Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

The deadly coronavirus pandemic has forced our state, our country and our world into frightening and unsettling times. No one knows how this global health crisis will last. 

From Bill Finn:

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In an effort to collaborate and to head off a disastrous increase in pension contributions for public agencies across the Commonwealth, the House Democratic Caucus leadership sent a letter to Governor Bevin on Wednesday inviting him to meet with the caucus and discuss their concerns with his pension bill. In reply, the governor called the offer a “political stunt,” and said that Democrats were “kicking the can down the road … as you have done for 20 years.”

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

sMitch McConnell has been described as "opaque," "drab," and even "dull." He is one of the least popular - and most polarizing - politicians in the country. So how did he win eight consecutive elections? And what does it tell us about how he operates?

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Attorney Gen. Andy Beshear, the Kentucky State AFL-CIO endorsed Democratic candidate for governor, is taking to social media to directly respond to Gov. Matt Bevin.

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY — The Kentucky Democratic Party is calling on Matt Bevin to withdraw from a legal effort he recently joined that threatens to undermine health care protections for Kentuckians with pre-existing medical conditions.


Elaine Chao reportedly helped secure millions of dollars in federal money requested by her husband, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, for his home state of Kentucky by using her official capacity as secretary of the Department of Transportation, a move that ethics officials have lambasted and even consider impeachable.