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Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

By MANDY McCLAREN

Sarah Jordan wants you to know her father’s name.

The American Bar Association had rated the new nominee, Judge Justin Walker, as unqualified, but he has strong conservative support

By KARL HULSE

Vulnerable coal miners suffering from black lung disease fear what will happen if COVID-19 is added to the mix.

By MATT KRUPNICK

By KENNY COLSTON
Kentucky Democratic Party
 
Frankfort, KY —  U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, the top ranked Republican in Congress, has reportedly left Washington D.C. in the middle of negotiations on how Congress should respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dear Executive Board and COPE Members:

In keeping with the recommended precautionary measures surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, the regularly scheduled March 18 Executive Board and COPE meetings are being postponed.  You will be informed when they are re-scheduled. 

In Solidarity, Bill.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

I liked the compare-and-contrast method in teaching history.

Students study the words of people on both sides of an issue, then make a judgment based on the evidence.   

The method works just as well with politicians. Listen to one, then another, and decide which one deserves your vote. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: Several of our union brothers and sisters are belong to county Democratic party committes or are planning to join a committee. Thus, we are publishing this letter from Ben Self, state Democratic party chair.

Dear County Party Leaders:

Because many of our union brothers and sisters are veterans, Jeff Wiggins and Lyles Taylor sent us this. 

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (UMWA) appeared on CNBC yesterday afternoon to discuss the labor movement’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the concrete steps our government can take right now to protect the health and safety of workers, our society and our economy.