Everyone should have affordable, quality health care – a message that was loud and clear in Kentucky’s town hall events last month with members of Congress. Despite those messages and calls, Congressional Republicans have proposed legislation that not only would dismantle the Affordable Care Act, but also Medicaid as we know it.
Solar energy is a low-risk and low-cost energy solution with many benefits for Kentuckians, including good new jobs, affordable and stable energy costs, and reduced risk to our health and climate. Solar jobs in Kentucky grew by 20% in 2016. With installation costs falling swiftly, Kentucky’s home-grown solar industry is poised for growth in every corner of our commonwealth.
But now the General Assembly is considering a bill that could bring distributed solar energy development in Kentucky to a screeching halt.
The Kentucky we seek is built on community, cooperation and nonviolence. That’s why we oppose bills like House Bill 14 that seek to create more divisions and undermine movements for social justice.
The Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, has been attacked by some members of Congress, who say they will repeal Obamacare. The Act contained two important changes which helped coal miners and widows win black lung benefits claims.
Lifetime benefits to widows of miners disabled by black lung.
My name is Austin Norrid. I’m originally from Hopkinsville in western Kentucky. After graduating from the University of Kentucky I moved to Louisville, where I teach music.
My name is Carl Shoupe and I’m a third generation coal miner, born and raised in Harlan County in eastern Kentucky. I’m writing to ask you to do one simple thing today to help support the pensions and health care for coal miners: sign a short statement of support that I will share with Senator Mitch McConnell.