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Senator Hewitt Advances Election Voting Systems Integrity Bill

Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt's Election Voting Systems Bill passed out of committee and moves on to the full Senate floor for debate. This bill will help to establish a more open, fair, and transparent process for selecting a new voting system in Louisiana, considering cyber security issues and new technologies, in addition to the secure and simple advantages of paper ballots.

Senator Hewitt Named to Republican National Commission on Election Reform

Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt joins a group of leading policymakers as the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) launches the commission to restore public confidence in elections by making it easier to vote and harder to cheat.

Louisiana Senate Leader Wants Voting Machine Search Scrapped

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A key Louisiana Senate leader Thursday called on Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin to jettison his search for new voting machines and redo the effort after seeking more guidance from lawmakers, election experts and the public.

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 Sharon Hewitt