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Up against terrible approval ratings during his first 100 days in office, Donald Trump must be desperate to show any legislative accomplishment. So, today he announced his “tax reform plan.” 

Thanks to Holly Erwin and Jeff Wiggins for this post.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Even if you warm a seemingly safe seat in Congress, it’s smart politics to tell the home folks you’re not just a rubber stamp for you party’s powers-that-be.

It’s especially wise when your party controls the House, the Senate and the Oval Office.   

“When I vote for a bill, I always put my people and my country ahead of my party” is a tried-and-true lawmaker line for constituent consumption. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Leslie McColgin and Jennifer Smith knew First District Rep. James Comer, R-Tompkinsville, was for Trumpcare.

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Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sharing this with us.

By SAHID FAWAZ 

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden all have something in common: the majority of workers there are in trade unions.

So, is life there better or worse over compared to the lives of workers in America, where less than 20% belong to a union?

By SENATOR MORGAN McGARVEY

REMINDER – I’ll be at Crescent Hill Library this Saturday, March 25th, at 9:00 a.m., as part of the Town Hall series sponsored by the Louisville Library.

By DANIEL LOWRY

Kentucky Democratic Party

Miles Hoskins sorted through the dusty boxes of old papers and photographs. There were stacks of cancelled checks, some going all the way back to the 1880s. The people who had owned the old, run-down house had been hoarders, it seemed. A friend had bought the estate at auction, and thought Miles might be interested in some of the contents. There might be a piece of treasure in the heap.