BATON ROUGE, La. — During the Second Special Session of 2020, Senator Hewitt authored Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR13) to recognize Mr. Eugene Lussan as one of Louisiana's finest sons, with a special commendation measure for his achievements as a veteran and in celebration of his one-hundredth birthday.
Michoud has a legacy of service, manufacturing vehicles that moved the nation forward. From the C-76 cargo planes during World War II and engines for the M4 Sherman and M46 Patton tanks during the Korean War, to the Saturn V Rocket in the 1960s and NASA’s Space Shuttle, Louisiana’s Michoud Assembly Facility has played a critical role in history.
Senator Hewitt recently joined Moon Griffon on his radio show. During these segments, Senator Hewitt discusses her Open Louisiana Now initiative and online petition. We want to continue to protect the population, but we can do both.
Like many of you, we are disappointed and frustrated by the Governor’s delay to restart and open our economy. His blanket refusal to even consider a regional or parish specific approach to lifting his ban is dumbfounding.
Getting back to work on a statewide basis might not be the right approach. That's the message from State Senator Sharon Hewitt of Slidell who wants to let parishes make their own decisions on when it's best to start opening back up.