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On this day in 1955, the AFL and CIO gathered at our first joint convention. Sixty-four years later, the AFL-CIO has so much to be proud of.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

At least Gov. Bevin is consistent. 

Kentucky State AFL-CIO Executive Board Member Donna Haynes, IBEW Local 1701, presented state AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan a silver tray in appreciation for the state AFL-CIO helping sponsor las

Kentucky Family Values, which is working in numerous state House races, is out with more ads targeting a number of candidates who are opposing our endorsed candidates. (Click here to see a list of all our endorsed candidates.)

By BERRY CRAIG
AFT Local 1360

Washington Post writer Jennifer Rubin has had it with the narrative that both parties are equally at fault for shoving politics into the gutter. 

By BILL LONDRIGAN
Kentucky State AFL-CIO President

Kentucky Family Values is working in numerous state House races and among other items they have produced are ads targeting a number of candidates for the state House. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Ask any of Matt Bevin's many detractors. The governor's motormouth is the gift that keeps on giving.

A ton of teachers can't wait to retire a slew of Republicans from the General Assembly on Nov. 6. Hence, the GOP gov would be wise to pour oil on troubled political waters.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The rooster is the Democratic Party symbol in the Bluegrass State.

But our friend Judy Tuggle of Mayfield shared with us this tale of a Republican rooster named Butch. Judy is a member of the Graves County Democratic Executive Committee and a strong union supporter.

A friend in Michigan sent her this. Like all good stories, it has a moral at the end. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in our series of history stories about the West Virginia Mine Wars of the early 20th century.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Hear the snickering?

Turn around. See the guys making fun of you?

It's Republican union-busters.