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October 13, 2020

Hewett brings her climate policy experience to 1st Essex race

Amber Hewett is running for state representative to help save the world — literally.

The Newburyport Democratic environmental activist and policy consultant is running for the 1st Essex seat against incumbent James Kelcourse, R-Amesbury.

“I think we need to set a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2035,” Hewett said.


May 7, 2020

Hewett to appear on ballot in state rep. race

Amber Hewett, a local resident seeking to unseat state Rep. James Kelcourse, R-Amesbury, this fall, has secured enough signatures to be on the ballot, her campaign announced.

The Democratic candidate collected more than 170 signatures and recently submitted them to the Secretary of State’s Office. Hewett first announced her candidacy in November...CONTINUE READING

November 23, 2019

Newburyport woman cites need for 'visionary leadership' in announcing run for state rep

Citing what she called “missed opportunities” for leadership by lawmakers, an offshore wind expert and Newburyport native said Friday she is running as a Democrat for the state representative seat held by a three-term incumbent.

Amber Hewett has been working for the National Wildlife Federation for seven years, with her focus now on clean-energy policy in the Northeast... CONTINUE READING

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