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.

Schmitt Named to House Appropriations Committee

Apr. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In just his second term in office, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) was named to the House Appropriations Committee, the committee charged with examining the governor’s budget proposal and crafting a responsible budget.

Schmitt to Serve on Four Committees this Session

Jan. 14, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) announced that he will serve on four House committees – the State Government, Insurance, Transportation and Urban Affairs committees – for the 2021-22 session.

House Approves No-Tax-Increase Budget, Schmitt Says

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House today approved a fiscally responsible budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year that respects taxpayers’ finances. In response, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) issued the following statement:

Schmitt Statement on Call for Legislative-Led Election Audit

Nov. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) joined a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers today to call for investigatory hearings and a legislative-led audit of the 2020 General Election, demanding that election results not be certified until a comprehensive audit is completed. Members delivered the following statement: