Honorary delegate, Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council
There has been a lot of turnout against Trump and the Republicans in Kentucky, most notably Mitch McConnell's town hall-type meeting in red Anderson County. Perhaps voters are beginning to realize that the majority party isn’t interested in them after all. Further proof that Republicans will say whatever it takes to get elected.
We are fast entering an era in which there's going to be a chronic shortage of jobs for millions looking for employment. That trend is only going to accelerate. Everyone's job is on the line now. If we don't begin to address this problem then we will suffer the consequences of long term, mass unemployment and political alienation of millions because jobs are fast disappearing primarily due to automation.
By SEN. DENISE HARPER ANGEL, Prepared by LRC Staff
FRANKFORT— In this weekly column I try to emphasis positive legislation that I believe will move our state forward. Unfortunately, in the final days of the 2017 Legislative Session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed some very far-reaching legislation that I believe is wrong for our state and wrong for our children.