Thursday, February 13, 2003

Lucas on anti-terror panel



Gannett News Service

WASHINGTON - Rep. Ken Lucas was named Wednesday to the new House Committee on Homeland Security, the only Tristater on the 50-member committee.

Lucas
Lucas
"I worked very hard to get on this committee because I felt it would be a platform from which I could work with both Democrats and Republicans to secure the homeland and win the war on terror," said Lucas, a conservative Northern Kentucky Democrat who often votes with the GOP.

The former Boone County judge-executive said he will bring a special expertise about the needs of local governments, police and emergency workers.

The committee will oversee the new Department of Homeland Security.




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