State Sen. Carroll Gibson, R-Leitchfield, unanimously was re-elected Senate majority whip by the Republican Senate Caucus last week. The majority whip is the chief vote counter in the caucus and provides the caucus’s position, on key issues, to the senate president and other members of leadership.
Gibson also has been appointed to serve as the senate co-chair on the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee.
He has also been chosen to serve as a member on the following committees: the Senate Judiciary Committee; the Senate Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee; the Senate State and Local Government Committee; the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee and the Government Contract Review Committee.
Gibson represents the 5th Senatorial District which includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock, LaRue and Meade counties.