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Address the Health Impacts of Mining, Help Us Plan a Bright Future, Kentuckian Carl Shoupe Tells Congress

April 10, 2019

The immediate and long-term health impacts for people living near mountaintop removal mining are real, widespread and devastating, coalfield residente and a medical scientist told members of a U.S. House subcommittee.

ADVISORY: Poor people's hearing on protecting sacred water

January 29, 2019

To highlight the critical need to protect that nation’s water resources and in particular the Ohio River, several groups will host a Water Justice Field Hearing February 2 in Cincinnati.

A new wave of progressive candidates can help restore a healthy democracy, KFTC members believe as they announce November election endorsements

October 2, 2018

KFTC's New Power PAC endorsed 70 candidates for the November 2018 general election, from Paducah to Pike County. KFTC members are working vigorously on their behalf.