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EDITOR'S NOTE: Kudos to our new president for immediately sacking Peter Robb. We weren't surprised. Up and down the campaign trail, Joe Biden made it plain that he'd be in our corner.

It’s time to transform the lives of working people through bold, structural change.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

"We’re going to win so much, you’re going to be so sick and tired of winning, you’re going to come to me and go ‘Please, please, we can’t win anymore.’" Donald Trump famously boasted on the campaign trail in 2016. 

He skulked away today as one of the biggest presidential losers.

Governor Andy Beshear today issued vetoes of five bills recently passed by the Kentucky General Assembly. As part of the veto process, he issued “veto message” documents, which are included under Resources below. He also went into some detail about his vetoes during his afternoon COVID press conference.

From the press release out of the governor’s office:

Read more here.


Continues phased implementation of two other programs.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2021) - The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI), announced that the agency has begun administering extended Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) over the weekend. 

By BERRY CRAIG

Some Trump true believers in Congress called January 6th a “1776 moment” in Washington. A “Munich Moment” is more like it.

On Nov. 8-9, 1923, Adolf Hitler and hundreds of his armed Nazi stormtroopers tried to overthrow the democratically-elected Bavarian government in Munich.

The judgment of history will be damning.

By JENNIFER SENIOR 

So tell me, Mitch, in these, your final hours as Senate majority leader: Were the judges and the tax cuts worth it?

Were they worth the sacking of the Capitol? The annexation of the Republican Party by the paranoiacs and the delusional? The degradation, possibly irremediable, of democracy itself?