Owlett Bill to Boost Broadband Access Now Law

Oct. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett’s (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) bill to help remove barriers to the expansion of broadband internet service in rural Pennsylvania has been signed into law by the governor.

Owlett’s Religious Freedom Protection Bill Earns House Approval

Sep. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett’s (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) bill that would strengthen the Religious Freedom Protection Act has passed the House by a vote of 149-53. The bill would ensure the religious freedoms of Pennsylvanians of all faiths are protected during times of emergency declarations.

Restaurant Owners, Workers Need Clarity, Vision – Not More Mandates, Owlett Says

Sep. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – While Gov. Tom Wolf imposes more seemingly random mandates on the state’s bar and restaurant industry, Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) has introduced legislation to give these struggling business owners and their employees some vision and clear expectations to get through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Owlett Announces Grant for Water System Improvements in Canton Borough

Aug. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Canton Borough, Bradford County, today was awarded $193,592 in state grant funding to assist in a water system improvement project to benefit residents and the community, announced Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter). The funding was made available through the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program.

A Victory for Government Transparency

Jul. 27, 2020 /

One of the biggest frustrations we have faced during this pandemic is a lack of effective communication from the Wolf administration. The orders issued by the governor and the secretary of Health have been life-changing for families, employees and business owners, and they have left many citizens struggling to keep their businesses afloat or to put food on their tables – or both.

Ward, Owlett Introduce Bill to Help Students Get Back on Track

Jul. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Working to ensure all Pennsylvania children will have access to the educational resources they need to succeed, Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Fulton/Cumberland/Franklin/Huntingdon) and Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) have introduced legislation that would create new scholarship accounts for students whose education was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.

House OKs Owlett Bill to Ensure Justice for Child Victims

Jun. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – A bill to better support children who are victimized as they seek justice has passed the House and is now on its way to the state Senate, said Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), prime sponsor of the measure.

Owlett Issues Statement on Speaker Turzai Retirement

Jun. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) issued the following statement in response to Speaker of the House Mike Turzai’s (R-Allegheny) announcement that he will retire next week.

Owlett Issues Statement on Passage of Resolution to End COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Jun. 09, 2020 /

“The coronavirus is not going away, and we cannot stay on lockdown forever. We must act to protect both lives and livelihoods. It is equally important that the General Assembly acts to put an end to the unilateral decision-making of the governor over the last three months. We are an equal branch of government and it’s time to restore that balance.”

Owlett Medicaid Reform Bill Earns Committee Approval

Jun. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) to help prevent improper payments in the state’s Medicaid program was approved Tuesday by the House State Government Committee.