Interviewed by Bob Brown on August 22, 2008. Lewis describes his 40 year participation in politics including his work as budget director, campaign contributor, director of the Department of Administration, director of the State Board of Investments, and as a member of the Montana legislature where he served as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Lewis discusses the pros and cons of being a partisan politician and reflects on changing governmental trends in Montana. This interview largely focuses on Governors Judge, Schwinden, Stephens, Racicot and Martz; their agendas; and conflicts during various administrations. Lewis is a former budget analyst and Montana legislator.
Legislators; Finance, Public
Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (127 min.) : digital, WAV file (645 Mb), + 1 transcript (53 p. ; 28 cm.)
Lewis, David M., "Dave Lewis interview" (2008). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-55.