camps: pro-life and pro-choice. Instead of looking into areas we can agree on, we demonize the other side. There are issues where we should be able to find agreement on. One of those issues is preserving the life of healthy children who are diagnosed with Down syndrome.