Schmitt, Ward Announce Funding to Improve Garfield Park

Jan. 13, 2023 /

ALTOONA – Garfield Park in Altoona will get a much-needed facelift after the city received a grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced.

Schmitt Bill to Protect Police from Assaults Now Law

Nov. 03, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania police officers now have a new level of protection if assaulted with bodily fluids after Gov. Tom Wolf signed House Bill 103 into law, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) said.

Schmitt Offers Free Paper ‘Shredding with Schmitt’ Event

Sep. 20, 2022 /

ALTOONA – Area residents are invited to properly dispose of important documents at the upcoming Shredding with Schmitt event hosted by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Altoona). The free event will be held at People’s Natural Gas Field (Curve Stadium), located at 1000 Park Ave., Altoona, on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 4-7 p.m.

Schmitt: House Moves to Update PA’s RTK Law

Jun. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – To bring Pennsylvania’s Right to-Know-Law up to date with advances since it was first enacted 14 years ago, the House today approved House Bill 2524 by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair).

Committee Advances Schmitt Bill to Update PA’s RTK Law

Apr. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – For the first time in the 14 years since Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know (RTK) Law was enacted, it could soon receive much-need updates after the House State Government Committee advanced House Bill 2524 by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair).

Schmitt: Wolf Spending Plan Unsustainable

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to increase state spending by $6.2 billion, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Altoona) issued the following statement:

Schmitt Offers Free ‘Shredding with Schmitt’ Paper Shredding Event

Oct. 06, 2021 /

ALTOONA – Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) invites residents to his Shredding with Schmitt event to have their important documents shredded for free. The event will be held at People’s Natural Gas Field (Curve Stadium), located at 1000 Park Ave., Altoona, on Wednesday, Oct.13, from 4-7 p.m.

Schmitt Announces Funding for Traffic Improvements in Altoona

Jul. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG ¬– An intersection in Altoona will receive needed safety improvements thanks to a $298,769 grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Altoona) announced.