HARRISBURG – In light of Schuylkill County Commissioner George F. Halcovage Jr.’s refusal to resign in the face of allegations of misbehavior in office and violation of public trust, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, chaired by Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), will hold a meeting on Jan. 11 to launch an investigation into the matter.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will host a town hall-style meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Greencastle High Line Train Station.
WHAT: Rep. Paul Schemel and the House Government Committee Subcommittee on Government Integrity & Transparency will host a hearing on “Commonwealth Transparency 101: Sunshine Act, the Right-to-Know Law, the Ethics Act and Per Diems.” Testifiers include personnel from the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will host a town hall-style meeting Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Waynesboro Ambulance Squad.
HARRISBURG – When Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that masks would be required in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms, but by doing so he failed to recognize that Pennsylvania is poorly served by a “one-size-fits-all” approach to limiting the spread of COVID-19, according to Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin).
HARRISBURG – House Resolution 117 to start impeachment proceedings against Quincy Township Supervisor Kerry Bumbaugh passed the House Judiciary Committee on Friday, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), and committee chairman Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin).
(HARRISBURG) – A plan to create jobs and address infrastructure issues in Antrim Township, Franklin County, will receive $2.37 million in state funds, state Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and state Rep. Paul Schemel (R-90) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) has been assigned to four committees and the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS) board of directors for his fourth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) took the oath of office Tuesday to begin his fourth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – A group of state lawmakers performing extensive analysis of election data today revealed troubling discrepancies between the numbers of total votes counted and total number of voters who voted in the 2020 General Election, and as a result are questioning how the results of the presidential election could possibly have been certified by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Governor Tom Wolf. These findings are in addition to prior concerns regarding actions by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Secretary, and others impacting the conduct of the election.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) and 69 other members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives have filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Texas v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of Georgia, State of Michigan and State of Wisconsin.
HARRISBURG – Representative Paul Schemel and Senator Judy Ward have joined more than two dozen lawmakers in filing an amicus brief asking the US Supreme Court to hear a case filed by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly relating to mail-in ballots and the state court’s “extra-constitutional” intervention into state election law.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of the language in House Resolution 1094 regarding election integrity:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) voted “no” on the 2020-21 state budget Friday, saying he felt the negotiated spending plan demonstrated little fiscal discipline.
Rep. Paul Schemel joined other Pennsylvania House of Representatives members Friday in speaking out about Dominion Voting Systems officials canceling a planned appearance before an election hearing hosted by the House State Government Committee.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will end his quarantine period Saturday, Oct. 10, after following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quarantine guidelines associated with his diagnosis of COVID-19.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) has temporarily closed his Capitol and district offices to the public after he tested positive for COVID-19.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) issued the following statement regarding a positive COVID-19 case he received today:
WAYNESBORO – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is stocking Letterkenny Reservoir with trout this week to provide more opportunities for anglers fishing through the extended season that ends Feb. 28, according to Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will provide an update about the state legislature and Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 response Tuesday, Aug. 25, during a town hall meeting in which attendees are encouraged to maintain distance from one another.