The 120-County Strategic Plan

  Click here to read The 120-County Strategic Plan. This is just a map, really, and there is more behind the execution of the total plan. The key areas are communication, fundraising, recruitment of great candidates and education/training. What is at stake? The Republicans have a clear war on workers, women, education, health care, equality and the…

How the GOP threw a worker out of the People’s House

by Daniel Lowry When workers packed the rotunda and halls of the capitol on Saturday, Jan. 7, the noise reverberated through both the Senate and House chambers. It was clear they were upset. Right to work and the repeal of prevailing wage were threatening their livelihoods, and they wanted to make their voices heard.  The…

We honor Kentucky governor Augustus O. Stanley 100 years after brave act

Brave governor from Henderson once halted angry mob, prevented lynching By Chuck Stinnett, from the Evansville Courier-Press Even with a historical marker standing in front of his former home at 612 N. Main Street, Augustus Owsley Stanley is largely unknown in Henderson today.  But exactly a century ago, Stanley was a famed figure here. A…

A Date Which Will Live In Infamy

by Rep. Joni Jenkins, House District 44   More than 75 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked for a declaration of war on Japan after the deadly attack on Pearl Harbor and America. In his address to the nation, the president said December 7, 1941 was “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.” Decades…