Max Thomas: Helping Thousands

Max Thomas was 12 years old when he had to learn how to help take care of a family. He’s 62 now, and a big teddy bear of a man. When he talks, he waves his large hands a lot, and his eyes sparkle and his voice booms. Max grew up in the 60s, in…

Register to vote in time for the Primary

If you’d like to vote in the May 17 Primary, make sure you register to vote online by today, April 18! Click here to register. Only 17? You may still vote in Kentucky if you will be 18 years old by the General Election, November 8, 2016. College Students If you are a college student…

Check That Box on Tax Day!

It sounds like no fun at all: Tax Day. But — the day just got a lot more exciting: It can help us hold the majority in the House and defeat Republicans like Rand Paul. The Kentucky Political Party Tax Check-Off allows Kentuckians to make an investment in the political party of their choice by simply…

The Good Democrats

Barbara Hecker has a status. It’s a special label that she has earned through years of service. Barbara sits at her kitchen table and sorts through a big stack of white envelopes. Picture the perfect little sweet grandmother, with gray and white hair all neatly in place, and thin-rimmed glasses, a soft vest and stylish…

Attorney General: Gov. Bevin is outside his authority

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear sent a clear message to Gov. Matt Bevin: What you are trying to do is illegal.  On March 31, Matt Bevin sent a letter to the Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary William Landrum and his budget director John Chilton demanding immediate unilateral 4.5 percent cuts to current year state funding…

Equal Pay Day: Not a day of celebration

April 12 was “Equal Pay Day” – but that doesn’t mean you missed a day to celebrate. It wasn’t  a day for parties or gifts, it’s a day to realize that there is real inequality when it comes to equal pay for equal work. Nationally, full-time, year-round female workers are paid 79 cents for every…

Registering to vote is easier than ever

It’s now easier than ever for you to register to vote in Kentucky.  Thanks to GoVoteKy.com, you can use your phone or computer. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled the new system in March. Before, you had register by mail or in person using voter registration cards. To register, all you have to do…

Rep. Johnny Bell Denied Access to Governor’s News Conference

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 31, 2016) – Today Rep. Johnny Bell was denied access to a news conference hosted by Gov. Matt Bevin. Governor’s office staff members notified Rep. Bell that he was not allowed inside. It is the first time this has happened to him, and he has been a lawmaker for nearly a decade. Rep….