Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Frankfort, KY — As working families continue to unify behind the Beshear/Coleman ticket, Matt Bevin’s nasty “

By Richard Trumka and Rick Bloomingdale, For The Times

CLC monthly meeting days, times and places 

WESTERN KENTUCKY, 1202 S 4th St; Paducah; fourth Tuesday; 5:30 p.m., Eboard, 6 p.m., regular meeting.


GREATER LOUISVILLE, UAW Local 862 hall, 3000 Fern Valley Rd.; third Tuesday, 6 p.m.


OWENSBORO, Roosevelt House, 2920 Yale Place, second Wednesday, 7 p.m.


NORTHERN KENTUCKY, Standard Club, 643 Laurel St. Covington, third Thursday, 7 p.m.


ASHLAND, USW Local 1865 hall, 734 Carter Ave., last Thursday, 6:30 p.m.


TRI-COUNTY, Operating Engineers 181 hall, 7th and Elm Sts., Henderson, first Monday, 5:30 p.m. 


BLUEGRASS, LiUNA Local 189 hall, 2631 Wilhite Dr., Lexington; second Tuesday, 6 p.m.

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