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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Andy Beshear didn’t mince words about the guy whose job he wants.

The 10th annual Golf Scramble to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is set for Monday June 10 at the Weissinger Hills Golf Course, 2240 Mt.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Gov. Matt Bevin told the truth when he said his race for reelection will feature "a very clear contrast on issues."

Nowhere will the contrast be clearer than on union issues. 

Bevin fended off a strong challenge from state Rep. Robert Goforth in the GOP primary. In the Democratic primary, Beshear, the outgoing attorney general, finished ahead of House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins and former auditor Adam Edelen.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Beshear outlined his labor positions to us in an interview last Friday during a campaign stop in Paducah.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Politicians often give voters glittering generalities when they want specifics.

After promising to “to work every single day for our working families,” Attorney Gen. Andy Beshear, the brand-new Democratic nominee for governor, gets specific on union issues: 

The following is a statement from Ben Self, Kentucky Democratic Party Chair, on Andy Beshear and Jaqueline Coleman’s win in the 2019 Gubernatorial Primary: 

“Congratulations to Attorney General Andy Beshear and his running mate Jaqueline Coleman on their success in the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary.

Frankfort, KY — On Tuesday, Governor Matt Bevin barely survived his primary election amid backlash from voters in his own Party. The controversial first-term Governor heads into November weakened and vulnerable to defeat. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: We enjoy posting commentary from our friend Roy Pullam in Henderson This week he sent us commentary from a Caldwell County Republican who's not on Team Bevin. Roy got it from former Democratic state Sen. Dorsey Ridley of Henderson. It's particularly timely today on primary election day. It will be just as timely as we head toward Nov. 5.  

Roy,

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

Kentuckians are set to cast their ballots for statewide offices on Tuesday in an election that will set the table for the fall. 

By VALARIE HONEYCUTT SPEARS

Yelling, “Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Matt Bevin has got to go,“ about 30 members of Kentucky 120 United rallied Monday outside Fayette County Public Schools’ Central Office in advance of Tuesday’s primary election.

Jeni Bolander, a leader in the educator’s group, said the rallies were held across Kentucky Monday to get out the vote Tuesday.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

A pair of Democratic officials sent early emails to the faithful today, urging them to vote in the primary.

Turnout is expected to be around 12.5 percent.