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Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

Thanks to Daniel Hurt for sending us this.


As U.S. Rep. James Comer grilled former Trump attorney Michael Cohen during his testimony Wednesday before a House committee, many people scoured the internet to find out more about the Kentucky congressman.


According to public polling, Donald Trump continues to lose the support of the American people.

What they left out of their questioning of Michael Cohen says more about the degradation of my former party than anything they said.


Kentucky's largest school system will be forced to shut down Thursday after thousands of teachers called in sick as part of a statewide "sickout."

Jefferson County Public Schools said late Wednesday night that it does not have enough substitutes to cover the number of absences reported.

Fayette County Public Schools, the state's second largest district, also announced it would close due to teacher absences.

Dear Brothers and Sisters:  Arrangements for Brother Joe Phelps:

Visitation Friday, March 1, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, March 2,
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Service will be Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.

Owen Funeral Home
5317 Dixie Hwy.
Louisville, KY, 40216

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Metro United Way.

From Tammy Berlin, Jefferson County Teachers Association

HB 525, a bill that restructures the Kentucky Teacher Retirement System Board of Trustees, will be heard in committee tomorrow at noon. Please call the legislative message line at 1-800-372-7181 and tell your legislators to vote NO on this bill. This TRS board structure and nomination process has been working effectively for 78 years. Legislators on the Pension Work Group even admitted that the TRS Board is the most effective in all the pension systems. Call NOW!!