Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt testified on Capitol Hill before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Having managed major deepwater oil and gas assets in her professional career and now serving as a State Senator representing four of the coastal parishes, Senator Hewitt testified on how the oil and gas industry benefits both our country and the State of Louisiana.
Senator Sharon Hewitt recently joined Carol Ross on her afternoon radio show, The Ross Report, on KPEL Radio. During three segments of the show, Senator Hewitt discusses her work with the National Republican Party, the upcoming legislative session, and the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the state of Louisiana. With an opportunity to elect a new Governor and with 40% of the Louisiana Legislators leaving due to term limits, 2019 will be a pivotal year for Louisiana.
Baton Rouge, La. (Feb. 26, 2019)— Today, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) announced the naming of Louisiana State Sen. Sharon Hewitt (R-Slidell) as a member of its 2019 Executive Committee.
Alexandria, La. (Jan. 31, 2019) – During its Annual Meeting last week, the Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) honored Sen. Sharon Hewitt with the Governmental Friend of Tourism Award for her support of economic development and tourism funding.
Louisiana legislators have been quietly toiling away for more than a year on an exhaustive review of funds in the state budget that are locked up by law.
The review of the state's nearly 400 statutory dedications, often referred to as "stat deds" in discussions at the State Capitol, ultimately will prompt a second round of legislation during the session that begins in April. The Legislature approved the first round of eliminations earlier this year.
"We're doing a deep dive into funds that for the most part haven't been looked at in a very long time," said Sen. Sharon Hewitt, a Slidell Republican and co-chairwoman of the review committee. "It feels like it's an endless list."