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Polling results released today by the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) show Andy Beshear, Greg Stumbo, and Heather French Henry leading in their respective statewide races.

From Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president:

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Below is a link detailing this Friday’s WFPL Radio program in Louisville about unions, worker safety and "right to work" at 11 a.m. to noon (EDT). I will be on along with several other guests.  Those who are available can call in with questions or comments at 502-814-TALK. 

In Solidarity, Bill.

Andy Beshear is taking to social media today to criticize Matt Bevin for trying to rip health care away from working families, following an announcement that his office once again filed a legal brief to protect coverage for Kentuckians with pre-existing health conditions. 

At High Noon on Wednesday, there will be a picket and delivery of a letter to the Management of the Circle K gasoline and convenience store at 1630 Arthur Street in Louisville.
This will be the fifth action at this location.  We call on your solidarity!  We are asking Circle K (owned by Couche-Tard in Quebec) to take VUSE off their shelves. 
 
The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) is boycotting Reynolds American Tobacco company's e-cigarette VUSE until that corporation guarantees the right of f

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

President Donald Trump will visit Louisville on behalf of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection campaign next week.

Bevin's campaign announced on Monday that Trump will headline an Aug. 21 fundraiser for the governor. 

America’s working class is in desperate shape, and its longtime protectors — unions — have lost much of their power.

By NICHOLAS KRISTOF

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1350 

Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed Democrat Greg Stumbo says his opponent for attorney general was handpicked by "Moscow Mitch" McConnell. 

In a fund-raising email, Stumbo added that Republican Daniel Cameron is "a Washington lobbyist whose law firm represents the big drug companies, and who will not be constitutionally qualified to hold this office until just weeks before the election."

From the Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY—With less than 90 days until the general election, Matt Bevin is still facing sharp criticism and backlash from Republican officials and voters across Kentucky.