State Rep. Dallas Kephart is in his first term of service to residents of the 73rd Legislative District, which consists of the following municipalities: in Cambria County, the townships of Barr, East Carroll, Elder, Susquehanna and West Carroll, and the boroughs of Carrolltown, Hastings, Northern Cambria and Patton; and in Clearfield County, the townships of Beccaria, Bigler, Boggs, Bradford, Burnside, Chest, Cooper, Covington, Decatur, Girard, Goshen, Graham, Gulich, Jordan, Karthaus, Knox, Lawrence, Morris, Pine and Woodward, and the boroughs of Brisbin, Burnside, Chester Hill, Clearfield, Coalport, Glen Hope, Houtzdale, Irvona, Osceola Mills, Ramey, Wallaceton and Westover.
For the 2023-24 legislative session, Dallas has been assigned to serve as a member of the Commerce and Gaming Oversight committee.
Dallas is multi-generational Pennsylvanian and a lifelong resident of Clearfield County, having grown up in Decatur Township and graduated from Philipsburg-Osceola High School. He is an alumnus of Lock Haven University, graduating with honors, magna cum laude. While working to obtain his undergraduate degree, Dallas interned for Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson and spent his summers working in the coal industry, operating heavy equipment to strip mine coal and working at a local processing plant to help clean and process coal.
Dallas then went to law school and earned his degree from Penn State Law. While there, he provided pro bono legal services to startup and early-stage businesses and served as a law clerk to the United States House of Representatives Oversight Committee.
Following law school, Dallas became a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and worked for a judge on the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, one of the state’s two intermediate appellate courts that hears government-related matters from across the state.
Dallas’ legislative goals include striving to create an economic environment that allows for job creation and economic growth, defending our state and federal constitutions and providing top quality constituent services.