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 18, 2014
REP. HEWETT PUSHES FOR NEW LONDON’S MAGNET SCHOOL PROJECT
After New London’s voters supported a recent referendum on city funding to move forward a multifaceted magnet school project that includes upgrades and improvement to local schools, Rep. Hewett is working hard to get it on the priority list for the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session. He has been in contact with Department of Administrative Services Commissioner Donald DeFronzo to find a way for this project to be authorized in the school construction bill that the General Assembly will enact in the coming legislative session.

“Our schools have faced serious accreditation challenges that this project will definitely address,” Rep. Hewett said. “Education is the foundation of our communities and I am committed to doing everything I can to make sure this project gets on track.” READ MORE

May 6, 2014
LEGISLATORS ANNOUNCE GARDE ARTS CENTER TO BE HOME FOR NEW MAGNET SCHOOL
Rep. Ernest Hewett announced today that a commitment of up to $31 million from state funds is expected to pass the Senate Tuesday evening to fund the creation of the New London Magnet School for the Visual and Performing Arts. "The Garde Arts Center is an excellent location for an arts magnet school and is the culmination of hard work on behalf of New London," Rep. Hewett said. "I look forward to another successful school that will add to the educational vibrancy of our City and will piggyback on New London winning a national award for being one of the best schools in the nation." READ MORE

April 30, 2014
HEWETT HOSTS THE NEW LONDON WHALERS GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM
Rep. Hewett hosted the New London Whalers High School Girls Basketball Team in the House Chamber to celebrate their 2014 Basketball CIAC Class M State Championship for the first time in history. "This team brought pride and spirit to the community of New London and to the rest of the student body at the school." READ MORE

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April 23, 2014
REP. HEWETT WELCOMES WWII VETERAN TO HOUSE CHAMBER
Rep. Ernest Hewett welcomed Mr. Frank Malloy to the House chamber floor, a World War II Veteran and an American Hero as Rep. Hewett called him as he was introduced. Mr. Malloy served in the United States Army in 1941 and was a member of the 823rd Tank Destroyer Group – 30th Division A Company 3rd Platoon. Mr. Malloy was presented with a General Assembly citation to add to his long awards collection. READ MORE

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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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