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EDITOR'S NOTE: Production workers at the plant belong to UAW Local 862.

By LUCAS ALBACH

UPDATE: The jefferson County Teacher’s Association endorsed Edelen, according to the campaign‘s Daniel Hurt. Laborers’ Local 576 in Louisville and Covington Professional Fi

By JOHN CHEVES

A federal judge has once again struck down Gov. Matt Bevin’s tougher eligibility rules for people receiving health coverage through Kentucky’s Medicaid program. The new rules were set to take effect next Monday.

By MARSHALL WARD

On March 22 the Mueller Report was released to Attorney General William Barr after nearly 2 years investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections.

News Flash: William Barr was the Attorney General during George H.W. Bush’s term who set the stage for the pardoning of the actors who were convicted in the Iran-Contra Affair during Ronald Reagan’s presidency.

Will Barr do it again?

From The Washington Post: Trump surprises Republicans — and pleases Democrats — with push to revive health-care battle

By TOLUSE OLORUNNIPA SEUNG MIN KIM

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Sen. Mitch McConnell has Trumpitis. 

The president can't resist tweet-slamming or trash-talking anybody who dares challenge him. That's Trumpitis. (Most politicians have the good sense not to diss their detractors personally, especially Fourth Estate critics.)

Anyway, Marshall Ward, a retired Murray school teacher, lit into the Senate majority leader in one of his Murray Ledger & Times columns. An unabashedly liberal Democrat, Ward relishes rattling local Republicans.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The Kentucky Democratic Party wants to inoculate the state against its "diseased" governor. 

 

From The Huffington Post: Joe Scarbrough sends withering warning to Donald Trump's defenders

“We’re not going to divert our eyes,” said the co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

By LEE MORAN

EDITOR'S NOTE: Known as the Asche Building when it housed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, the 1901-vintage structure survives as New York University's Brown Building. It is located at 23–29 Washington Place in Greenwich Village. Three plaques on outside walls tell of the fire. 

From the AFL-CIO

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The three major Democratic candidates for Kentucky Governor will debate on WDRB News ahead of the May 21 primaries.

Attorney General Andy Beshear, Rocky Adkins, the minority floor leader of the state House, and former state auditor Adam Edelen will face off on April 30. 

The Democrats are campaigning to unseat current Governor Matt Bevin, a Republican, who is running for his second term with a new running mate, State Senator Ralph Alvarado.