New Senator From Lexington Sworn In

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

 Lexington lawyer Reggie Thomas was sworn in Thursday by Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Mary Noble at the Lyric Theater in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- The newest member of the Kentucky Senate has been sworn in.

Lexington lawyer Reggie Thomas was sworn in Thursday by Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Mary Noble at the Lyric Theater in Lexington.

Thomas was elected last month from the 13th District in Lexington to succeed retiring Sen. Kathy Stein, who was appointed to a judicial position. Thomas and Stein are both Democrats.

Republicans outnumber Democrats 23-14 in the Senate.

The General Assembly convenes in regular session on Tuesday.


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