Anti-hate vigil held in downtown Lexington

The Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice organized an anti-hate rally in downtown Lexington this evening. Approximately 50 folks came out to stand in solidarity with communities who have been affected by hate, violence and racism.
 

Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform meeting now...

This meeting isn't one of the public forums that will be happening across the state--those kick off on May 29 in Paducah--but it's the second meeting of the Blue Ribbon Tax Commission members. They've gathered to establish some shared knowledge about how taxes work, the history of tax changes in Kentucky, and to look more deeply at the principles that their recommendations must follow.

Lawsuit challenges EPA on coal ash protections

KFTC joined a nationwide coalition of groups to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The legal action, filed late yesterday, is designed to get the EPA to finalize rules to prevent public exposure to toxic coal ash.

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching April 23rd

Later this month on April 23rd is the deadline to register to vote for the May 22nd Primary Election in Kentucky, so KFTC is ramping up its voter registration field work.

Scott County KFTC Update

Scott County KFTC Chapter member have had a few productive months, bringing many scores of people up to Frankfort for I Love Mountains Day, the Voting Rights Rally, Immigration Lobby Day, and other key events, while continuing to do solid organizing back home to build our chapter and move our issues forward.

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