Friday, April 12, 2013
Winchester State Rep. Jason Lewis voted in favor of the $500 million transportation funding bill that passed 97-55 Monday evening.
[Editor's note: A correction has been made to this article, as the bill passed by the House was not the governor's $1.9 billion transportation funding bill but rather the House's $500 million transportation bill.] Winchester State Rep. Jason Lewis voted in favor of the House's $500 million transportation funding bill that passed 97-55 Monday evening. The bill passed Monday by the House was at odds with a more ambitious proposal put forth by Gov. Deval Patrick, who called for $1.9 billion in new revenue to fund transportation and education initiatives in the state. Patrick had said he would veto the $500 million bill. "I voted in favor of the bill in the House because I believe that having a strong transportation system is essential to our …
Friday, March 22, 2013
A look at what is happening in Winchester on Friday, March 22.
Here is a look at what is happening in Winchester on Friday, March 22: 1. Some sprinkles: Friday is expected to be partly sunny, with daytime highs in the low 40s before becoming partly cloudy and dipping into the upper 20s at night, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Winchester. Scattered sprinkles are expected sometime between 3-9 p.m., according to the forecast. 2. State Rep. session: State Rep. Jason Lewis will be meeting with Housing Authority and the Housing Partnership from 1-2 p.m. Friday at Winchester Public Library in the Small Meeting Room, according to the library website. 3. Job hunters: Check out the latest jobs available in the region on the Jobs section of Winchester Patch. 4. Announcements: Just …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
State Rep. Jason Lewis recently filed legislation aimed at protecting farm animals.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
State Representative Jason Lewis has introduced legislation designed to improve state government performance by identifying opportunities for improved service and greater efficiency across state agencies and departments.
[Editor's note: The following information was submitted by State Rep. Jason Lewis' office.] State Representative Jason Lewis has introduced legislation designed to improve state government performance by identifying opportunities for improved service and greater efficiency across state agencies and departments. He is joined in this effort by Representative David Vieira, a Republican from Falmouth. “Government has a duty to make the best possible use of our scarce resources,” said Rep. Lewis. “This bipartisan legislation will help generate ideas and best practices for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our state government.” An Act Establishing a Special Commission to Identify Opportunities to Improve the Efficiency and …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
State representative says investment will lead to "economic competitiveness."
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
"I'm ready to get back to work for our communities: pursuing local economic development opportunities; fighting for fair and adequate funding for our schools," Lewis said.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
State Rep. Jason Lewis won re-election, beating challenger George Georgountzos on election day Tuesday.
State Rep. Jason Lewis won re-election, defeating challenger George Georgountzos on election day Tuesday. After losing six of seven precincts in his home town of Stoneham, Georgountzos conceded victory in the state representative race to the incumbent. Lewis Ready to Move Forward In a statement posted on Patch, Lewis recognized Georgountzos for his work in the community. "I want to congratulate George Georgountzos for his commitment to public service," Lewis said. "It is not easy to put yourself and your family in the public eye and run for elected office." Lewis wrote that he is "ready to get back to work: pursuing local economic development opportunities; fighting for fair and adequate funding for all our schools; championing quality, …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
After losing six of seven precincts in his home town of Stoneham, State Rep. candidate George Georgountzos has conceded the victory to incumbent Jason Lewis.
After losing six of seven precincts in his home town of Stoneham Tuesday night, George Georgountzos conceded victory in the state representative race to incumbent Jason Lewis. After a long campaign season Chris Kellog, campaign manager for Lewis, said the team and Lewis were excited for the win. "I am extraordinarily happy, and I did not expect Jason to do as well as he did," Kellog said. "I really feel that it speaks to the quality of an individual of Jason because he did do so well." Keollog also wished Geogountzos luck in his future political endeavors. "George is a nice guy, and I would encourage him to rethink his strategies in two years if he plans on running again," Kellogg said. In an interview with Stoneham Patch from his campaign…
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Stay with Winchester Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m. LIVE 2012 WINCHESTER ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden Elizabeth Warren Ed Markey See the attached PDF for a breakdown of votes by precinct. Share your photos and videos from Election Day by clicking the Upload Photos and Video button! Also, tell us what've seen at the polls in the comments below: How long did you wait to vote today? Which candidate has the most visible presence among signholders? Join the conversation in the comments. Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren (D): U.S. Senate Scott Brown has represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate since a January 2010 special election held to fill the U.S. …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Take a few minutes to read the state representatives' stance on local issues before heading to the polls.
Still trying to decide which state representative is best for you? We have a roundup of interviews, readers' questions and debate recaps to help you decide. Candidates: Incumbent Jason Lewis, D-Winchester Challenger George Georgountzos, R-Stoneham Getting to know your candidates: Profiles: Debates: Readers' Questions: Other Info: