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Kentuckians to call out Senator McConnell on health care with round-the-clock online hearing

June 23, 2017

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell refuses to have a public hearing on the GOP’s health care bill. So his constituents in Kentucky are doing his job for him with a round-the-clock "People’s Emergency Health Care Hearing" beginning Sunday at 4 p.m.

New local jobs! Better community health! A Just Transition for workers!

The Empower Kentucky Plan shows how

April 19, 2017

There is a clear path forward for creating thousands of new Kentucky jobs in the energy industry while cutting pollution, lowering electric bills and investing billions of dollars in workers and communities affected by the decline in fossil fuels. The plan for doing that was released Wednesday by KFTC members during a press conference and with the launch of a new website (www.empowerkentucky.org).

Trump’s climate denials take away opportunities for jobs and better health

A just transition to a clean energy economy in Kentucky is possible

March 28, 2017

Kentucky's opportunity to move to a clean energy economy is hurt by President Trump's executive order rolling back climate action and programs that protect health and the economy.