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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this. 

Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the increase in union density in 2020:

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A national Republican group has removed a television advertisement supporting GOP Gov. Matt Bevin after facing questions about featuring a Pike County businessman who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Educators are organizing to teach the state’s Trump-loving governor a civics lesson in November.

By PATRICK CALDWELL

By DAVID LEONHARDT

Almost a decade ago, Warren Buffett made a claim that would become famous. He said that he paid a lower tax rate than his secretary, thanks to the many loopholes and deductions that benefit the wealthy.

By ROY PULLAM

I never forgot what an honor it was to be in front of a group of students as a teacher.  It was a seminal honor to be given the responsibility of teaching Henderson County students.  

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Frankfort, KY — In case you missed it, the AARP released a new survey finding that lowering health care costs and addressing rising prescription drug costs rank among the most important issues to voters over 50 years old in Kentucky.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Kyle Henderson, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184 business manager, didn’t have to invite Andy Beshear to Paducah Saturday night for the union's 120th anniversary dinner.

Henderson told the big crowd that after the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful heard about the celebration, he phoned him and said, "Kyle, I’ve got to be there. I’ve got to come and talk to my friends.”

Thanks to Honi Goldman for sending us this important reminder.

Check your voter registration to make sure you are still registered to vote, and that the information is correct.

Remind your friends, family to do the same. The Last day to register to vote or to change your voting information is 4 p.m. EDT (3 p.m. CDT) on Monday, October 7.