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By WALTER MOSS

Like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez I was raised Catholic. Counting graduate work at Georgetown, I attended Catholic schools for more than twenty years. My first college teaching job, which I held for three years, was at Wheeling College—since renamed Wheeling Jesuit University.

By OLIVIA KRAUTH 

FRANKFORT — Three years ago, Kentucky lawmakers quietly gutted a wastewater bill, replaced its contents with pension reform and zipped it through both chambers in a day.

Thanks to our friend Bill Barry in Baltimore for sending us this.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Spring training—wrapping up now--is where big league baseball players, having spent most of the winter away from ballparks, get back to the basics--mainly pitching, hitting and fielding—before opening day. (This year April 1.)

But any time is a good time for unions to encourage their members to focus on the fundamentals of what unions have done—and are still doing—not just for them but for all working people.

By KENNY COLSTON

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, Ky. -- Roughly a year out from the 2022 filing deadline for his re-election, Senator Rand Paul has kicked off what appears to be a national tour with groups and individuals who supported the January 6 insurrection. 

By BRUCE MAPLES

Most Kentuckians, I would be willing to wager, agree with the Jeffersonian view of a public education. It provides an aristocracy that everyone can join.

In 2019, Democrat Andy Beshear ran against a failed Republican incumbent governor who disrespected educators and attacked our public education system. Teachers put Beshear over the top.

MUST LISTEN

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Pro Act

Bloomberg Radio

March 26, 2021

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined Bloomberg Radio to discuss the benefits of the #PROAct and how to create an infrastructure package that creates good paying union jobs.

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