Conversations with Clint: Supporting Children and Families

Jun. 24, 2021 / Embed

On this episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett is joined by Robin Adams, a leading child and family advocate in Tioga County, and her son, Asa, to talk about local and statewide efforts to support children and families impacted by drug abuse and other trauma. They discuss the work of I’mPACT and Asa’s place, two nonprofit organizations Robin founded, as well as legislation (House Bill 253) Owlett sponsored to create a task force to address the growing number of children born to parents with substance abuse disorders.

Conversations with Clint: Voting Rights Protection Act

Jun. 16, 2021 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Rep. Seth Grove, chairman of the House State Government Committee and prime sponsor of legislation that would make comprehensive reforms to the state’s Election Code to improve security, integrity and accessibility. House Bill 1300 was endorsed by the committee June 15 and is now awaiting action in the state House.

Conversations with Clint: The Covid-19 Emergency Has Ended

Jun. 10, 2021 / Embed

On this week’s Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with fellow Rep. Andrew Lewis of Dauphin County about action in the state House and Senate to fully TERMINATE Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 disaster emergency declaration. The lawmakers also took the opportunity to talk about upcoming election reform legislation and Owlett’s bill to help children impacted by the ongoing opioid crisis.

Conversations with Clint: Make Your Voice Heard on May 18 Ballot Questions

Apr. 22, 2021 / Embed

On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett and Rep. Andrew Lewis of Dauphin County discuss proposed constitutional amendments on the May 18 primary election ballot that give voters the opportunity to weigh in on how the state handles future disaster emergency declarations. The lawmakers discuss the wording of the questions, what they mean and why they voted to put the questions on the ballot.

Conversations with Clint: News from the Southern Border

Apr. 16, 2021 / Embed

On this week’s edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Congressman Fred Keller about the congressman’s recent visit to the nation’s southern border, where agents are dealing with a massive humanitarian crisis. The lawmakers also discussed efforts under discussion to add justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Conversations with Clint: Protect Women’s Sports

Apr. 07, 2021 / Embed

On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Rep. Barb Gleim of Cumberland County about her legislation to ensure fairness in women’s sports. House Bill 972 recognizes the biological differences between men and women and ensures that only biological females can participate in women’s sports. The episode also includes testimony from a female track athlete from Connecticut who had to compete against biological males.

Conversations with Clint: Leading PA’s Economic Recovery

Mar. 26, 2021 / Embed

On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Rep. Josh Kail of Beaver and Washington counties about the Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback initiative. The pro-jobs, pro-families and pro-growth legislative package is designed to aid the state’s economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conversations with Clint: Supporting Child Testifiers

Mar. 19, 2021 / Embed

In this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with fellow Rep. Tim Bonner about legislation to help ensure justice for child victims. House Bill 156 would give courts the option to permit hearsay statements concerning violent or sexual offenses against children when the victim is 16 years of age or under (rather than 12 or under in current law). Rep. Bonner is a former prosecutor and shares some great insights about the challenges of ensuring justice in cases involving child victims and how a change in this law would help.

Conversations with Clint Topic: Coronavirus Aid Update

Dec. 30, 2020 / Embed

Congress has been working on another coronavirus aid package to support struggling families and employers across the Commonwealth and the country. Join me for a conversation with Congressman Fred Keller as we discuss the good, the bad and the ugly about the package, which goes far beyond COVID relief and spends $2.3 trillion. We also touch on some issue priorities for the coming session, including rural broadband expansion, energy development and workforce development.

Conversations with Clint Topic: Center for Dairy Excellence

Oct. 14, 2020 / Embed

The Center for Dairy Excellence was established to provide assistance to Pennsylvania’s dairy farming families and to act as a catalyst for strengthening the industry. It also works to inspire the Commonwealth’s next generation of dairy farmers. Rep. Clint Owlett was recently appointed to serve on the center’s board of directors. On this edition of Conversations with Clint, he is joined by Jayne Sebright, the center’s executive director, to discuss the important work they do.