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Support Health Care for All - Call today!

Kentuckians deserve affordable, quality health care. But Republican legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is about tax cuts for the wealthy – not health care. Calls to Senators Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell are needed right away.

Protect Kentucky's gains under the Affordable Care Act

Everyone should have affordable, quality health care – a message that was loud and clear in Kentucky’s town hall events last month with members of Congress. Despite those messages and calls, Congressional Republicans have proposed legislation that not only would dismantle the Affordable Care Act, but also Medicaid as we know it.

Protect our Constitution

Action steps to prevent the
re-writing of the U.S. Constitution

Stop HB 72 to protect neighbors' say in local development

When residents are empowered, we can do things like keep unwanted polluting industries out of our neighborhood or use local zoning laws to make sure development is consistent with land use plans and neighborhood goals.

When residents are successful, sometimes there’s a backlash, and that’s why House Bill 72 was filed.

Support Kentucky's Home-Grown Solar Industry

Solar energy is a low-risk and low-cost energy solution with many benefits for Kentuckians, including good new jobs, affordable and stable energy costs, and reduced risk to our health and climate. Solar jobs in Kentucky grew by 20% in 2016. With installation costs falling swiftly, Kentucky’s home-grown solar industry is poised for growth in every corner of our commonwealth.

But now the General Assembly is considering a bill that could bring distributed solar energy development in Kentucky to a screeching halt.

Stand for Racial Justice – help stop this divisive legislation

The Kentucky we seek is built on community, cooperation and nonviolence. That’s why we oppose bills like House Bill 14 that seek to create more divisions and undermine movements for social justice.

Petition to Help Disabled Miners and Widows

The Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, has been attacked by some members of Congress, who say they will repeal Obamacare.  The Act contained two important changes which helped coal miners and widows win black lung benefits claims.

  1. Lifetime benefits to widows of miners disabled by black lung.

Protect KU and LG&E ratepayers

Hello,

My name is Austin Norrid. I’m originally from Hopkinsville in western Kentucky. After graduating from the University of Kentucky I moved to Louisville, where I teach music.

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