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Kentucky’s new pension law, which provides financial incentives for regional universities, county health departments and dozens of other quasi-governmental agencies to exit the state pension system, is a “negative” for the state’s credit rating, the credit rating agency Moody’s said Monday.

From the Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY — The Kentucky Democratic Party is calling on U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell to remove inflammatory and violent imagery from his campaign Twitter account.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Gov. Matt Bevin was featured on a slew of signs and tee shirts at Fancy Farm.

None of the imagery was complimentary.

Frankfort, KY— On Friday, the Kentucky Democratic Party announced sales of “Moscow Mitch” merchandise skyrocketed on the second day of the campaign. Total sales hit $200,000 in less than two days with more than 5,500 unique orders.

Andy Beshear visited the Purchase District Health Department in Paducah Thursday to focus on expanding access to affordable health care. Earlier in the day, Andy met and answered questions from pastors in Bowling Green at a "faith listening session."

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Larry Sanderson opened Friday’s Danny Ross Labor luncheon in Paducah by offering a toast to the veteran Kentucky labor leader for whom the annual pre-Fancy Farm feed is named.

“To Danny Ross, a great man, a great friend and a great labor leader," Sanderson proposed, signaling the crowd at Walker Hall to hoist clear plastic cups of iced tea, lemonade and water. "May his soul rest in peace."