HARRISBURG – With the House of Representatives and Senate having passed House Bill 1332 to require K-12 schools to post curricula online, the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin), is encouraging Gov. Tom Wolf to quickly sign the measure into law.
HARRISBURG – A $1 million grant announced today by Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) and Sen. John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry) will be used to assist West Hanover Township in updating its municipal complex for use by administrative offices, public works, and the township’s water, sewer and stormwater operations.
HARRISBURG – A $353,315 grant announced today by Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) and Sen. John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry) will be used to make improvements to Allentown Boulevard (U.S. 22) at its intersection with Clover Lane in West Hanover Township to support the eventual development of a 7-Eleven.
WHAT: Dozens of supporters will rally in support of House Bill 1 (the Excellent Education for All Act) to highlight how the bill would create scholarships based on educational opportunity accounts for vulnerable students.
HARRISBURG – House Bill 1332 passed by the House of Representatives today would require K-12 schools to post curricula online in a standardized, user-friendly manner, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s parents should have decision-making power in the educational opportunities for their children, including access to the state funding that currently goes directly to public schools, Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) said today at a press conference highlighting House Bill 1.
DENVER — Pennsylvania Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) has been appointed to serve on the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Education Committee. The committee is one of 10 national committees that deal with both state and state-federal issues. The jurisdictions of the standing committees are similar to those of committees in state legislatures.
HARRISBURG – The $39.8 billion budget passed by the House of Representatives on Friday supports education, public safety, infrastructure and vulnerable populations through historic investments, which include $2.5 billion deposited in the Rainy Day Fund, according to Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – In a letter to PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian sent on March 24, a bipartisan group of legislators – Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), Anita Kulik (D-Allegheny), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) and Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) – questioned the process and resolution the Public Private Partnership Board (P3) used to announce plans to toll nine Pennsylvania bridges.
HARRISBURG – Legislation recently introduced by Reps. Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen), Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) would reform the public private partnership (P3) transportation law, including the addition of provisions to halt PennDOT’s recent bridge tolling proposal unless the General Assembly approves it.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) voted “no” Friday on the 2020-21 budget proposal, which he says increases spending to unsustainable levels with one-time federal dollars, while making cuts where they are least needed.
HARRISBURG – A $22,447 grant awarded to Dauphin County Technical School this week will be used to buy a wireless, four-column lift that students can use to raise and lower semi trucks, according to Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin).
WHAT: Veterans and active-duty military personnel will be honored with a pin, certificate and bagged lunch at a drive-through event designed to accommodate social distancing.
WHAT: A section of Pa. Route 39 will receive signage naming it in honor of Mark Gaspich, a corrections officer who died at SCI Camp Hill in October 2018.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2787 is the latest example of his unilateral decision-making that ignores the bipartisan support for local school districts being able to make decisions about how spectators can watch school sports, according to Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority this week approved a $42,625 grant to offset lost operating revenue at the AACA Museum in South Hanover Township, according to Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – Central Dauphin School District has been awarded $206,150 in a Continuity of Education and Equity Grant to support career and technical education impacted by COVID-19 mitigation efforts, according to Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania businesses slowly get back to normal operations, Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) announced that CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, are available beginning June 30. Small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order.
HARRISBURG – Statement from Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin):
HARRISBURG - Several state lawmakers who are military veterans are demanding Gov. Tom Wolf apologize for offensive statements he made today, directed at those critical of his executive order closing Pennsylvania businesses.