HARRISBURG – Today in the state House, two committees approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) that would help infants and children impacted by the state’s opioid crisis and ensure parents use private health insurance for their children, if available and financially feasible, before relying on Medical Assistance.
WHAT: The House Children and Youth Committee, chaired by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming), will vote on two pieces of legislation dealing with different aspects of child abuse:
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Wellsboro, Tioga County, to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include rural broadband access, workforce development, and deregulation and government barriers to small business. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’s #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced that fire and ambulance companies located in the 68th Legislative District will receive $330,379.20 in state grants thanks to the Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) designating a bridge in Troy Borough as the Troy Area Veterans Memorial Bridge was approved by the House of Representatives today.
WHAT: Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) is hosting a luncheon to welcome two new game wardens to Tioga County and introduce them to other members of the county’s law enforcement community.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) this past weekend presented a House citation to Colton Pierce in recognition of him being named the 2018 Individual Champion of the Senior Division during the 2018 National Youth Hunter Education Challenge.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) reminds area college students that PennDOT is sponsoring an extensive Summer Maintenance Program that runs May through August 2019 to supplement the permanent workforce.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to support Commonwealth firefighters, Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) earlier this week introduced legislation to help those volunteers who pay for firefighting equipment out of pocket.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), who was recently appointed to the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement regarding the governor’s $34.15 billion state budget plan:
HARRISBURG – In an effort to better honor and show respect for all of the state’s fallen veterans, Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) has co-sponsored legislation with Rep. Timothy O’Neal (R-Washington) that would require better upkeep of the graves of Pennsylvania veterans across all of Pennsylvania. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives today by unanimous vote.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced that the Pine Creek Rail-Trail project that runs through Wellsboro has been selected to receive $1 million through the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for the 2018 tax year are now available.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) has been named to four standing committees within the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2019-20 Legislative Session. They are the Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Game and Fisheries, Health and Commerce committees.
HARRISBURG – The Tioga County Conservation District is receiving a Growing Greener grant for streambank stabilization improvements needed within the Canoe Camp Creek Watershed, announced Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG - Bradford County will receive two state grants to stabilize streambanks, rehabilitate a stream corridor, and reduce sediment and nutrient pollution, according to state Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG – This week, Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) was sworn in as state representative of the 68th Legislative District. This will be Owlett’s first full term in office; he was previously sworn in to office in May 2018 following a special election.
It’s no secret our volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel are stretched to the limit these days. Fewer men and women are opting to volunteer their time and money is scarce for training and equipment needed to perform life-saving tasks.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has approved two Community Conservation Partnership Program (CCPP) grants totaling $200,000 for projects in Canton Borough, Bradford County, and Wellsboro Borough, Tioga County.
HARRISBURG – This week, Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) presented Wade Owlett, Rep. Owlett’s brother, with citations from the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives on being named the 2018-19 Monsanto Fund Rural Teacher of the Year by the National Rural Education Association.