On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Aaron Bernstine

May. 10, 2021 / Embed

In this edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) for a discussion of his proposed “constitutional carry” bill that would put an end to the requirement for a law-abiding citizen to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm within the Commonwealth. A permit would be made available to those who wish to obtain it for purposes of carrying outside the state.

On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Jason Ortitay

Apr. 30, 2021 / Embed

In this edition of On Target, PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Rep. Jason Ortitay of Washington and Allegheny counties to discuss Ortitay’s legislation to repeal the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) and replace it with the National Instant Check System (NICS).

Dowling Questions Testifier About Voter I.D.

Apr. 08, 2021 / Embed

State Government Committee Hearing on Elections in Other States In a hearing examining how other states conduct their elections, Rep. Matthew Dowling questioned Sam Adolphsen, policy director with The Foundation for Government Accountability, about voter ID laws and their impact on voter turnout.

State Government Committee Hearing on PPE Supply

Mar. 31, 2021 / Embed

At a hearing of the House State Government Committee this morning, Rep. Matthew Dowling questioned Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper about the emergency procurement process, as has been needed to obtain PPE during the pandemic, vs. its normal process.

Dowling Bill to Aid Bar, Restaurant Owners

Mar. 16, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Matthew Dowling comments on his legislation to help liquor licensees whose businesses close sell their remaining product. The bill passed the committee unanimously.

Dowling Opens Session Day With Prayer

Mar. 15, 2021 / Embed

State Representative Matthew Dowling opens the House Session day with prayer.

Election Law Hearing on Voter Registration

Mar. 04, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Matthew Dowling questions Jonathan Marks, deputy secretary for Elections and Commissions in the Department of State, about elements of the state’s voter registration system, including certification of its WebAPI for registration, as well as the motor voter law.

Dowling Asks Question on Election Audits

Feb. 11, 2021 / Embed

During a House State Government hearing on election law, Rep. Matthew Dowling asks for clarification about the difference between risk-limiting audits and the 2% audits regularly conducted by counties post-election, and the benefits and drawbacks of each.

Dowling Interview With Russell Redding

Jan. 21, 2021 / Embed

State Rep. Matthew Dowling interviews Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding at Pennsylvania's 105th Farm Show.

Dowling Comments At Judiciary Committee

Jan. 13, 2021 / Embed

State Rep. Matthew Dowling makes comments during a recent Judiciary Committee meeting.