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From Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president:

On Monday, March 29th we will conduct our second Car Caravan at the State Capitol to demonstrate our opposition to veto overrides of several bad pieces of legislation including: H.B. 475; H.B. 258; H.B. 563 etc. 

By BERRY CRAIG

Some well-intentioned liberals are praising Kentucky Republican lawmakers for making it easier to vote in the Bluegrass State instead of passing laws aimed at suppressing minority votes, most of which go to Democrats.

They’d never admit it, of course. But the Republicans approved voting “reform” legislation because it helps the GOP.

Last year, the deadly coronavirus pandemic led to emergency changes in voting rules to give Kentuckians greater and safer access to the ballot box.

From Medicare.gov: Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms. Treatment may help reduce symptoms.

On Friday, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will visit Birmingham alongside actress Jennnifer Garner to tout the “Help is Here” benefits of Biden’s recovery package. 

The visit comes as politicians and activists make one final push for union votes ahead of the deadline for balloting on March 29. 

KDP Statement on Gov. Beshear’s Actions on Education-Related Bills

The following is a statement from Colmon Elridge, chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party: