KFTC Press Releases
The Empower Kentucky Plan shows how
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).
A just transition to a clean energy economy in Kentucky is possible
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.
Effort is part of statewide action and national campaign
Kentuckians looking to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell to help take care of coal miners, their families and their communities before Congress heads home to enjoy the holidays will be delivering petitions to his Kentucky district offices on Thursday.
Senate leader is key to bills passing before Congress adjourns
Petitions with thousands of signatures have been delivered to Sen. McConnell urging action to see that RECLAIM Act and Miners Protection Act are approved by Congress before it adjourns.
Candidates for Metro Council Districts 2, 4 and 6 participating
The Jefferson County KFTC Chapter and several local organizations and neighborhood associations will host the Open Mic Debate Series the week before the May 17 Primary Election. These debates will take place with candidates in Metro Council Districts 2, 4 and 6.
Democratic primary is May 17
KFTC’s New Power PAC has endorsed Attica Scott in the State House District 41 Democratic primary and McKenzie Cantrell in the State House District 38 Democratic primary.
Several communities threatened by Kinder Morgan's proposal to repurpose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline to carry hazardous liquids will have events this weekend to raise awareness of the dangers associated with the pipeline.
Democratic primary is May 17
Wilder has a compelling vision for a healthy and prosperous Kentucky and is conducting an open and honest conversation with the voters.
Community dinner conversations about Kentucky’s energy future
Kentuckians will have the opportunity this spring to help shape a new Empower Kentucky Plan to map out an energy future for Kentucky that grows jobs, benefits health, and addresses racial and economic inequality while doing our part to reduce the risks of climate change. There will be a community conversation in each congressional district in April or May.
“We Are Kentuckians: Celebrating Our Common Heritage” honors African American women in Kentucky
In honor of Women’s History Month, the third annual “We Are Kentuckians: Celebrating Our Common Heritage” to be held Thursday, March 10 will highlight the important but often unheard stories of Black women in Kentucky. Kentucky female dancers, speakers, musicians and artists will share their work, personal stories and vision for Kentucky’s Bright Future.