Issues


ourteamMatt Dowling brings to Harrisburg a mix of professional and personal experience that lets him make a positive difference on the issues that matter most to our community.

Working to responsibly mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on our community by helping frontline health care facilities by voting to allow $50 million to purchase medical equipment, voting to authorize governing bodies to provide tax relief to residents, voted to establish the COVID-19 Crisis Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant program, and by advocating for hundreds who were negatively impacted by a broken unemployment
compensation system

Helping schools & students by delivering fair funding, reducing standardized testing, focusing on providing kids the skills employers see as most vital, keeping kids safe through the School Safety and Security Committee grants and working for more local control

Combating the opioid epidemic by passing bipartisan legislation to address opioids, helping get Highlands Hospital established as a Center for Excellence for treatment, and establishing a Public Participation Panel on addiction

Helping job creators grow our economy by making our state a better place for employers to settle and helping residents get the job skills they need

Focusing on community needs including transportation, water and sewage infrastructure, and working to provide growth opportunities through the Sheepskin Trail

Putting taxpayers first by opposing Governor Wolf’s tax increases, saying no to wasteful spending, and passing historic pension reform that will save taxpayers billions of dollars