VANCEBURG — Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie announced Monday morning he planned to file paperwork with the Secretary of State’s Office that day to become a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for the 4th District of Kentucky.
Massie said he is motivated to seek the seat because he believes Congress “is broken. We must act now to solve our nation’s spending problem, to promote domestic energy solutions and to reform our tax code. We have to solve the debt crisis we have, find domestic energy solutions and implement tax reform. Those are my big three.”
Noting he and his wife have college degrees, Massie chuckled as he said they still struggle to deal with the nation’s tax codes, providing an example of the need for tax reform. “I think we need more common sense in Congress,” he added.
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