Amid skyrocketing illegal immigration numbers and as children from U.S./Mexico border detention centers begin arriving in Pennsylvania, U.S. Rep. Fred Keller said he wanted to “see first hand what is happening.”
Pa General Assembly 68th Legislative District
The PA House of Representatives District 68 has been represented by Clint Owlett since 2018. The district falls along the PA-NY border, and includes all of Tioga County, as well as parts of Bradford and Potter counties.
Mansfield and Wellsboro are found in District 68, which had a population of 59,039 as of the 2010 census.
Manufacturing is a top industry in the region, and many other jobs involve natural resources and energy, forestry and agriculture.
This district’s abundant forests and waterways provide recreational opportunities and contribute to tourism in the region. The Tioga State Forest is located in District 68 and its many local state parks. Visitors to the area can also find Tioga-Hammond Lakes Recreation Area, Cowanesque Lake Natural Area and Asaph Run, which is popular for trout and fly fishing.
Attractions in the district include Miles Mountain MX, Wolf Springs Off-Road Park and Pine Creek Gorge, otherwise known as the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.
Hon. Clint Owlett
52A East Wing
PO Box 202068
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2068
Fax: (717) 782-2935
Satellite or community office
74 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
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Troy, PA 16947
PA State News
Harrisburg, Pa. -- State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has introduced legislation called the Solar Environmental Justice Act to prohibit tax dollars or tax credits from being used to purchase solar panels and related equipment that were manufactured or assembled outside of the U.S.
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