Policy Committee Hearing in Wellsboro, PA

Dec. 06, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Clint Owlett hosted the House Majority Policy Committee to conduct a hearing in Wellsboro, Tioga County, about the importance of maintaining creeks and streams to prevent flooding.

Hearing on Flooding, Constitutional Carry and More

Nov. 17, 2021 / Embed

On this week’s Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with neighboring state Rep. Martin Causer, chairman of the House Majority Policy Committee, about an upcoming committee hearing to discuss better access to clearing creeks and streams to prevent flooding. They also talk about legislative action on bills to bring “constitutional carry” to Pennsylvania and expand broadband access to underserved areas of the Commonwealth.

Owlett on Private Funding of Elections

Nov. 08, 2021 / Embed

Lawmakers Outline Need for Banning Outside Money for Administration of Elections Rep. Clint Owlett takes part in a press conference with fellow prime sponsors of legislation (House Bill 2044) that would prohibit county election offices and the Department of State from accepting outside money to be used for the administration of the state's elections.

State Gov't Discusses 3rd Party Election Grants

Nov. 08, 2021 / Embed

Committee Approves Bill to Prohibit Third-Party Funding of Election Administration Rep. Clint Owlett shares his support for legislation that would prohibit any outside money being used for the administration of elections in the Commonwealth.

PASSHE Integration Plan Update

Oct. 28, 2021 / Embed

At a joint hearing of the House Appropriations and House Education committees earlier this week, lawmakers had the opportunity to question Daniel Greenstein, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). The hearing focused on the system's ongoing integration of universities in the western part of the state and here in the northeast, including Mansfield University. Rep. Clint Owlett posed some questions about the impact of the integration on student scholarships at Mansfield and the university's financial status.

Clearing Streams

Oct. 28, 2021 / Embed

During a meeting of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee yesterday, Rep. Clint Owlett took the opportunity to raise the issue of empowering land owners to clear gravel bars and other debris out of our creeks. This has a negative impact on water quality in the bay, and more importantly for farmers and landowners in our region, it ties their hands on taking the steps necessary to protect against damaging and potentially dangerous flooding.

Conversations with Clint: Redistricting

Oct. 14, 2021 / Embed

On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett sits down with House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove to talk about why redistricting is so important and the Legislature’s commitment to fairness and transparency throughout the process. This was recorded prior to the committee’s hearing on congressional redistricting held in Wellsboro on Oct. 13.

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.