Causer, Owlett, Pickett Continue Push Toward Broadband Expansion

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House Consumer Affairs Committee today approved legislation authored by Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) to continue their push to bring much-needed broadband service to the Northern Tier.

Nelson, Owlett and Struzzi: Elimination of Private Election Funds Bill Advances to House

Nov. 08, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Addressing an issue revealed during the 2020 election, the House State Government Committee advanced legislation authored by Reps. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland), Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) and Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) to prohibit all county election officials and the secretary of Commonwealth from accepting private contributions and donations to administer elections.

State Legislators Question Private Funding of Elections

Nov. 05, 2021 /

WHAT: State Reps. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland), Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) and Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) will discuss House Bill 2044, legislation they are co-sponsoring that would prevent all county election officials and the Secretary of the Commonwealth from accepting private contributions and donations that are designated for the administration of elections.

House Passes Owlett Bill Supporting First Responders

Oct. 27, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The state House has approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) to enhance a program that allows counties, municipalities and school districts to offer tax credits to active volunteer emergency responders.

Owlett Introduces Judicial Reform Measure

Sep. 29, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) has introduced legislation aimed at empowering voters and ensuring greater accountability among the state’s jurists.

Wolf is Wrong on Statewide Mask Mandate

Aug. 31, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) issued the following statement Tuesday in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest mandate to require all students, faculty and staff in K-12 schools and child care centers to wear masks.

State, Local Officials Pledge Support to STPR for 2022 and Beyond

Aug. 12, 2021 /

WELLSBORO – In response to state permitting issues that ultimately resulted in the downgrade of the annual Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR) from a national to regional event, state and local officials gathered in front of the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce building Thursday to pledge their unified support for the popular event that has been taking place annually since the 1970s.

Community and Business Leaders Speak Out on Economic Impact of STPR Downgrade

Aug. 11, 2021 /

WHAT: Community and business leaders in the Wellsboro area will discuss their commitment to restoring the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR) as part of the American Rally Association’s national championship in 2022. Event planners recently announced they had to downgrade this year’s event to an East Regional Championship event due to permitting issues with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). The change will have a negative economic impact on the community and rob this region and give to another the opportunity to showcase area forestlands on a worldwide stage.

Owlett to Recognize Community Leaders Shaw, Baker at Senior Expo

Aug. 03, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) will recognize two outstanding community leaders for their contributions to the region. Owlett will present a citation to Dr. Donald Shaw, a longtime emergency medicine physician at UPMC Wellsboro who came out of retirement last year to work at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. He will also present a signed copy of legislation, now law, that his predecessor, the former Rep. Matt Baker, had worked to develop during his time in the state House. That legislation, now Act 117 of 2020, aids in the fight against the opioid epidemic by placing the drug carfentanil on the list of Schedule II controlled substances.