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From BILL LONDRIGAN

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:

Kentucky Building Trades Affiliates,

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — Changes Gov. Matt Bevin made to his pension bill Wednesday do not address the main concern of lawmakers and do not improve the bill's chances, state House Speaker David Osborne said Thursday.

"I don't think this has changed anybody's mind. ... The overriding concern expressed by members about the bill remains," Osborne said in a phone interview. "... It's very possible we will not have a special session."

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY—  On Wednesday night, Fox News host Tucker Carlson and Executive Director of American Conservative Magazine, Johnny Burtka, blasted U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, openly mocking him for opposing President Donald Trump’s economic agenda.

Bad tweets, ill-advised statements, ignorance — it’s all on display.

By AARON RUPAR

President Donald Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom began with him firing off tweets from Air Force One calling London Mayor Sadiq Khan “a stone cold loser” and culminated with him posting tweets at 1:30 am London time on Wednesday denigrating actress Bette Midler as a “Washed up psycho.

Lt. Governor Hampton’s Fired Staffer on the Bevin Administration: “I’m not exactly sure whether we need to call Ghostbusters or we’re looking for the Phantom of the Opera or what’s going on, but we need to get answers.”

Kentucky Democratic Party

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The Alliance for Retired Americans' 2018 Congressional Voting Record is more proof--as if more proof were needed--that Democrats are a whole lot more likely to support legislation important to us senior citizens than Republicans are.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Thanks to William Barry, retired organizer and director of Labor Studies at The Community College of Baltimore County, for sending us this editorial.