Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm
This Equal Pay Day, the Kentucky Democratic Party is proud to join the fight for “equal pay for equal work”. Until the average woman’s pay is the same as what a man makes for performing the same job, the wage gap will continue to be one of the most persistent violations of fairness in American society. Nationally, women earn 76.5 cents for every dollar that a man makes. In Kentucky, women earn...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 1:51 pm
Yesterday, Paul Ryan released his latest budget proposal- a characteristically out-of-touch series of failed policy prescriptions that have already been rejected by the American people. Once again, instead of offering a budget that benefits and creates opportunities for the middle class, Rep. Ryan wants to lower taxes on the wealthy.
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1:04 pm
Today is the 4th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law. As a result, millions of Americans now have access to more affordable and higher quality health coverage. Here in Kentucky, Governor Steve Beshear made the landmark decision to set up the only state exchange in the South, in accordance with the federal law, keeping Kentucky’s health care system out of the hands of...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 4:18 pm
One year ago today, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled his vision for a rebranded Republican Party while speaking at the National Press Club. Realizing his party’s utter failure to attract women, people of color, young people, the middle class, and other constituencies during the 2012 election, Priebus released an “Autopsy Report” that advocated for a new approach towards courting these groups.
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 2:56 pm
A new report released this week by the Center for American Progress finds that increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 would help at least 52,000 Kentucky families get off food stamps, in turn saving $97.3 million in government spending.