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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 (

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.

Petition Delivery at Sen. McConnell’s Kentucky Offices Thursday

Effort is part of statewide action and national campaign

December 8, 2016

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.