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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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First Responders in the 79th District Awarded Grants, Schmitt, Ward Say

Jan. 17, 2020 /

ALTOONA – Several fire companies and emergency medical service providers in the 79th Legislative District will receive funding through the Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced.

House Advances Schmitt Bill to Remove Antiquated Law

Jan. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As part of efforts to remove outdated laws from the books, the House passed legislation by Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) to repeal an archaic 163-year-old law that is no longer relevant.

Schmitt, Ward Announce Job-Training Grant Funding for Youth

Dec. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – To assist with providing young adults who were once in the justice system with educational and skills-building opportunities to better prepare them for good jobs and successful careers, Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) announced the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board is the recipient of a $492,509 Youth Reentry Demonstration Project grant through the Department of Labor & Industry (L&I).

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