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Bruce Maples

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples has been involved in politics and activism since 2004, when he became active in the Kerry Kentucky movement. He has been President, Vice-President, and Treasurer of the Metro Democratic Club, and has served on the Democratic Party Executive Committee in Louisville. He began blogging in 2004, and currently operates two personal blogs (BruceMaples.com and brucewriter.com). He founded Forward Kentucky in the wake of the state elections in 2015, and expanded it in the summer of 2016. He has lived in Louisville since 1992 with his wife and two sons.

KY Republican Leadership Got This One Right

Not a headline you expect to see on a progressive site – but in this case, it's accurate. Good on you, KY Republican leadership.
The Koch Brothers

Bevin Uses Koch-Funded Study to Justify “Red Tape Reduction”

As justification for his "Red Tape Reduction" program, Governor Bevin has cited a study by the Mercatus Center, a think tank founded and funded...

Andy Barr, the #DebateFugitive

Andy Barr continues to run from Nancy Jo Kemper, refusing to debate her. Why?

We Must #HoldTheHouse for Working People!

If you are a working person, or care about worker's issues, then the effort to #HoldTheHouse is critical for you. Here's why it is, and what you can do about it.

Three Steps To Get People To Vote Dem This Fall

It has been a quite unsettling week, listening to our governor ramble on about the potential need to redeem something in blood if Hillary...

Medicaid Waiver – BAD! These Forums – GOOD!

Got questions about the Governor's Medicaid Waiver? Want to know how to fight it, or comment on it? Come to one of these forums!

We Must #HoldTheHouse for LGBT

If you are LGBT, or care about LGBT issues, then the effort to #HoldTheHouse is critical for you. Here's why.

We Must #HoldTheHouse for Women

If you are a woman, or care about women's issues, then the effort to #HoldTheHouse is critical for you. Here's why. Bad Stuff You'll Get...

Why We Must #HoldTheHouse – A ForwardKY Series

Which races this fall are most important to the future of our state? The answer is simple, and critical: The control of the Kentucky...

Bevin and Boards: Mix of Legal and Not Legal

Senator Morgan McGarvey gives us some insights on Governor Bevin and boards, and whether his actions are legal or illegal.

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