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Kevin M. Thomas, State Senator, District 6

KEVIN M. THOMAS

Democratic

BACKGROUND:

  • Thomas, 36 of Levittown, the incumbent, is running for a second term. He is also running on the Working Families party line and is Chairman of the Consumer Protection Committee.
  • Thomas grew up in Queens and received his law degree from Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, and a bachelor's degree from St. John's University in Queens
  • As an attorney in private practice, Thomas defended clients who had been unfairly targeted by large lending companies.

ISSUES:

  • In a second-term, Thomas said he would work to make sure that schools are well-funded and that the state did not cut aid to districts. He touted state legislation he helped to pass that created stronger oversight of student loan servicers, and a monitor for the Hempstead School District.
  • Thomas said he would work to make sure that Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow continued to be a lifeline for the community.
  • Thomas said he would work to make sure that the Grumman Plume in Bethpage was adequately remediated and contained.

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