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From Bill Londrigan: It is my sad duty to once again inform you of the passing of another friend and great trade unionist Brother Bruce Wimsatt who served on the Kentucky State AFL-CIO Exec

From Bill Londrigan: Below are the arrangements for Brother Kip Phillips.  Please check out his long and dedicated service to his union, its members and his community!  Please keep Kip and

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

If you're as old as I am--69--you remember movie double features.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Phillips received the 2012 W.C. Young Award, the highest award the Paducah-based Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council bestows. Click here to see a story about Phillips's long and distinguished career as a trade unionist. The story includes a link to his appearance as a guest on "The Union Label," a cable TV show in Paducah.   

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this. Sen. Brown will be the keynote speaker during the Kentucky State AFL-CIO's 33rd Biennnial Convention next month in Lexington. "Sen. Brown has always stood with workers," Londrigan said.

By SHELLEY HANSON

MARTINS FERRY, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at protecting workers from losing their jobs to technology.

Kentucky Democratic Party

Bevin Also Admits He Uses Taxpayer-Funded State Plane for “Personal Reasons,” But Refuses to Disclose Details About Secretive Flights to Miami, Atlanta, Nashville, Kansas City, Chicago, Wisconsin… 

Jacqueline Coleman, Andy Beshear's running mate, is slamming Matt Bevin after an interview with the Bowling Green Daily News where he told Kentucky taxpayers "it's none of their business" why he's using a taxpayer-funded state plane to travel across the country.

By ERIC WIMPLE

On Thursday night, the Democratic candidates had the national stage to themselves. They argued for an expanded role for government in health care, greater restrictions on firearms and dramatic action to address climate change. To hear unfiltered GOP pushback, you can go to GOP.com. Or you could sample the propaganda segment that aired on Fox News on Friday at 10 a.m. right in the middle of what the network views as its “straight news” coverage.

The Economic Case for Medicare for All

Economics Professor Gerald Friedman, Ph.D., will speak on the funding of a single payer, improved Medicare for All health care system on October 24 at 7 p.m. at the Louisville First Unitarian Church, 809 S. 4th St.

Dr. Friedman is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at  Amherst.

Andy Beshear is sharing a new graphic on social media to slam Matt Bevin for "leaving money on the table," as he's releasing his plan today to expand gaming to make Kentucky more competitive and fund pensions for teachers and first responders.