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Andy Beshear and Jacqueline Coleman have been traveling around Kentucky over the past couple of weeks to discuss their Kitchen Table Agenda, which will lift up working families and create good-paying jobs:

“Beshear outlines new jobs plan during Ashland appearance.” - Ashland Daily Independent

GOP Auditor finds that his pension board is failing to comply with bipartisan transparency law

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Women overall make 80 cents for every dollar paid to men, and the wage gap is even worse for women of color: African American women make 61 cents and Latinas make 53 cents for every dollar white, non-Hispanic men make. Asian American women make 85 cents to the dollar; they are more likely to have advanced degrees than white men but are still paid less.

The Paycheck Fairness Act would further close the legal loopholes standing in the way of wage equality for women and prohibit retaliation against workers asking about their employers’ wage practices.

Dr. Lawrence Wittner (https://www.lawrenceswittner.com/) is Professor of History Emeritus at SUNY/Albany and the author of Confronting the Bomb (Stanford University Press).]

Thamks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

By ASHLEY SORCE

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear visited Owensboro Thursday to discuss the jobs plan he hopes to implement should he be elected governor in November.

In the third stop after releasing his economic plan earlier this week, Beshear visited the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 663 on Alvey Park Drive where he met with an apprenticeship class. Jeremy Young, training coordinator and business agent for Local 633, gave Beshear a tour of the program.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could get another Democratic challenger in his reelection bid next year.

Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins says a U.S. Senate run remains an option for him, but he doesn't plan to announce his decision until after this year's election.

 

New report: Kentucky teachers spend, on average, $404 of their own income on classroom supplies

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Frankfort, KY — While Matt Bevin is busy attacking public educators, a new report shows Kentucky’s teachers are gearing up to go back to school “by opening their wallets to buy classroom supplies.” 

Polling results released today by the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) show Andy Beshear, Greg Stumbo, and Heather French Henry leading in their respective statewide races. In addition, the polling showed that Governor Bevin and Senator McConnell remain unpopular across the state.