Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Polling results released today by the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) show Andy Beshear, Greg Stumbo, and Heather French Henry leading in their respective statewide races.

Labor Day Programs Sept. 2

Louisville: Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic and Car Show. Starts at 10 a.m. Sponsored by Greater Louisville United Labor Day Picnic Inc. Zoo is at 1100 Trevillian Way.

Owensboro: Labor Day Picnic. Starts at noon at English Park, 2 Woodford Ave. Sponsored by the Owensboro Central Labor Council. 

Paducah: Labor Day Parade: Starts at 9:30 a.m. and goes up Broadway from 2nd to 17th streets. Events tentatively set for Carson Park after the parade. Sponsored by the Western Kentucky Labor Day Committee. 

Ashland:  Labor Day Parade starts at noon in Catlettsburg, sponsored by Ashland Area Labor Council.

 

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.

Recent News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could get another Democratic challenger in his reelection bid next year.

Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins says a U.S. Senate run remains an option for him, but he doesn't plan to announce his decision until after this year's election.

 

New report: Kentucky teachers spend, on average, $404 of their own income on classroom supplies

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY — While Matt Bevin is busy attacking public educators, a new report shows Kentucky’s teachers are gearing up to go back to school “by opening their wallets to buy classroom supplies.” 

New Labor Department revisions complicate the Trump administration’s message of a strong economy.

After getting sued by his own lieutenant governor and bullying teachers this week, Matt Bevin personally attacked his former GOP primary challenger who received nearly 40% of the vote in May. 

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