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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.

Benham is first Kentucky city to pass black lung fund resolution

Action supports miners, their families and communities

September 15, 2018

The federal Black Lung Disability Trust Fund is in danger of financial insolvency. Benham city leaders take action to help prevent that from happening.

Report calls for improvements to coal mine bonding in Central Appalachian states

April 17, 2018

Coal mine bonding programs in West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee require improvements that state and federal agencies should make to better protect communities, the environment and the region's economic future, a report by the Alliance for Appalachia finds.