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Conversations with Clint with Rep. Clint Owlett
Rep. Clint Owlett
The Weekly Legislative Report
Apr 26, 2022
Ep. 51 - Maintaining Our Creeks and Streams - Conversations with Clint
On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with officials and farmers from Tioga and Bradford counties who were visiting Harrisburg to testify at an informational meeting of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee about a package of bills to address maintenance of creeks and streams to help prevent flooding. The group talked about their takeaways from the meeting and why changes are so desperately needed to protect lives and livelihoods from floods.
Apr 19, 2022
Ep. 50 – Conversations with Clint – Getting Whole Milk Back in PA Schools
On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with Rep. John Lawrence, prime sponsor of the Whole Milk in PA Schools Act, which aims to give schools the ability to offer their students whole milk and flavored milks despite federal regulations prohibiting them. They also discuss two other bills aimed at supporting the state’s dairy industry.
Mar 10, 2022
PA: The Ben Simmons of Natural Gas - Generally Assembled – 3-10-22
State Reps. Jesse Topper and Clint Owlett join Jason Gottesman and Neal Lesher to discuss Star Wars news, budget hearings, and how the Commonwealth is blessed with available energy, but lacks the will to use it.
Jan 13, 2022
Ep. 49 – Conversations with Clint – PA’s Awesome Agriculture
On this episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett is joined by Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding at the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show to talk about the industry, activities at the Farm Show, milkshakes and more.
Dec 9, 2021
Ep. 48 – Conversations with Clint – RGGI
On this episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett is joined by Reps. Josh Kail and Tim O’Neal to discuss the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, and issues related to the clearing of creeks and streams to prevent flooding.
Dec 6, 2021
Conversations with Clint - Special Episode with Sen. Kristen Phillips-Hill
On this special episode of Conversations with Clint - Rep. Owlett joins Sen. Kristen Phillips-Hill and Rep. Martin Causer for a discussion on broadband access in the Commonwealth, especially in rural areas.
Nov 30, 2021
Ep. 47 – Conversations with Clint – Re-Examining Election Policy
On this episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett is joined by Rep. Seth Grove to discuss the General Assembly’s second crack at election reform - Voter ID, Ballot Security, uniformity between counties – all part of an effort to ensure our election process can be trusted.
Nov 23, 2021
Ep. 46 – Conversations with Clint – All About Hunting
Rep. Owlett leads a discussion with Game Warden Thomas Nelson and Cadet Andrew Butler on all things hunting – safety, regulations, big game tags, new e-tags - and review common mistakes, and how you can avoid them.
Nov 18, 2021
Ep. 45 - Conversations with Clint - Flood Prevention, Constitutional Carry, Rural Broadband
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.
Nov 12, 2021
Ep. 44 - Conversations with Clint - Outside Money for Election Administration
On this episode of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks with fellow state Reps. Eric Nelson and Jim Struzzi about their work to prohibit outside money from being used to administer the state’s elections. Other topics include an upcoming hearing about stream clearing to prevent flooding and more.
Nov 8, 2021
Ep. 43 - Conversations with Clint - Rural Broadband
On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett talks about rural connectivity, a new initiative to support Tioga County’s homeless citizens and more.
Oct 15, 2021
Ep. 42 – Conversations with Clint - Redistricting
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. To watch the hearing, click here: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/pagopvideo/546026623.mp4
Jun 25, 2021
Ep. 41 – Conversations with Clint - Supporting Children and Families
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.
Jun 16, 2021
Ep. 40 - Election Code - Conversations with Clint
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
Jun 10, 2021
Conversations with Clint – Ep.39 – The Covid-19 Emergency Has Ended
On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett and Rep. Andrew Lewis of Dauphin County discuss the General Assembly’s action to terminate the Covid-19 emergency, bringing an end to 16 months of unwarranted and destructive overreach by the Governor.
Jun 10, 2021
Ep. 39 - An End to the Covid-19 Emergency - Conversations with Clint
On this edition of Conversations with Clint, Rep. Owlett and Rep. Andrew Lewis of Dauphin County discuss the General Assembly's action to terminate the Governor's Covid-19 Emergency Declaration, bringing an end to unwarranted and destructive mandates.
Apr 21, 2021
Ep. 38 - Make Your Voice Heard on May 18 Ballot Questions - Conversations with Clint
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.
Apr 16, 2021
Ep. 37 - News from the Southern Border - Conversations with Clint
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.
Apr 8, 2021
Ep. 36 - Protect Women’s Sports - Conversations with Clint
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.
Mar 26, 2021
Ep. 35 - Leading PA’s Economic Recovery - Conversations with Clint
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.
Mar 19, 2021
Ep. 34 - Supporting Child Testifiers - Conversations with Clint
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.
Dec 30, 2020
Ep. 33 - Coronavirus Aid Update - Conversations with Clint
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.