Farmer Breakfast
Area farmers and others in the agriculture industry are encouraged to join Rep. Clint Owlett and me for a breakfast meeting to discuss issues and challenges with PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding.

Friday, March 13, at 9 a.m.
Pine Creek Inn, 1637 Route 6 West, Galeton, 16922

Please RSVP by calling my office in Coudersport at 814-274-9769 or filling out the form by clicking here.


Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Clinics
Need assistance filing for your 2019 Property Tax/Rent Rebate from the Commonwealth?

For your convenience, I am hosting a series of Property Tax/Rent Rebate clinics at senior citizen centers across the 67th Legislative District. Assistance is provided FREE OF CHARGE during the clinics, or any time at my offices in Bradford, Coudersport or Kane.

Thursday, Feb. 13
  •   Kane Senior Center, 100 S. Fraley St., Kane – 1-3 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 18
  •   Mt. Jewett Senior Center, 8 E. Main St., Mt. Jewett – 1-2 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 19
  •   Eldred Senior Center, 169 Main St., Eldred – 9:30-11 a.m.
  •   Smethport Senior Center, 119 W. Main St., Smethport – 1-2:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 24
  •   Bradford Senior Center, 60 Campus Drive, Bradford – 9:30-11 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 26
  •   Oswayo Valley Senior Center, 128 Lyons St., Shinglehouse – 9-11 a.m.
  •   Emporium Senior Center, 105 E. 4th St., Emporium – 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Appointments preferred. Call 814-486-3707.)
  •   Port Allegany Senior Center, 216 N. Main St., Port Allegany – 1-2:30 p.m.
  •   Coudersport Senior Center, 165 Route 6 West, Coudersport – 1-2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4
  •   Ulysses Senior Center, 522 Main St., Ulysses – 9-10:30 a.m.

No appointments are needed. Be sure to bring all necessary income, property tax or rental information required to process claims quickly and accurately.

Program Information
The program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians who are 65 years or older, widows and widowers 50 years or older, and those 18 years or older with disabilities.

Eligibility income limits are set at the following levels, excluding 50 percent of Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and Railroad Retirement Tier 1 benefits. Also, under Act 117 of 2016, veterans’ disability payments are now excluded from the income calculation.

  •   $0 to $8,000, maximum $650 rebate (homeowners and renters).
  •   $8,001 to $15,000, maximum $500 rebate (homeowners and renters).
  •   $15,001 to $18,000, maximum $300 rebate (homeowners only).
  •   $18,001 to $35,000, maximum $250 rebate (homeowners only).

Applications are due by June 30.

More Information
For more information, contact any of my district offices listed below, or visit the Department of Revenue’s website.

  •   Bradford – 78 Main St., first floor. Telephone 814-362-4400.
  •   Coudersport – 107 S. Main St., Room 1. Telephone 814-274-9769.
  •   Kane – 55 Fraley St. Telephone 814-837-0880.