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Governor Beshear called for two special elections for the state House to be held on February 25.

Democratic Minority Leader Rocky Adkins and Rep. Dennis Keene resigned in order to take positions within the Beshear administration.

Democrat Rachel Roberts is our endorsed candidate in HD-67 of Campbell County.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Lee is fiercely anti-union and richly deserves his place on the USW District 8 "Wall of Shame" banner

By DANIEL DESROCHERS

Conservative stalwart and longtime state Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election Friday, signaling the end of his tenure in Frankfort after nearly 20 years.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

My friend and union brother W.C. Young said his wallet always contained two cards--his union card and his NAACP card.

Mine does, too.

UPDATE FROM THE HERALD-LEADER: KY coal miner protest ends in victory for the few who remained; company pays all wages READ MORE HERE

By RYAN C. HERMENS

Responding to the pleas of coal miners who blocked a Pike County railroad track Monday night over unpaid wages, Gov. Andy Beshear vowed Tuesday that his state Labor Cabinet will take the miners’ employer to court if the company does not comply with his administration’s demand for records.