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.

Business Issues to be Focus of Policy Committee Roundtable

Aug. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Carlisle to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include workforce development, state taxation, regulatory reform and transportation logistics. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.

Lewis Votes ‘Yes’ on Budget with No New, Increased Taxes

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Continuing his commitment to standing up for the taxpayers of Pennsylvania, Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) cast a “yes” vote Tuesday on the 2019-20 state budget, which includes no new or increased taxes and sets money aside in the Rainy Day Fund.