2015 Session was Successful

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FRANKFORT, Ky.- While I was not completely satisfied at the end of the 2015 General Assembly Session, I felt the legislature made great strides toward creating Kentucky jobs and strengthening Kentucky families in 2015. Several major priorities outlined by the Senate Republicans at the beginning of the session were passed, including anti-heroin legislation, a telecommunications … Continued

 
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Thayer says short session suffered because of too many bills filed

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During this year’s 29-day short session, lawmakers filed 209 bills in the Senate and 548 bills in the House, a pace that has one leader calling for change. Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, said lawmakers found success within divided government in the 2015 session — though he said the number of bills hinders … Continued

 
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Rand Paul has legitimate chance at becoming GOP nominee for president, Thayer says

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Calling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential campaign kick off in Louisville “spectacular” and “very presidential with all the bells and whistles” state Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, said Paul is on the right path for the nomination. Thayer, the majority floor leader in the state Senate, was one of the 1,500 supporters and gathered media to … Continued