Resources & Publications

E.g., 07/2018
E.g., 07/2018

Comments to KY Public Service Commission by Tom FitzGerald and Metro Housing Coalition, June 2018

This is a legal brief filed by attorney Tom FitzGerald of Kentucky Resource Council on behalf of his client, the Metropolitan Housing Coalition, regarding a case before the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

Black Lung Benefits Trust Fund fact sheet

This one-page fact sheet describes the urgent need for Congress to secure funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, which provides monthly payments and medical benefits to coal miners disabled from black lung disease and their surviving dependents, if their employer is bankrupt or when no coal operator can be identified as responsible for paying benefits. 

Poor People's Campaign: Letter responding to Bevin voicemail

The Kentucky Poor People's Campaign presented a list of demands to the governor's office. Matt Bevin responded with a voicemail. This letter is in response to the voicemail.

Co-op Contact List and Tip Sheet for Saving Energy

This document provides contact information for rural electric cooperatives and some other utilities, plus a terrific set of tips for saving money and energy. It was produced for participants in KFTC's Power House Workshops. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org

Pulaski County Power Map

This Power Map of Pulaski County was created as part of a Power House Workshop, offered in Somerset by KFTC on April 7, 2018. It shows the various utilities that serve parts of the county, and describes the average rates and bills they charge, compared to the state average.

Bath County Power Map

This map, created by KFTC member Laura Greenfield, describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Bath County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.

2018 Budget cuts: The 70 Programs Proposed to Eliminate

In Jan 2018, Governor Bevin proposed a budget that eliminated 70 programs from the state budget. 

Analysis of KYGA18 Economic Justice Bills

A shorthand analysis of the impacts of current legislation in Kentucky on pensions, the state budget and tax reform.

2018 Economic Justice Talking Points

A set of helpful facts and messaging on the economic justice issues of public pensions, the state budget, and adequate revenue in Kentucky in 2018.

CFOC Talking Points

Talking points for why we need new revenue to fund critical public investments in KY