Kentucky State AFL-CIO

 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Brad Bowman used to cover state government and politics for the Frankfort State Journal.

We will keep getting more of the same thing: high-end tax breaks paired with regulatory rollbacks.

Our lives are on the line. Right now is a critical moment to show up, speak out, and take a stand to protect affordable, high-quality health care.

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Thousands of auto assemblers at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi factory, are coming together to create a better workplace. By joining together in a union, they hope to end unreasonable production quotas, stop unsafe working conditions, and earn a fair return on their work at Nissan.

Thanks to Leslie McColgin of Four Rivers Indivisible for sending us this.
We're hitting the streets to protect health care, and your leadership is needed because our lives are on the line.

Thanks to Leslie McColgin  of Four Rivers Indivisible for sending us this.

What may happen
next in Congress?

Because it’s not likely that Sen. McConnell will get the votes for a full repeal, there’s an emerging alternative path described as “skinny repeal.” But a more apt description is the Trojan Horse.

By JEFFREY YOUNG

Senate Republicans again failed to approve legislation to repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday.

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Under President Obama, the Department of Labor approved a rule stating that financial advisers must work in the best interest of their clients. Now, the Trump administration is trying to roll back this critical rule.

The Republicans’ terrible new health care bill will confiscate health care benefits from millions of people, hand a big tax break to the wealthy few while taxing working people’s health benefits.