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Owlett Says State Must Stand Up for Emergency Responders

Oct. 24, 2019  Download

The Pennsylvania House has begun to move a package of bills designed to help reinforce Pennsylvania’s ailing volunteer fire and emergency medical services companies. The Helpers and Heroes Package addresses an alarming decline in emergency services volunteers over recent years.

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Rep. Owlett Comments on House Action to Approve the 2019-20 State Budget

Jun. 26, 2019  Download

House lawmakers have voted to support a 2019-20 General Fund budget that continues a multi-year effort to hold the line on taxes, fees and spending. Total state spending would be set at $33.997 billion, a 1.8% increase over the current fiscal year, which is in line with the rate of inflation. The plan provides for a record level of spending on education and includes a deposit of more than $250 million into the Rainy-Day Fund, the state’s primary “savings account.” Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga, Bradford & Potter) offered the following comments on the spending priorities of the budget plan.

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Rep. Owlett Comments on Budget Proposal, Looks Forward to Upcoming Budget Hearings

Feb. 05, 2019  Download

Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his 2019-2020 state budget proposal on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The $34 billion spending plan represents a nearly 1 billion dollar increase in state spending over last year. Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga, Bradford & Potter) said he is pleased to hear the Governor has no plans for increased taxes and is looking forward to hearing more details about the spending plan.