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After months of pressure from activists, CMS thought they could fool us by replacing the controversial Medicare Direct Contracting program with the nearly identical (and in m

Governor announces lowest recorded unemployment rate in Kentucky history

From SEBASTIAN KITCHEN

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Winners in Tuesday's Democratic primary included three members of our union family: Chad Aull, Sue Foster and Keith Pruitt.

The Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed trio will be on the ballot for the state House of Representatives this fall.

GOP infighting continues party’s race to the bottom

From Sebastian Kitchen, Kentucky Democratic Party executive director

Booker campaign statement: Charles Booker, descendant of slaves in Kentucky, becomes the first Black Kentuckian to win a major party nomination for U.S.  Senate

LOUISVILLE, KY – In a historic victory, Charles Booker has won the Kentucky Democratic Primary election for U.S. Senate. Booker is the first Black Kentuckian to receive the Democratic nomination.

With more than 48% of the vote counted, Booker has received 72% of Democratic votes.

MAYFIELD, Ky. (KFVS) - A Disaster Recovery Resource Fair will be held on Saturday, May 21 for December 10-11 tornado victims.

The event will be held at the Mayfield High School gym from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fair is to allow families recovering from the storms nearly six months ago to ask questions, get answers and learn what resources are available to help them move forward.

By BRUCE MAPLES

The 2022 primaries have come and gone, but their impact will be felt for some time.

Many people sort of pooh-pooh primaries, and don’t make much of an effort to get to the polls. (I was a poll-worker yesterday, so I speak from experience.) And yet, in a dramatically polarized state like Kentucky, the primary is often THE election.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Since my wife and I enthusiastically voted for President Joe Biden, gave his campaign some money and named our new kitten Jill for the First Lady, I don't think he'd mind if I modified his statement on the Pennsylvania Senate race to fit the Kentucky Senate race.

Biden on the Democratic nominee: