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Mantell Stevens

Mantell Stevens is a life-long Kentuckian who's a smart guy, works hard, volunteers at Imani Baptist Church, and enjoys the outdoors. “I’m really a country boy. I like getting muddy and riding four-wheelers.” 

But what he can't do is vote.  Though he's telling his story to help change that.  

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The mountain community of Benham, Kentucky received a healthy dose of national attention recently when the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum announced it has installed solar panels to save thousands of dollars annually on its power bill. The "solar-keeps-the-lights-on" story was first carried by a regional TV station, WYMT. It was quickly picked up in the Washington Post, Grist... Read more

SOKY member reflects on the Fund Our Pension rally in Frankfort

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In a historic win, Paducah becomes the 9th Kentucky city to adopt a fairness ordinance!

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Scott County chapter hosts community conversation on taxes

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KFTC members travel to D.C. to lobby for the RECLAIM Act

KFTC members Sarah Bowling and Larry and Hattie Miller lobby Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act