No pension bill this week – and no 401Ks, either

In spite of rumors that the pension bill might drop this week, Senate President Robert Stivers said on Wednesday that the earliest the bill would be released would be next week.
March for Equality and Social Justice in Murray, KY -- 2017/01/21 (photo by Berry Craig)

Who wants to join a union? A growing number of Americans

Union membership has declined; but interest in joining a union is at its highest rate in forty years, with many saying they would join if they could.

Prop A defeated – ‘There’s no quit in these Union members!’

Working people across Missouri banded together and defeated Prop A, the bill that would have made "right-to-work" the law. Maybe the tide is turning?

GOP attack mailer ‘not Rotary-worthy’

Whoops! A Republican mass-mailer might nudge Martha Emmons to victory in the close third state House district race tomorrow. She’s the DEMOCRAT in the race.

Updates on Thursday’s “Sit-Ins to Stop Trumpcare”

This is a brief update on the "Sit-Ins to Stop Trumpcare" held Thursday at various McConnell offices. As we get more information, we will update this story.
Screen capture of SVI map via Direct Relief

Will Hurricane Florence hurt Kentucky? We’ve got a map.

Think Hurricane Florence won't affect us? Think again – East Kentucky could be hit hard, and there are six counties that are the most vulnerable.

Labor Batted .647 in the Primary

Ten House candidates endorsed by the Kentucky COPE (Committee on Political Education) won and five lost in Tuesday's primary. We were one-for-two in the Senate. That’s .647, or .283 better than Boston Red Sox slugger Mookie Betts, tops in the majors this season so far.

NY shocker has lessons for KY Dems

Last night, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat Joe Crowley for the Democratic nomination to Congress from NY-14. Here's why you should pay attention to this.

McGrath-Barr moved to “toss-up” by Sabato

Clear Politics has moved the McGrath/Barr race from "Leans Republican" to "Toss-Up." Also, they give the Dems a "soft chance" to win control of the House.
William Coleman in the pulpit at the church he serves (photo courtesy of the candidate)

William Coleman: Baptist pastor and social worker to bring harmony to KY House

As a former Army MP who's now a Baptist pastor with two social work degrees, William Coleman thinks he's got the resume to bring harmony to the KY House.

Medical marijuana gets two boosts in same week

As noted by Rep. Linda Belcher in our recent podcast, medical marijuana continues to gain support. The movement to approve it in Kentucky got two different boosts this week.

Marshall County GOP invites NRA pres to speak at Fancy Farm dinner

Less than seven months after the Marshall Co school shooting, the Marshall County GOP has invited the NRA president to speak at their Fancy Farm dinner.