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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Kentucky State AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan and a group of labor leaders traveled to tornado-shattered Bowling Green on Wednesday to help identify union members and their families who are victims of the deadly Dec. 10 storm and need assistance.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Tornado-ravaged Mayfield is on the way back, thanks to a big boost from a small army of volunteers who have converged on the Graves County seat.

Many of the volunteers pack union cards, especially in the building trades.

“I need more adjectives,” said Mayor Kathy O’Nan. “‘Overwhelmed’ and ‘heartwarming’ just do not seem adequate to express the gratitude all of us feel for the outpouring of help and love that continues to flow our way.

From the House Budget Committee, John Yarmuth, chair

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Budget Committee released a report highlighting statements from leading economists, advocates, and experts on the need for the Build Back Better Act.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Five union card-carrying Lexington Waste Management Dept. workers are among volunteers pitching in to help clean up tornado-shattered Dawson Springs.

Members of AFSCME Local 4468, they are Drivers Mike Page and James Mason, Ancillary Supervisor Eric Wheeler and Public Service Workers Aaron Miller and Kevin Madden.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Our story about Paducah Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184 and its tornado relief effort is the lead story in the "LABOR AND COMMUNITY" category. The story originally appeared on our website and was reprinted by our friend Bruce Maples at Forward Kentucky.  

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