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EDITOR'S NOTE: We all need reminders. So here are a couple. First, don't forget who's with you and who's not. Rep.

The federal government will be increasing Kentucky’s supply of COVID-19 vaccines by 17 percent, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday.

By BRUCE MAPLES

Recently, Governor Beshear referenced a poll showing strong support for the actions he has taken to deal with the COVID pandemic. Being the stats nerd that I am, and wondering what else the poll might show, I tracked down the survey he was referring to.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Kudos to our new president for immediately sacking Peter Robb. We weren't surprised. Up and down the campaign trail, Joe Biden made it plain that he'd be in our corner. A union member was front-and-center in his inaugural ceremony.  Georgia Fire Captain Andrea Hall led the pledge of allegiance--spoken and in American Sign Language.

It’s time to transform the lives of working people through bold, structural change.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

"We’re going to win so much, you’re going to be so sick and tired of winning, you’re going to come to me and go ‘Please, please, we can’t win anymore.’" Donald Trump famously boasted on the campaign trail in 2016. 

He skulked away today as one of the biggest presidential losers.

Governor Andy Beshear today issued vetoes of five bills recently passed by the Kentucky General Assembly. As part of the veto process, he issued “veto message” documents, which are included under Resources below. He also went into some detail about his vetoes during his afternoon COVID press conference.

From the press release out of the governor’s office:

Read more here.


Continues phased implementation of two other programs.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2021) - The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI), announced that the agency has begun administering extended Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) over the weekend.