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During the last legislative session, educators across the state took action to defend public schools and Ke

“By Tuesday, July 30, the New York Times reported that McConnell was enraged by the nickname, and on Wednesday, July 31, the KDP started taking or

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1350 

Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed Democrat Greg Stumbo says his opponent for attorney general was handpicked by "Moscow Mitch" McConnell. 

In a fund-raising email, Stumbo added that Republican Daniel Cameron is "a Washington lobbyist whose law firm represents the big drug companies, and who will not be constitutionally qualified to hold this office until just weeks before the election."

From the Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY—With less than 90 days until the general election, Matt Bevin is still facing sharp criticism and backlash from Republican officials and voters across Kentucky. 

As Andy Beshear and Jacqueline Coleman prepare to open up two new field offices in Louisville tomorrow, Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton is publicly disputing Matt Bevin's claim that they have a "great relationship," saying: "Look, I did not talk to him. I’ve never talked with him about the dismissals. My staff has not been treated right and I stand by my staff.”

Thanks to Bill Finn and Todd Johnson for calling our attention to this story.

By JOE SONKA

The Metro Department of Codes and Regulations issued a written warning on May 31 to a contractor working on the construction of a new twin hotel project on Whiskey Row downtown, declaring that it was violating state and city law by subcontracting an unlicensed...

Trump-supporting Republican voters who came to see Mike Pence speak in Clay County told the Lexington Herald-Leader that “they’re supporting Beshear this fall because of Bevin’s marginalizing comments about teachers and his efforts to overhaul their pension system.” 

From the Kentucky Democratic Patry

Frankfort, KY—Matt Bevin is trying to claim he’s fighting the opioid crisis today, but his harmful health care agenda would only make the problem worse. 

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY—In case you missed it, a top credit rating agency is throwing even more cold water on Matt Bevin’s harmful pension overhaul by declaring it “credit negative.” 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT LOCAL 1360

We’re used to union-haters lying about us.

One of their standby falsehoods is the bogus claim that all unions care about is ourselves.

Tuesday‘s rally in support of the protesting Harlan County miners is more proof—as if it were needed—that organized labor sticks up for more than our own.