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Polling results released today by the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) show Andy Beshear, Greg Stumbo, and Heather French Henry leading in their respective statewide races.

Thamks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

By ASHLEY SORCE

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear visited Owensboro Thursday to discuss the jobs plan he hopes to implement should he be elected governor in November.

In the third stop after releasing his economic plan earlier this week, Beshear visited the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 663 on Alvey Park Drive where he met with an apprenticeship class. Jeremy Young, training coordinator and business agent for Local 633, gave Beshear a tour of the program.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could get another Democratic challenger in his reelection bid next year.

Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins says a U.S. Senate run remains an option for him, but he doesn't plan to announce his decision until after this year's election.

 

New report: Kentucky teachers spend, on average, $404 of their own income on classroom supplies

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY — While Matt Bevin is busy attacking public educators, a new report shows Kentucky’s teachers are gearing up to go back to school “by opening their wallets to buy classroom supplies.” 

New Labor Department revisions complicate the Trump administration’s message of a strong economy.

After getting sued by his own lieutenant governor and bullying teachers this week, Matt Bevin personally attacked his former GOP primary challenger who received nearly 40% of the vote in May. 

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY — The Kentucky Democratic Party is calling on Governor Matt Bevin to personally refund Kentucky taxpayers for any costs associated with the fundraiser he is holding today, following a report from the Louisville Courier Journal that Bevin’s personal “pocketbook could benefit.”

Matt Bevin is also demanding wealthy donors help pay off his own personal debt to get a photo with the president.

Frankfort, KY — Today, the Kentucky Democratic Party is filing a campaign finance complaint with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance (KREF) after uncovering a letter that Governor Matt Bevin sent to solicit campaign donations, which shows he is engaging in a scheme to circumvent campaign finance limits.