JCPS Takeover

Think the JCPS takeover is wrong? Here’s who to call.

If you think the JCPS takeover by the state is a train wreck of an idea—and you want to do something about it—we've got you covered. Here are the names, phone numbers, and emails of the state Board of Education, who have to approve it.

We have a BEHAG. Wanna know what it is?

Guess what – Forward Kentucky has a BEHAG. A really, really big one. Read on to learn what it is, and why YOU should care.

Frankfort Rally and Actions on Monday

Monday, April 2, 2018, is going to be an historic day in Frankfort. As the General Assembly prepares to vote on multiple bills and possibly a budget, thousands of Kentuckians will descend on the Capitol to make their voices heard in a massive Frankfort rally. Here are the details as we have them.

Here’s your pension votes and their challengers

Here are the Republicans who voted for and against the pension bill last night, from both houses. Also, here are their opponents in the fall, so you know which supporters of the pension bill have opposition.
United We Stand

“United We Stand” rally is today

A pension rally sponsored by Kentucky United We Stand takes place today (March 12) on the steps of the state capitol in Frankfort. The theme of the rally is "Fund Us or Face Us," and the point of the rally is to call on lawmakers to find the funding to properly fund the pensions without cutting benefits.

Youth-led “March for Our Lives” events across Kentucky

On March 24, young people and their supporters will take to the streets to demand that Congress pass legislation to address gun violence. The Kentucky events are part of the March for Our Lives movement, started by Florida studentsl after the recent massacre at their school left 17 students and adults dead.

ACTION: Tell your reps to say No to the ConCon!

The ACLU of Kentucky is joining the national ACLU in urging all of us to contact our state reps to tell them "Say NO to the proposed Constitutional Convention!" Here is an easy way to do just that!

Women are marching in Kentucky this weekend

This weekend is the anniversary of the Women's March, the massive response to the election of Donald Trump as president. That event, the largest single-day rally in the history of the United States, is being marked this weekend by events across the nation, including Kentucky.

Sign Up for the “Mueller Firing Rapid Response”

If President Trump fires Robert Mueller, we must be ready to make our voices heard. Join us in signing up for the "Mueller Firing Rapid Response" initiative.

What If Trump Fires Mueller?

As we head into the Christmas weekend, there are rumblings in various quarters that President Trump could try to fire Special Counsel Mueller. Why would that be a big deal? And what would we do about it?

“Freeway Blogging” Comes to Kentucky

"Freeway blogging" - or putting up political signs above or near highways - has been going on for a while in California. Now it has come to Kentucky.

Big Pension Rally Is This Wednesday (Updated)

Public employees and a number of grassroots activism groups have announced a "Fund Our Pensions Rally" at the Capitol building this Wednesday.