HARRISBURG – The state House on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation authored by Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) at the urging of Elk County veterans groups, the Borough of Ridgway and the Elk County Commissioners.
WHAT: State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) will join other local officials as the Route 219/322 bridge over the railroad tracks in Brady Township is officially renamed the LCPL Robert Clyde Gontero Bridge.
HARRISBURG – A key piece of legislation dealing with state government transparency that has the support of every member of the General Assembly faces the threat of a veto by Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – According to state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (Clearfield/Cambria), voting for House Bill 2025 is as much about protecting Pennsylvania’s citizens from an unaccountable executive as it is about protecting jobs in key local industries.
HARRISBURG - Legislative efforts by state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) to further ensure the safety of children being transported to and from school are a step closer to becoming reality following unanimous passage of House Bill 364, which moves to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk.
HARRISBURG – The state House today advanced two pieces of legislation designed to keep Pennsylvania jobs competitive with neighboring states during the COVID-19 pandemic, while offering local governments and their constituents some flexibility during the pandemic.
DUBOIS – In an effort to mitigate potential spread of the COVID-19 virus that has become a pandemic across Pennsylvania and the country, state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) are temporarily closing their district and state Capitol offices to in-person visits.
HARRISBURG – In the wake of the governor’s annual state budget address, state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) expressed their disappointment in Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2020-21 budget proposal, a plan they describe as having “too much debt, too many taxes, and vast overspending.”
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) is announcing that 2020 will be his final year in the State House. With just under a year remaining in the current legislative session, Gabler is informing his constituents that he will not seek to serve beyond the current term.
HARRISBURG - When state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) was approached by Brady Township supervisors and several veterans organizations with a specific desire to honor a local war hero, he didn’t realize the help he’d get from a legislative “neighbor” with a personal stake in the story.
HARRISBURG – On Monday, a state House committee moved Pennsylvania a significant step forward in the effort to join other states by beginning the process of reining in and reversing significant abuses of power by the federal government.
HARRISBURG – In the DuBois office of state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), the first Tuesday of every month is reserved for veterans outreach. The November municipal election, however, forced a change.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) knows it’s hard enough to find candidates for local government positions and wants to make it a bit simpler for anyone who’s considering running for one particular office.
HARRISBURG – In Pennsylvania, fire companies are forced to operate under a “use it or lose it” philosophy when it comes to reception of grant money. State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) is fighting to change that.
HARRISBURG – The number of volunteer first responders in Pennsylvania has declined from approximately 300,000 in the 1970s to less than 37,000 today. For state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Elk/Clearfield), it’s a matter of recruit, retain and respect.
HARRISBURG – While remaining a major employer in Pennsylvania, the coal industry can be a difficult line of work due to the economy and fluctuations in the markets. To that end, state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) has scored a victory for job creators and their workers with his House Bill 1557 being signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Outdoor enthusiasts and our local economy stand to gain from a $150,000 Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grant that has been awarded to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC), according to state Rep. Matt Gabler.
HARRISBURG – Building upon the significant improvements Pennsylvania taxpayers have made possible across the state’s transportation infrastructure, a newly appointed House Republican task force will examine the next steps required to ensure Pennsylvania can compete on a global scale. In recent years Pennsylvania has made major improvements in aging bridges and roadways. The task force will work to determine the next phases of infrastructure improvements needed to accommodate the demands of expanding industries and a growing economy without putting any additional burdens on taxpayers.
ST. MARYS – State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) is again partnering with Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) to host the sixth-annual Disability and Senior Resource Expo on Wednesday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Red Fern Banquet Facility, 421 Old Kersey Road, Kersey.
HARRISBURG – With support from both sides of the aisle, the state House today approved House Bill 790, the General Appropriations portion of the state budget package. The vote of 140-62 advances the legislation to the state Senate for consideration.