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State Rep. Lou Schmitt represents the 79th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Blair County.

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The 79th Legislative District consists of part of BLAIR County including the CITY of Altoona and the TOWNSHIPS of Allegheny (PART, Districts 02, 03 and 04) and Logan and the BOROUGH of Tunnelhill.

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House Approves Schmitt Bill to Protect Police Officers

May. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Police officers would be afforded further protection from assault under legislation approved by the House today. The bill, authored by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair), would make it a criminal offense for an officer to be assaulted with bodily fluids, such as spit. It would also provide a stricter penalty for people who have an infectious disease and are convicted of assaulting an officer with bodily fluids.

Schmitt Delivers Letter to Wolf Advocating for Blair County Reopening

May. 06, 2020 /

ALTOONA – Blair County has continually had lower numbers of COVID-19 cases compared to other counties that have been allowed to begin the reopening process. However, Blair County was not included in the first round of counties that are permitted to reopen on Friday. In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s choice to keep Blair County businesses closed and workers at home, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) appealed to the governor urging him to reconsider his decision.

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