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


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

Thanks to Daniel Hurt for sending us this.

EDITOR'S NOTE: “At some point along the way, Mitch McConnell decided that his own longevity in Washington trumped all — that he would even be willing to feed the public disillusionment with its elected leaders if it would increase his and his party’s odds of success at the polls. In the contest of cynical striving versus earnest service, Mitch McConnell has already won.” -- Alec MacGillis, The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell.


Trump said United Auto Workers union dues are too high now that a major GM plant is closing on his watch.



Shortly after Democrat Adam Edelen announced he was running for governor with Louisville businessman Gill Holland as his running mate for lieutenant governor, Edelen’s campaign said Holland would not be releasing his tax returns.

The statement sparked criticism — Democrats have railed against Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s refusal to release his taxes — but the campaign stood firm.


Kentucky Center for Economic Policy

The General Assembly adjourned for the veto period without providing relief from soon-to-spike pension costs to quasi-governmental organizations like regional universities and community mental health centers. The legislature can still prevent an unaffordable increase on the session’s final day — March 28 — but must reject attempts to attach harmful pension changes that would set Kentucky back.

Governor Matt Bevin made international news yesterday when he shared in a radio interview that he had bypassed having his children vaccinated for chicken pox, and instead had intentionally gotten them infected with the disease by visiting a neighbor who was sick and contagious.


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The Kentucky State AFL-CIO's COPE Committee has endorsed Democrat Greg Stumbo for attorney general but the panel opted to remain neutral in the four-way race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

The primary is May 21.

The committee voted "no recommendation" for House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins, Attorney Gen. Andy Beshear, former auditor Adam Edelen and Geoff Young, all of who whom want to be the Democratic candidate for governor.