Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, and Senator Steve West, R-Paris, attended the quarterly meeting of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission this afternoon where they presented a ceremonial check in the amount of $21 million in funding. The funds were allocated to the park in the 2022 state budget enacted during the 2022 Legislative Session.
Independence Day allows us to reflect on our country and take pride in our nation's enduring principles. On the Fourth of July 246 years ago, exemplary visionaries ratified the Declaration of Independence, daring to initiate the grandest experiment of self-governance in human history by creating a new form of government. It is constrained by the recognition of God-given inalienable rights, which the government may not take away nor infringe upon but must protect.
With the school year coming to an official end around Memorial Day, it has become the de facto start to summer. Many of you have your own family traditions for this three-day weekend when the temperature typically heats up; backyard barbecues, yard games, or time at the lake or poolside to create treasured family memories.
Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer (R-Georgetown) has been awarded another MVP award from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce for his conspicuous actions to ensure Kentucky’s growth, strengthen businesses across the commonwealth and improve competitiveness throughout Kentucky. Thayer is a seven-time recipient of the award.