Guest Column: The Center Square
Any program driven by politics instead of policy is doomed to fail, and Gov. John Bel Edwards’ management of the Medicaid system is failing Louisiana.
Senator Sharon Hewitt joins Fred Childers in studio on This Week in Louisiana Politics TV show. Senator Hewitt discusses some of her recent legislation to solve some of the state's problems, such as her bill to hold elected officials to a higher standard, her continued work to eliminate dedicated funding and prioritize the budget, and the critical need to reduce lawsuits and lower car insurance rates. The Senator also debunks the Governor's claims of stabilizing the budget and discusses her work to recruit more qualified women to run for office.
Senator Sharon Hewitt appeared this week on the TV show Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere.
So many women already have signed up to run for the Louisiana Legislature this fall that Democrats and Republicans are predicting a sea change in the state's lawmaking body by the time the votes are counted.
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.