Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer wins re-election in 17th District

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from Lexington Herald-Leader Republican Sen. Damon Thayer of Georgetown, the majority floor leader, easily turned back a challenge for the 17th District seat from Democrat Charlie Hoffman, a Scott County magistrate and former state representative. Thayer led by a margin of nearly 2 to 1 with most precincts reporting. Thayer crushed Hoffman in the money … Continued

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Lexington Herald-Leader: Re-elect Thayer for Senate 17 seat

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When Scott County magistrate and former state lawmaker Charlie Hoffman realized that no other Democrat was going to challenge Republican Sen. Damon Thayer, he threw his hat in the ring. We applaud Hoffman, who championed some great causes during his 14 years in the state House, for giving voters a choice. But in a year … Continued

Independence Day 2016

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Independence Day, the Fourth of July, gives us all a chance to reflect on our country and to take pride in our nation’s enduring principles. It is the day on which the Declaration of Independence was ratified by exemplary visionaries who dared to create a new form of government and new laws for a new … Continued

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cn|2: Conversations shifting in General Assembly, but more work to do, Thayer says

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer saw the conversation shift in the Capitol during the legislative session, but he says the Republican Party can’t get the rest of their agenda completed without a change in majority in the state House. Crediting first year Republican Gov. Matt Bevin with changing the political dynamic in the General … Continued