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Billy Graham’s granddaughter says, “This president doesn’t represent our faith.”

“If we are right,” the group wrote in a letter, “this is Russia trying to influence how Americans vote.”

EDITOR'S NOTE: Here is a statement from Marisa McNee, Kentucky Democratic Party spokesperson, on the poll: This poll reflects the clear grassroots support for Amy McGrath, and confirms

Crooner-turned-Congressional candidate Alonzo Pennington wrote, sang and played on his guitar "We Can Do Better" at the big teacher rally in Frankfort on April 13.

He has turned the tune into a music video. Click here to listen and watch.

Op-Ed: Legislative Session Was About Shift and Shaft

The 2018 Kentucky General Assembly featured larger throngs of protestors than any session in recent memory.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, says the path to turning Congress blue runs through Kentucky’s First District.

He’s backing Alonzo Pennington of Princeton because the native western Kentuckian “is the candidate who can get it done.”

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

“Remember in November,” Kyle Henderson’s bumper stickers remind Bluegrass State motorists.

“‘How soon they forget’ – that’s been my experience with people and politics,” said Henderson, Paducah-based Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184 business manager. “I want to keep everybody motivated.”

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

We are calling on Legislators from both parties, and in both chambers, to file and pass a simple resolution condemning the comments made by the Governor yesterday. Suggesting that a peaceful protest was the root cause of sexual assault, child abuse or drug dependency is morally repugnant and beneath the decorum we should expect of our Elected Officials.

We ask that you add the passage of this simple resolution to your call sheet. Call the legislative hotline @ 1 (800) 372-7181

By ROY PULLUM

There is something about being 72.  

I am rarely shocked by people's statements or actions.  It is hard to view the world through rose-colored glasses when I have seen so many crass actions and actors.  I have seen shoddy leadership and no leadership at all, but sometimes from the sewer of man's lack of civility, new excrement rises to the surface.

By BILL LONDRIGAN

Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Tomorrow and Saturday are the final two scheduled days of the 2018 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly and we are expecting thousands of teachers, state workers, union members and supporters at the Capitol. 

We will begin Friday with a 9 a.m. press conference at the state federation office, 140 Kings Daughter Dr., #100, and then we will proceed to the Capitol following the press conference.