Conversations with Clint: CARES Money Helps Counties Deal with COVID-19

Aug. 07, 2020 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett highlights the importance of local control in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and specifically in awarding grants to help local businesses, municipalities, first responders, nonprofit organizations and more. Guests on the program are Marc Rice, director of risk management for Tioga County, and Matt Williams, Bradford County planning director.

Conversations with Clint: Fighting for Your Right to Know

Jul. 23, 2020 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with York County Rep. Seth Grove about his bill to ensure Right-to-Know requests from the media, members of the public and lawmakers are handled even during times of emergency. The bill passed the House and Senate unanimously, but the governor has threatened to veto.

Conversations with Clint: Howdy Sheriffs!

Jul. 09, 2020 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett invites Sheriff C.J. Walters of Bradford County and Sheriff Frank Levindoski of Tioga County out to his back porch to answer questions about concealed carry during the pandemic and other efforts to keep their communities safe.

Conversations with Clint: Back to School at Mansfield University

Jun. 26, 2020 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Dr. Charles Patterson about Mansfield University’s plans to bring students back to campus safely despite COVID-19 and other efforts to help the university grow and thrive in the future.

Conversations with Clint: Dealing with COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities

Jun. 19, 2020 / Embed

Rep. Owlett talks with Zach Shamberg of the PA Health Care Association about the great work long-term care providers do on a daily basis and how they are working to meet the challenges presented by COVID-19.

Conversations with Clint: How Do You Budget in a Pandemic?

Jun. 05, 2020 / Embed

On this week’s episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett is joined by a frequent guest, Rep. Seth Grove of York County, for a discussion of the recent enactment of a short-term, “bridge” budget that covers the first five months of the 2020-21 fiscal year. The rationale behind adopting a short-term budget is to give lawmakers and the administration more time to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on revenue collections for the year.

Conversations with Clint: COVID-19 and Tips for Keeping Healthy

May. 15, 2020 / Embed

On this week’s episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Dr. Andrew Sayre about COVID-19, how and why it may impact some people more than others, and why it is important to keep ourselves as healthy as possible to protect against this virus and other illnesses.

Conversations with Clint: COVID-19 by the Numbers

May. 01, 2020 / Embed

On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Rep. Seth Grove of York County, who develops daily graphs based on COVID-19 data provided by the Department of Health to track the disease’s progression in the Commonwealth. The two discuss what the data is telling us about the status of the virus here in PA and how people are trying to measure recovery rates since the department is not providing those statistics.

Conversations with Clint: Support for our Dairy Farmers

Apr. 24, 2020 / Embed

On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett is joined by Amanda Miller, of Sugar Branch Farm in Columbia Cross Roads, and Johnny Painter, of Painterland Farms LLC in Westfield, to discuss challenges facing dairy farmers, especially in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conversations with Clint: Coming Together to Address COVID-19 Impacts

Apr. 18, 2020 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Shane Nickerson, mayor of Blossburg, Tioga County, about his community’s efforts to come together and help their neighbors with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.