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HARRISBURG - The state House today passed Senate Bill 3, legislation that would make significant changes to Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act. The legislation, which passed by a vote of 121-70, now sits with Gov. Tom Wolf.
DUBOIS - State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) today announced that he will deploy to the Middle East in early 2018, as part of his service as a captain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Gabler serves as a medical logistics officer in the 28th Infantry Division Headquarters, the oldest division in the United States Army. He will join approximately 500 soldiers from his division in deploying to the Middle East.
CLEARFIELD – Cooper and Huston townships are the recipients of grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will help several local road projects move closer to completion, according to state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-DuBois) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield).
HARRISBURG – The state House on Wednesday passed legislation that would keep Pennsylvania on the path of fiscal responsibility by addressing the manner in which debt associated with the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) is handled. Among others, House Bill 785 drew support from state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), who has authored similar legislation in the past.
DUBOIS – State Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) and Cris Dush (R-Jefferson/Indiana) are co-hosting officials from the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) in two public meetings designed to discuss and answer questions about chronic wasting disease (CWD).
HARRISBURG – Reps. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) and Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) are reminding area loggers of a sales tax exemption now available to them for business-related equipment, supplies and services.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) today held a news conference to further detail its response to the recent news of a free-ranging whitetail deer in Bell Township, Clearfield County, testing positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The buck was shot last month by a wildlife conservation officer on state game lands after it demonstrated signs of being diseased.
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) today voted to support a fiscally-responsible state budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The legislation calls for $31.996 billion in spending - more than half a billion dollars less than originally proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf - and does not include tax increases.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) that clarifies the process of filling leadership positions in municipalities is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk following unanimous passage by the state Senate.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) to protect jobs in Pennsylvania’s coal industry during difficult economic times passed the State House on Monday. House Bill 1333 may now be considered by the state Senate.
HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee unanimously approved legislation designed to enhance forest management and maximize the benefits of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), lawmakers representing the region announced today.
HARRISBURG – The state House on Wednesday sent to Gov. Tom Wolf legislation that would result in historic, much-needed reforms to Pennsylvania’s public pension systems. Among other things, Senate Bill 1 would provide significant savings for taxpayers and eliminate the existing pure defined benefit retirement plan option for new state and school district employees hires, beginning in 2019.
HARRISBURG- Legislation that would bring Pennsylvania into compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005 while offering citizens a choice of forms of identification was passed unanimously Monday by the House State Government Committee, which includes state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria). The bill may now be taken up by the full House.