“Over the last decade, Louisiana’s population grew at a modest rate of 3%, while the states around us grew 10% during the same time period. Since 2020, we have experienced an out-migration of residents who are leaving for greener pastures in states like Texas and Florida. What do those states have that we don’t? They have a booming economy buffeted with zero state income tax, a less litigious legal climate, and a more business-friendly environment. As Governor, I will eliminate the ties binding the hands of our businesses so they can create quality jobs and grow our state’s economy.” -- Sharon Hewitt
Sharon Hewitt not only talks about cutting taxes she voted numerous times to cut onerous taxes on our businesses and reduce tax brackets for individuals. She’s voted to streamline sales tax collections and phase out the corporate franchise tax. And Sharon supported the Civil Justice Reform Act of 2020 to reign in frivolous lawsuits driving away companies doing business in Louisiana.
As a State Senator, Sharon Hewitt has: