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Louisiana Pharmacies Begin Receiving COVID Vaccine

Please see the announcement below on the vaccination priorities for the next groups, after hospital workers and nursing homes. Some of you may be eligible to get an appointment at your local pharmacy for shots, starting Monday.  Please share this information widely, particularly with those friends and family over 70 who may not use social media. Getting a vaccine is the quickest way for us to protect our families, get everyone back to work, and get our economy open. 

 


Louisiana Legislature Celebrates Local War Hero’s 100th Birthday

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.


Senator Hewitt: Space Exploration Begins at New Orleans' Michoud

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 on the Moon Griffon Radio Show: Open Louisiana Now

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. 


GOP Leaders Hewitt and Miguez: It's time to open Louisiana Now!

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.


Senator Sharon Hewitt