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.
At a time when all of our state’s elected leaders are working overtime to find solutions to very serious problems, we hoped The Advocate would focus on informing the public. Instead their editorial board used their time to levy, political attacks and cheap shots on the GOP led Legislature. A recent newspaper editorial falsely suggested that the Legislature failed to grasp the seriousness of the situation. Fake news at its best.
Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt spoke with Moon Griffon on his radio show while at the Pelican Institute's Solutions Summit 2020. Senator Hewitt, the newly elected State Senate Majority Leader, sat down and discussed her plans for the upcoming legislative session.