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By DANIEL DESROCHERS

Former Marine Corps pilot Amy McGrath criticized the federal government’s coronavirus relief package Monday, saying it had “holes” and painting it as a bailout for big corporations as the number of COVID-19 cases surges in Kentucky.

By AMYE BENSENHAVER

On July 9, Attorney General Daniel Cameron issued an open records decision — 20-ORD-095 (erroneously dated June 9) — which confirms that he intends to narrow the public’s rights under the open records law.

He will not do so — yet anyway — by advocating for new exceptions to the law. Instead, he will chip away at 44 plus years of carefully vetted — and in most cases judicially tested — interpretation of those laws by his predecessors and the courts.

Thanks to Judy Tuggle for sending us this.

How Would It Begin? The Early Signs of Totalitarianism

By ROGER E. OLSON

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

EDITOR'S NOTE: Like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis, Judy Tuggle sees the labor and civil rights movement as natural allies. Lewis was one of labor's best friends in Washington. During his long tenure in the House of Representatives, Lewis supported union-backed legislation 99 percent of the time, according to the AFL-CIO.

 Judy Tuggle put out her American flag Saturday in honor of Congressman John Lewis.