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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

We hear you.

Ni • hi • list  – A person who believes in nothing, has no loyalties, and has no purpose other than to destroy

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Bluegrass State union members will gather in Louisville for a “Working People’s Day of Action” rally on Feb. 24, two days before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the first oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.

Thanks to Bill Londrigan and Steve Earle for sending us this.

Our nation's pension funds are in crisis! This issue needs to be addressed now in order to prevent an economic disaster across the nation.

We are asking Congress to "Preserve Our Pensions" for tens of thousands of retirees because #TheyEarnedIt.

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

To all my conservative female friends mocking and complaining about the Women’s March on Washington and around the world, a gentle reminder:

Every time you go to the voting booth to choose your candidate—Republican or Democrat—you are doing so because of women who marched.

Thanks to Bill Finn, state director, Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Councill for sending us this. "Indiana Study confirms no savings found in Prevailing Wage Repeal. Wages dropped, less productivity and negative consequences for veterans, education and worker turnover," Finn said. "Click on the links for the Executive Summary or the Repeal Study below."

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Guitarist Alonzo Pennington answers to “International Thumpicker.” He wants to be called “congressman.”

The Caldwell countian tossed his hat is in the ring for the May 22 Democratic primary in the First Congressional District.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Veteran trade unionist Eldon Renaud, a former Bowling Green mayor, is one of four Democratic candidates vying for the soon-to be-open 20th District state House seat. 

Longtime legislator Jody Richards, a former House speaker, is retiring. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

A quartet of Democratic state House candidates and about 100 well-wishers showed up at Kyle Henderson’s downtown Paducah union hall for an impromptu filing-deadline-day rally in Paducah.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Click here to view a video in which Ward discusses in depth the public pension crisis. Click here to read the Kentucky Public Pension Coalition's Facebook story of Sue Foltz Sutton, a retired educator.

By MARSHALL WARD

President, Calloway County Retired Teachers Association