Ernest Hewett
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4040
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Ernest.Hewett@cga.ct.gov

“Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.”
— Muhammad Ali
"Never Get So High That No One Can Touch You,
And Never Get So Low That No One Will Want To Touch You."

Current News & Issues

November 6, 2013
REP. ERNEST HEWETT LEADS NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION
Rep. Hewett along with state leaders and representatives from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council, the Mohegan Tribal Council, and the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation celebrated the kickoff of the Native American Month with dances and a display of amazing talent at the State Capitol. The festive event was part of an effort by Rep. Hewett to recognize, through legislation, Native Americans' culture and their contributions to society. READ MORE

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May 9, 2012
REP. ERNEST HEWETT AND BILL COSBY
Rep. Ernest Hewett briefly talks with Bill Cosby, after The Black and Puerto Rican Caucus honoring Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D at the State Capitol Wednesday morning.

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May 8, 2012
MALLOY: 'MEANINGFUL EDUCATION REFORM' ACHIEVED
Legislative Leaders Said To Be 'On Board' With Long-Awaited Compromise
Gov. Malloy Holds a press conference touting an Education Reform Bill Compromise. READ MORE

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May 3, 2012
NEW LONDON OFFERS FIRED FIREFIGHTER HIS JOB BACK
The city on Wednesday offered to give fired firefighter Alfred Mayo his job back. Citing "new information," Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio said Wednesday evening that the city has offered Mayo back pay, payment of his attorney fees and "unconditional reinstatement." READ MORE

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April 26, 2012
NEW LONDON MUST REHIRE ALFRED MAYO
A state investigation released this week determined that "best practices and proper procedures in accordance with rules and regulations were not followed" at the state fire academy in the case of Alfred Mayo, the first black firefighter to be hired by New London since 1978 and the only black recruit in his academy class. READ MORE

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