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Kentucky stands to lose billions from poor 2020 Census

New study show how essential are accurate data

November 21, 2017

The results of the 2020 Census are likely to help guide the allocation of more than $9 billion in federal spending for Kentucky each year. Yet  the latest congressional budget falls hundreds of millions of dollars short of adequately funding census efforts.

Groups to threaten to sue to compel Duke Energy to stop withholding required toxic waste spill safety information

The nation’s largest utility must provide critical safety information for communities

September 20, 2017

Utilities are required by law to protect the public from dangerous coal ash impoundments. Duke Energy is withholding critical information that nearby residents and first responders will need when Duke's coal ash impoundment at the East Bend power plant near Rabbit Hash fails.

KFTC to Host 4th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy

September 5, 2017

The history of Smoketown – and the innovative ideas from local residents for its future – will be celebrated September 15 at the fourth annual “Smoketown GetDown for Democracy,” a neighborhood block party powered by the people and open to the public.