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  • Lewis joins Administrator Linda McMahon for Small Business Roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after joining Administrator of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, and several Minnesota business owners at a Small Business Roundtable in Eagan this afternoon, where they discussed the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and workforce needs. “Our historic tax reform, as well as numerous Republican regulatory reforms, are directly benefitting more the over 500,000 small businesses in Minnesota. And wh... Read more

  • Lewis tours new Minnesota Vikings’ training facility
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after visiting the new Minnesota Vikings’ training facility, the TCO Performance Center, this past week during preseason training. “As a Vikings fan myself—almost as big a one as my wife Leigh—I was honored to visit the Vikings’ new home at the TCO Performance Center and view firsthand the state of the art facility. It’s especially great to welcome Minnesota’s beloved Vikings to the Second District and witness the fi... Read more

  • Lewis tours TransAmerican Strukturoc Inc.
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after visiting TransAmerican Strukturoc Inc. (TAS) in Eagan yesterday. “It’s great to connect with businesses, employees, and members of the Second District to discuss important issues facing our community. At TransAmerican Strukturoc, I was able to speak with employees on an array of various issues including the benefits of tax reform, the concerns on finding technically-skilled workers, and the ways in which Congr... Read more

  • Lewis hosts Career and Technical Education Roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after concluding his Career and Technical Education Roundtable yesterday afternoon in Burnsville, where he was joined by community leaders, local business owners, and members of the labor community. “Connecting young people with 21st Century job experience is a great way to get students on the track to succeed in filling much-needed, technical jobs. As a proponent of CTE programs, it’s great to come together with pe... Read more

  • Lewis provision clears Congress, ready for Presidential signature
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, including the Congressman’s dual enrollment provision to allow concurrent student enrollment in both high school and technical college. “I want young people in the 2nd District to learn the skills they need to be successful in the 21st Century economy. Employers around the country are looking to fill well-paid, skill... Read more

  • Lewis works to repeal overreaching regulatory burdens
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the FY 2019 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill, fully repealing the Waters of the Unites States (WOTUS) rule. "In an effort to cut government red tape, protect property rights and promote economic growth, I have worked hard to repeal overreaching regulatory burdens facing Minnesotans—especially something called the ‘Waters of the US’ rule or WOTUS. In fact, I have repeatedly voted ... Read more

  • Lewis: Conferee to NDAA Conference Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after the initial National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) Conference Meeting this afternoon, where he serves as an outside conferee for both the Transportation and Infrastructure and Education and Workforce committees. “I’m honored to represent both the Transportation and Infrastructure and Education and Workforce committees as a conferee, and to highlight provisions incorporated into the Hous... Read more

  • Lewis hosts opioid roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- .- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after hosting an Opioid Roundtable this afternoon in Apple Valley, discussing the opioid epidemic as it affects Minnesotans, the efforts led by Congressman Lewis to combat the issue, and more with fellow panelists. “Our country is facing an opioid addiction crisis that is devastating our communities, and my colleagues and I in the House are working to combat this epidemic—including passing my bipartisan bill to d... Read more

  • Lewis supports PUC decision on Enbridge Line 3 replacement plan approval
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement in regard to the Enbridge Line 3 replacement plan decision announced today. “It is a no-brainer to replace the pipeline with a new, safer version that will continue to provide a steady supply of oil to Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount and support thousands of jobs in our area. I’m glad the PUC joined me in recognizing this need and hope that review of the preferred route moves quickly.” ### Read more

  • Lewis fights for immigration reform
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, which failed to pass the House this afternoon. “Even with a fix for separated families at the border; a more generous documented status for Dreamers, but not for the adults who brought them in; and a tough new plan for border security, today’s vote on the immigration bill failed to garner a majority. This is extremely unfortunate as ... Read more

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