Teachers Had Enough Rally

“I beg you – underestimate us”

Nema Brewer has a message for anybody who thinks the November election means teachers are political paper tigers heading into next year's governor's race.
KY AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan, speaking at the Unity Dinner (photo by Berry Craig)

Londrigan earns Kentucky Alliance’s Braden Award

“Civil rights are workers’ rights. You can’t have one without the other," said KY AFL-CIO president Bill Londrigan at the KY Alliance's Unity Dinner.

Twitter reactions to call of special session

Information, snark, indignation, and at least one editorial cartoon -- all to be found in reactions on Twitter to the Bevin special session.

The Bevin – ProPublica dustup

If you missed the Bevin-ProPublica dustup, here's the story from beginning to end, including the excellent Twitter thread posted by ProPublica. Enjoy!

Year-End Wrap – Bests, worsts, ins, maybes, likelys

Berry Craig gives us some "best of times, worst of times" comparisons for KY Dems as we wrap up 2018. He also gives us some possibles for the 2019 races!
Santa and Mrs. Claus (photo by Lborwick [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Together Frankfort to march in Christmas Parade

Together Frankfort is marching in Frankfort's Christmas Parade by walking, handing out candy – and singing "My Favorite Things" with new progressive lyrics!
The "Protect Mueller" protesters in Louisville using their cell phones to "light the night" (photo by Betsy Foster)

“Protect Mueller” protest in Louisville has its own protesters

Hundreds of people turned out for the "Protect Mueller" protest in Louisville. But they were met by a small group of counter-protesters.
Candidate Joe Cunningham (campaign photo)

Joe Cunningham, Kentucky’s “extra” Congressman

Joe Cunningham, the son of Justice Bill Cunningham, won an upset victory in South Carolina's first district, and becomes our "extra" congressman.
Tristan Ferrell, candidate for Versailles city council (photo courtesy of the candidate)

Tristan Ferrell: A voice for the future of Versailles

In Versailles, Kentucky, a young voice has emerged in the election for Versailles city council that hopes to reinvigorate the small central Kentucky town.
Ballot (photo by Susan Schmitz at Shutterstock)

Three great voter guides for Kentucky

If you are still considering how you will vote, here are three resources to help. And two of them cover almost the entire ballot, including local races!
Marion C Moore School (photo from school web site)

The Commonwealth Project: Moving beyond the vacuum

A story on the Commonwealth Project, where students do work they are passionate about, including getting involved politically (like voter registration!)
Sign of the times.

“Remember in November” rally – photo gallery

Our own Berry Craig covered the big "Remember in November" rally in Paducah, and took these photos of the event. Enjoy!

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