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By BILL LONDRIGAN

President Kentucky State AFL-CIO

For 14 years under three governors, Marvin “Gene” Strong Jr. served as secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. During his tenure, hundreds of employers opened facilities in Kentucky, our economic-development efforts gained positive national recognition and other states sought to emulate our strategies. 

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Democratic Party released the following statement in response to Gov. Matt Bevin’s economic development announcement that Kentucky has broken a record of “new business investment.”


By MIKE ELK

Greetings from Nashville, Tenn., where Payday has been investigating the death of Latino construction worker Sergio Gutiérrez. Check out our initial post and donate so we can keep covering this crucial story.

Latino Construction Workers in Louisville Engage in Landmark Wildcat Strike

By MIKE ELK

NASHVILLE, TENN. — On Monday, Sergio Gutiérrez, a 30-year-old Guatemalan immigrant, was electrocuted to death while working on a construction site in downtown Nashville. Two other workers were also injured in the accident.

By State Rep. SANNIE OVERLY

Kentucky Democratic Party chair

For eight years, we were blessed to have Steve Beshear as our Governor.

Kentucky State AFL-CIO and Teamsters Local 89 File Legal Challenge to Recently Passed Kentucky Right to Work Act

Suit Filed in Franklin Circuit Court Names Gov. Bevin and Seeks To Overturn HB 1