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Sen. Johnnie L. Turner speaks on the floor of the Kentucky Senate on Jan. 11. On Jan. 7, Turner, who defeated Democrat Johnny Ray Turner for the Dist. 29 seat in the Senate, was sworn in to begin serving his first term.

On Jan. 7, the Senate Majority Caucus announced the committee assignments for the 2021 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, which included Sen. Johnnie L. Turner serving as vice-chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.

Turner (R-Harlan) will also be serving as a member of the Senate Standing Committees on both Judiciary, and Transportation, according to the press release. According to Turner, he is looking forward to being a part of addressing Kentucky’s challenges.

“I am happy to officially be in Frankfort representing the 29th Senate District and I am grateful not only for the trust placed in me by my constituents, but also by Senate Leadership to serve on there committees,” Sen. Turner said. “I look forward to being a part of important efforts to address the challenges we are facing here in Kentucky.”

The 2021 Regular Session of Kentucky General Assembly officially began on Jan. 5 and for more information on Sen. Turner, as well as follow legislative activities, visit, legislature.ky.gov.

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