FRANKFORT, KY (November 15, 2022) — Senator Damon Thayer (R-Georgetown), the longest serving Republican Senate Majority Floor Leader in state history, has been re-elected to the role by acclimation after being unchallenged by any of his Senate colleagues. Previous Republican Majority Floor leaders include former Senator Dan Kelly and current Senate President Robert Stivers.
Shorter days and colder temperatures are evidence of autumn and the impending arrival of the holiday season. Kentucky residents from communities across the bluegrass have completed, or will complete, their civic duty by visiting their local polling station and casting votes for those they wish to represent them in local, state and federal office. Having exercised our sacred voting rights on November 8, we celebrate the very individuals who defend the rights unique to American citizens.
When our commonwealth and state government were founded in 1792, the world was much different than it is today. We live in a world where information travels rapidly, breaking news is at our fingertips, and we travel with ease in comparison to the days of horses and buggies. Our nation and state’s founding principles remain the same: self-governance and a government of, by and for the people.
Thayer Championed ARPA Funding Allocations to Help Tourism Recovery and Growth Following Negative Impacts of Pandemic Restrictions FRANKFORT, KY (September 29, 2022) — Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, was joined today by fellow Kentucky General Assembly legislators and Kentucky's tourism and travel industry representatives for a $75 million ceremonial check presentation representing allocations made by lawmakers in the 2022 state budget.
Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, (R-Georgetown), joined Grant County Judge/Executive Chuck Dills and magistrates Shawna Coldiron, Roger Humphreys and Jacqalynn Riley Monday afternoon for a ceremonial check presentation for $23.7 million. The check is representative of road fund allocations authorized by the Kentucky General Assembly in the 2022 Legislative Session.