Lewis: Budget Supports PA’s Fiscal Future

Jun. 25, 2021 /

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).

Bipartisan Group of Legislators Challenge Process Taken by P3 Board

Apr. 09, 2021 /

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.

Legislation Introduced to Pause PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan

Mar. 18, 2021 /

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.

Lewis Calls 2020-21 State Budget ‘Irresponsible’

Nov. 20, 2020 /

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.

Lewis Announces Grant for Dauphin County Technical School

Nov. 20, 2020 /

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).

Lewis Critical of Wolf’s Latest Veto

Sep. 22, 2020 /

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).

Grant Funding to Assist AACA Museum with Lost Revenue

Sep. 17, 2020 /

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).

Lewis: CARES Act Funding Available for PA Small Businesses

Jun. 30, 2020 /

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.

Lewis Labels Big-Spending Budget Proposal ‘Unsustainable for Taxpayers’

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf today unveiled his proposed state budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year before a joint session of the General Assembly. The more than $36 billion spending plan is $2 billion above the enacted 2019-20 budget and includes a request for an additional $6 million in debt service.