HARRISBURG, Pa. — With just six to eight days remaining in its 2018 session, the Pennsylvania General Assembly continues to grapple with whether and how to allow additional lawsuits filed by victims of child sexual abuse.
from the (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat:
HARRISBURG – Even before lawmakers return to the Capitol for the fall session, there’s controversy surrounding what they might – or might not – accomplish in responding to the state grand jury report on child abuse.
WAYNESBORO – State Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) today announced that he is hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, that will focus on legislative redistricting and gerrymandering. The event will take place at Cobblestone Hotel and Suites, 12695 Washington Township Blvd. in Waynesboro, starting at 6:30 p.m.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) would like to remind area residents that he is hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday, May 17, that will focus on veterans’ issues. Paul Devincenzo, a department service officer with the American Legion, will be on hand to answer questions regarding veterans’ benefits.
WAYNESBORO – In his ongoing effort to gain a better understanding of where constituents in the 90th Legislative District stand on various issues, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) is once again hosting a series of town hall meetings during 2018.
WAYNESBORO – Fire and EMS organizations in the 90th Legislative District have been awarded more than $103,000 in funding through the 2017-18 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) announced today.
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) said today.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) would like to remind constituents that he is hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16, that will focus on reducing the cost of the state Legislature, to include a discussion of legislative pay and benefits. The town hall will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the South Mountain Bible Church, 11272 South Mountain Road in Fayetteville.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) would like to remind constituents that he is hosting a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19, to discuss senior issues. The town hall will run from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Hess Room at Quincy Village, 1000 Wesley Drive in Waynesboro.
HARRISBURG – In their continuing effort to better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, Reps. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) and Adam Harris (R-Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) are co-hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar on Saturday, Sept. 16.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) is hosting a town hall meeting next week to discuss the 2017-18 state budget. The town hall is scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at his district office in Waynesboro, which is located at 1402 E. Main St.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) today cast a no vote on the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017-18, which passed in the House of Representative by a count of 173-27. House Bill 218 now goes to Gov. Tom Wolf for consideration.