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Coffee with the Candidates: Sharon Hewitt (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-08-18

Duration: 00:09:55

Subjects: Elections, 2023 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2023


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Hewitt, Sharon Interviewee


This segment from the August 18, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s interview with State Senator Sharon Hewitt (R), a candidate in the 2023 Louisiana gubernatorial election, at Frank’s Restaurant in Baton Rouge as a part of the Coffee with the Candidates series. Senator Hewitt discusses her plan for improving the affordability and accessibility of insurance, creating a sustainable tax base, lowering crime rates and improving public safety, developing renewable energy sources, and stopping the brain drain. This segment is a part of The Way Forward: Election 2023 series.