October 13, 2020
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
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