Kentucky State AFL-CIO

EDITOR'S NOTE: Known as the Asche Building when it housed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, the 1901-vintage structure survives as New York University's Brown Building.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The three major Democratic candidates for Kentucky Governor will debate on WDRB News ahead of the May 21 primaries.


AFT Local 1360

It looks like Sen. Mitch McConnell might have a touch of Trumpitis. 

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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EDITOR'S NOTE: “At some point along the way, Mitch McConnell decided that his own longevity in Washington trumped all — that he would even be willing to feed the public disillusionment with its elected leaders if it would increase his and his party’s odds of success at the polls. In the contest of cynical striving versus earnest service, Mitch McConnell has already won.” -- Alec MacGillis, The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell.


Trump said United Auto Workers union dues are too high now that a major GM plant is closing on his watch.



AFT Local 1360

Melissa Miser, Working America regional director, outlined her organization's proposed election year program for Kentucky at Wednesday's quarterly meeting of the state AFL-CIO Executive Board in Frankfort.

The program would "focus on electing the state AFL-CIO-endorsed candidate for governor" while "working with partners to identify other down-ballot, statewide priorities."

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