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EDITOR'S NOTE: McGrath is the Kentucky State AFl-CIO endorsed candidate for the US Senate.

By AMY McGrath

By JENNIFER RUBIN

President Trump is not the only Republican who has no idea how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Equally incompetent and confused is the Republican Senate, which has had months to consider the Heroes Act but still is paralyzed.

Kentucky State AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan will be participating in a Facebook livestream interview with the Mitch McConnell Retirement Committee this evening at 7:30 p.m.  

The livestream will commence at 7:00 p.m. so please stay on to catch his interview which begins around 7:30 p.m.   Below are the Facebook link and a Twitter link that will connect to the Facebook livestream event.  Feel free to share these links.  

McGrath wants funds for schools, state and local governments, national plan and resources for testing-and-tracing program

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath said Sen. Mitch McConnell’s failure to have federal funding in place to replace expiring unemployment insurance benefits and the Paycheck Protection Program is yet another example of his letting down Kentucky families and small businesses and of his weak leadership during a time of crisis. 

The labor movement continues to lead the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to fight for economic opportunity and social justice for America’s workers. You can look at your inbox for this Daily Brief from the AFL-CIO.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

As expected, the Kentucky State AFL-CIO today endorsed Democrat Amy McGrath for the U.S. Senate. 

"She has pledged her support for working people and unions and her opponent has spent his entire career in Washington trying to destroy the labor movement," said Bill Londrigan, state AFL-CIO president.