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By KENNY COLSTON

Kentucky Democratic Party

Though the 30-day short legislative session is winding down, a one-year budget must still be passed.

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

By GRACE SCHNEIDER

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin seldom needs notes or a prepared speech at announcements such as the recent unveiling of UPS' $750 million expansion in Louisville.

By AARON SMITH

It appears that as we get closer to the election, a new creature has been observed in various location across our state. 

Read more here.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories on the recent Kentucky State AFL-CIO convention. Click here to see photos from the convention on the state AFL-CIO Facebook page. Copies of all the photos are available by email at [email protected].

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Nobody can fire up a union crowd like Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America.

The times? Well, for all that they change, you can bet that a few things aren't all that different.

Take people trying to rip you off. Scammers.

They're not just going to say, "You know what, I've had enough of scamming. I'm good," and go away by themselves.

That's where an attorney general comes in. Someone who won't back down or give up the fight.

My opponent showed at our first televised debate this week that his duty is to corporations and special interests, not protecting the people

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series of articles on the convention. 

Ashley Snider was elected vice president of the Kentucky State AFL-CIO at the federation's 33rd biennial convention which concluded Tuesday in Lexington.

Snider will replace Ken Koch, who retired.

Snider is a member of IUE-CWA Local 83761 in Louisville and a trustee for the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council.