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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Happy Turkey Day.

AFGE-led coalition calls on Congress to reject proposed legislation that would cause the dismantling of the nation’s largest health care system

The Trump Tax Plan is Plunder, Plain and Simple.

By TIM KOECHLIN

The Trump tax proposal is appalling (if utterly unsurprising).  It is immoral and it is bad economic policy.  It will make the rich richer, and it will not promote economic growth.  This tax plan is, in its essence, a further redistribution of income from the middle class and the poor to the very rich.  It’s plunder, plain and simple.

I am reaching out to you today to ask you to be a part of something big.

Teaching is hard work that takes dedication. I overcame many challenges to be a teacher of students with special needs in Kentucky and I’m very proud of what I did. I did everything I was supposed to. I worked hard, saved and contributed to my community. I am now retired and living off the pension I earned.

By BILL LONDRIGAN

President, Kentucky State AFL-CIO

The 32nd Biennial Convention is a month away and I wanted to let you that we have received over 100 delegate credentials to date and would like to ask your assistance in reaching out to your affiliated unions across Kentucky and request they return their credentials as soon as feasible. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Cecil Roberts raised the roof at the last two Kentucky State AFL-CIO conventions in Louisville.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Chuck Jones will be a featured speaker at the Kentucky State AFL-CIO Convention set for Nov. 6-7 in Lexington.

By Mark Gruenberg
PAI Staff Writer

Washington (PAI) — As far as Chuck Jones is concerned, when Donald Trump talks about keeping good jobs in the U.S., he’s a liar.

Trump has been losing his grip.

By CHRIS KAHN and TIM REID

(Reuters) - Outside the Morgan County fair in McConnelsville, in a rural swath of Ohio that fervently backed U.S. President Donald Trump in last year’s election, ticket seller John Wilson quietly counts off a handful of disappointments with the man he helped elect.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Larry Cohen is a former president of the Communications Workers of America. 

The GOP is at it again. We’ve always known they will stop at nothing to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now they are trying to destroy Medicaid and Medicare by giving huge tax breaks to corporations and the very wealthy.