Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, was also sworn in by Chief Justice John Minton. Thayer, who represents Grant, southern Kenton and Scott counties was named the Senate Majority Floor Leader.
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Brian Linder was sworn in as the state representative for the 61st District House of Representatives in Frankfort by Chief Justice John Minton. Linder, R-Dry Ridge, was accompanied by his wife Sonya and children, Chloe, Alex and Tanner. Linder was named the vice chair of the House Tourism Development and Energy Committee. Other assignments include being a member of the education and local government committees.