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Kentucky Teachers Walk Out

Kentucky Teachers Walk Out

On Thursday, Kentucky Republicans passed S.B. 151, a Frankenstein bill. Originally sewage legislation, it became a hybrid pension bill that affected many state employees. The pension bill had itself
Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Walk Out: ‘It Really Is a Wildfire’

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Walk Out: ‘It Really Is a Wildfire’

Teachers and their supporters protested against a pension reform bill at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Monday.
Schools Across Kentucky Close to Allow Teachers to Protest GOP Bill

Schools Across Kentucky Close to Allow Teachers to Protest GOP Bill

Many Kentucky schools closed Monday to allow teachers to protest the passing of a recent GOP bill that reformed their pension benefits.

Teachers Walk Out for Better Wages

Public school teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protested at their state capitols to demand higher pay, better benefits and more money for education.

Teachers Walk Out for Better Wages

Public school teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protested at their state capitols to demand higher pay, better benefits and more money for education.
Is Roseanne #DEEPSTATE? Your Local News Is Compromised 4.2.18

Is Roseanne #DEEPSTATE? Your Local News Is Compromised 4.2.18

In episode 117, Jack & Miles are joined by comedian Josh Androsky to discuss what banks really do with your money, Sinclair Media's script for all local news stations, Andy Richter retweeting
Why Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Are Walking Out and What to Expect

Why Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Are Walking Out and What to Expect

Thousands of teachers protested at the State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Monday.
How Liberals Learned to Love the Teachers

How Liberals Learned to Love the Teachers

Teachers are the new heroes of liberal America. Thousands have walked out of classrooms and packed the state capitols of Oklahoma and Kentucky, weeks after West Virginia teachers launched a state-wide
Industry-backed law makes it more difficult for Kentucky coal miners to get black lung treatment

Industry-backed law makes it more difficult for Kentucky coal miners to get black lung treatment

The political assault on science in the age of Trump has reached a point where even medical specialties are rising up in protest. Radiologists are fighting back against a new Kentucky law that
Somehow, the Ridiculous War on Hemp Is Still Going On

Somehow, the Ridiculous War on Hemp Is Still Going On

Though more and more farmers are growing the crop, a patchwork of federal and state laws are still holding many back.
Building a Bigger Tent

Building a Bigger Tent

In the fall of 2016, 250 volunteers from the Crossroads Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, worked more than 500 volunteer shifts in the campaign for Issue 44, a $48 million municipal levy to create a

Kentucky law restricting D&E abortion method being challenged by ACLU in federal court

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, seeking to block a newly-passed…
Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Thousands of teachers demonstrated at Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky, last week, protesting a measure to restructure public pensions.
Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Thousands of teachers demonstrated at Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky, last week, protesting a measure to restructure public pensions.
Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Teachers rallied at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Friday.
Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Teachers rallied at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Friday.

Bevin Says Kids Were Assaulted While Teachers Protested

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) lashed out against teachers participating in a statewide protest, saying they exposed some of the “hundreds of thousands” of children to sexual assault and drug use by
Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted

Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted

Republicans and Democrats are outraged by his comments. The post Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted appeared first on .

Governor Matt Bevin (KY) Blames Teachers' Strike For Imagined Child Assault

After more than a dozen years documenting just how destructive and horrible the GOP has been to this nation, it's hard to shock me. Matt Bevin succeeded this week. The Republican governor of Kentucky
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