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AUGUST 13, 2017 • NEWS

Reggie’s Statement in the Wake of the Violence in Charlottesville

In the wake of the chaos, violence, and tragedy the past several days in Charlottesville, VA, State Senator Reggie Thomas of Kentucky released the following statement: “What has happened in Charlottesville is another tragedy on the American landscape. We are all Americans, and we need to pull together as a nation. We cannot give into […]

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JULY 8, 2017 • NEWS

WHAS: Reggie Thomas looking to unseat Andy Barr in KY District 6

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — Sen. Reggie Thomas may face others in his own party’s primary but he’s hitting the campaign trail early. The Fayette County Democrat opposed charter school legislation, the repeal of the state prevailing wage and right to work. All of those plans passed easily in 2017 following the Republican wave that swept […]

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JULY 1, 2017 • NEWS

Spectrum News: State Sen. Reggie Thomas launches campaign for 6th Congressional District

LEXINGTON — State Senator Reggie Thomas became the first major Democrat to announce his plans to take on U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in the 6th Congressional District. He touched on topics like health care, jobs, infrastructure and education before about 150 supporters at Lexington’s Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center on Saturday. Read the full story […]

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JULY 1, 2017 • NEWS

Herald-Leader: Thomas announces he’ll challenge Barr for House of Representatives seat in 2018

Amid a chanting crowd at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington on Saturday, state Sen. Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, announced he’ll challenge U.S. Rep. Andy Barr for his seat in the House of Representatives. “I see a Congress sold out to special interest, that a vote that angers the other side now passes for an accomplishment,” Thomas […]

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JULY 1, 2017 • NEWS

WTVQ: BIG NEWS FROM STATE SENATOR REGGIE THOMAS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-A big campaign announcement from State Senator Reggie Thomas Saturday. Thomas announced he’ll be running for congress against incumbent Andy Barr. Read the full story here.

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JULY 1, 2017 • NEWS

Press Release: Thomas announce challenge for 6th District Congressional Seat

PRESS RELEASE State Sen. Reggie Thomas announced today that he’s running for the U.S. Congress to represent Kentucky’s 6th district. About 200 people attended the noon announcement at the historic Lyric Theatre, in Lexington, where Thomas, 64, outlined why he’s running and what he hopes to accomplish. “What I see now that concerns me deeply. […]

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