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As positive-test rate zooms above 9% and hospital cases surge, Beshear urges more vaccinations, boosters, and caution Subscribers Public

The share of Kentuckians testing positive for the coronavirus in the last seven days zoomed above 9 percent Thursday, and most other measures of the pandemic in Kentucky kept rising.

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GOP will win through gerrymandering – even with no change in votes Subscribers Public

A recent analysis of legislative redistricting maps from across the United States showcases the vast influence of political gerrymandering, which will likely benefit the Republican Party in next year’s 2022 midterm races — even if voters’ preferences haven’t changed since Democrats won in 2020.

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Cameron wins preliminary court order over vaccination requirements Subscribers Public

Two federal court cases in which Attorney General Daniel Cameron played a major role have led to judges issuing a halt in COVID-19 vaccination requirements, both for federal contractors and for healthcare workers.

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Five misconceptions about gun violence in the U.S. Subscribers Public

From the author: "My students have many misconceptions about the scope and nature of the problem of gun violence, and I believe they are not alone."

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Want to know what's REALLY driving up prices? Let's go to The Classroom. Subscribers Public

Republicans and right-wing pundits like to blame inflation on higher wages for workers and increased spending to invest in our people. But could there be another set of factors that are the REAL reasons for what's happening? Let's go to The Classroom to learn more.

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Dear KYGA: We need new policies to make us healthier Subscribers Public

Health advocates are calling on the KY legislature for new policies to address systemic inequities linked to poor health outcomes.

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Dark money is driving today’s “concerned moms” attacking anti-racism in schools Subscribers Public

Today’s “mothers of massive resistance” appear to represent an organic local uprising of “concerned parents,” but the outcry is being stoked by dark money groups like IWV.

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A constituent writes to Mitch McConnell Subscribers Public

The following letter was sent to Senator Mitch McConnell, and is shared here with the permission of the author.

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