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.
HARRISBURG – As communities across the United States grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) is urging Pennsylvania school districts to consider cost-savings measures. He released the following letter:
HARRISBURG – House Democrats today blocked a measure which would have provided the Wolf administration with necessary COVID-19 testing tools it requested to help protect Pennsylvanians and reopen the state. Southcentral region state legislators, including House Appropriations Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen Township), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf took the unprecedented step to join a regional council of governors to dictate how and when stay-at-home orders will be lifted, and Pennsylvania businesses will reopen during the COVID-19 crisis. In response, a group of Republican members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, comprised of Reps Kate Klunk (R-York), Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Dan Moul (R-Adams), Mike Jones (R-York), John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) Matt Dowling (R-Somerset/Fayette), Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-York), whose districts are along the state’s southern tier issued the following statement:
WAYNESBORO – Because of concerns about COVD-19, commonly called coronavirus, Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) has postponed a town hall meeting planned for Thursday, March 19.
WHAT: PA House Health Committee Subcommittee Chairman Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) and House Health Committee Majority Chair Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) will convene a public hearing to discuss appropriate standards of care for minors experiencing gender dysphoria.
WAYNESBORO – State Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) and a representative of the American Legion will answer questions from veterans during a town hall meeting on Thursday, March 19.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for 2020-21 represents an unsustainable increase of $2.05 billion over the previous year’s approved spending plan, according to Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin).
WAYNESBORO – State Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will address the concept of universal preschool during a town hall meeting Thursday.
HARRISBURG – Three bills introduced by Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) that aim to improve intergovernmental cooperation to save taxpayers money were signed into law.
WAYNESBORO – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) today announced a $210,000 grant for Washington Township to use for improvements at the Monterey Pass Battlefield Park and Museum property.
WAYNESBORO – State Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will discuss initiatives to expand the role of certified nurse practitioners during a town hall Thursday, Sept. 12.