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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:

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

The weather is turning and so is the calendar. Which can mean only one thing – Election Day is just around the corner. But as a union member you know that the hard work to elect pro-working family candidates up and down the ballot has already begun.

We have only a few more weeks until we are stuck for the next few years with the election winner. Every little bit helps and that is why we are asking you to participate in the Kentucky AFL-CIO labor walk program.

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Matt Bevin on why he dropped Hampton: “...the things she wants to focus on are not the things that I've mentioned as we look forward…. She loves going into schools and talking to kids.” 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

GOP Gov. Matt Bevin and outgoing Attorney Gen. Andy Beshear, his Democratic challenger, debated for an hour in Paducah today.

But the fundamental difference between the candidates boiled down to a 30-second exchange: 

Beshear: "I know a teacher that right now is driving an Uber after work to make ends meet and because she's worried that this governor is going to cut her retirement. That is wrong."

Click here to view a UA video in which Bill Froehle says he supports Andy Beshear on expanding gaming and making medical marijuana legal in Kentucky.  

Click here to see a UA video featuring Kyle Henderson explaining why he's backing the Andy Beshear-Jacqueline Coleman ticket. Henderson is business manager of Paducah Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184, president of the West Kentucky Building and Construction Trade Council, AFL-CIO, and president of the Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council.