Final Stream Maintenance Bills Advance to Senate, Owlett Says

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Completing the work they began last week to cut red tape involving local efforts to prevent flooding, the state House on Monday approved the final two bills of the eight-bill stream maintenance package, including one sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).

House Approves Owlett Bill to Help with Medical Assistance Costs

May. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation to clarify that private insurance – rather than taxpayer-funded Medical Assistance – must be used, if available, to cover a child’s health care needs earned approval Tuesday by the state House, said Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), prime sponsor of the measure.

House Committee to Take Up Creek, Stream Maintenance Bills

May. 23, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee has scheduled a meeting to consider a package of bills aimed at improving maintenance of the Commonwealth’s creeks and streams to help prevent flooding. The package of bills was developed after a House Majority Policy Committee hearing in Wellsboro last December.

Owlett Bill to Offer Lifeline to Struggling Students Passes PA House

Apr. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing that too many Pennsylvania students are trapped in failing schools simply because of where they live, the state House has approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) that would provide scholarships to those students.

Health Committee OKs Owlett Bill to Help with MA Costs

Apr. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The House Health Committee has approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) to clarify that private insurance instead of taxpayer-funded Medical Assistance must be used, if available, to cover a child’s health care needs.

House Committee to Hold Informational Meeting on Creek, Stream Maintenance Bills

Apr. 22, 2022 /

WHAT: The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee has announced it will hold an informational meeting to discuss maintenance of the Commonwealth’s creeks and streams to help prevent flooding. The package of bills developed based from local testimony offered at the House Majority Policy Committee hearing in Wellsboro last December will be discussed.

Private Donors Shouldn’t Fund Public Elections

Apr. 11, 2022 / Editorial

We couldn’t agree more with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s editorial, “Well-run elections shouldn't depend on ‘Zuck Bucks,’” supporting a ban on the use of private dollars given by the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, to fund the election of officials who direct public policy.