From Bill Londrigan: Below are the arrangements for Brother Kip Phillips.  Please check out his long and dedicated service to his union, its members and his community!  Please keep Kip and his family and his union family in your thoughts and prayers.  In Solidarity, Bill. 

Obituary for Mr. James Kermit "Kip" Phillips Jr.


AFT Local 1360

If you're as old as I am--69--you remember movie double features.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Phillips received the 2012 W.C. Young Award, the highest award the Paducah-based Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council bestows. Click here to see a story about Phillips's long and distinguished career as a trade unionist. The story includes a link to his appearance as a guest on "The Union Label," a cable TV show in Paducah.   

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this. Sen. Brown will be the keynote speaker during the Kentucky State AFL-CIO's 33rd Biennnial Convention next month in Lexington. "Sen. Brown has always stood with workers," Londrigan said.


MARTINS FERRY, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at protecting workers from losing their jobs to technology.

Kentucky Democratic Party

Bevin Also Admits He Uses Taxpayer-Funded State Plane for “Personal Reasons,” But Refuses to Disclose Details About Secretive Flights to Miami, Atlanta, Nashville, Kansas City, Chicago, Wisconsin… 

Jacqueline Coleman, Andy Beshear's running mate, is slamming Matt Bevin after an interview with the Bowling Green Daily News where he told Kentucky taxpayers "it's none of their business" why he's using a taxpayer-funded state plane to travel across the country.


On Thursday night, the Democratic candidates had the national stage to themselves. They argued for an expanded role for government in health care, greater restrictions on firearms and dramatic action to address climate change. To hear unfiltered GOP pushback, you can go to Or you could sample the propaganda segment that aired on Fox News on Friday at 10 a.m. right in the middle of what the network views as its “straight news” coverage.