Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director

Mike Biagi
Mike Biagi

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Republican Party of Kentucky says executive director Mike Biagi is stepping down to take a position with a Louisville-based lobbying group next month.

The Lexington Herald-Leader ( reports Biagi will join The Rotunda Group, a business advocacy firm that specializes in government relations and business development. There was no immediate word on who would succeed Biagi as executive director.

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State Republican Party Chairman Mac Brown praised the work of Biagi, who helped Republicans gain control of the state House for the first time in nearly a century.

Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover of Jamestown called Biagi’s leadership “crucial in winning our new majority.”

Biagi was a Kentucky staffer for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell before becoming executive director of the state GOP.


Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader,


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