Economic Justice Resources

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Co-op Contact List and Tip Sheet for Saving Energy

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

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.

2018 Budget cuts: The 70 Programs Proposed to Eliminate

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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

Analysis of KYGA18 Economic Justice Bills

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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

Kentucky Forward Plan (HB 29 - 2018)

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

House Bill 29 will make Kentucky's tax system more fair, adequate and sustainable with a broad variety of reforms. And raise more than $570 million in new revenue annually.

Empower Kentucky Plan

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

The Empower Kentucky Plan shows that a Just Transition to a clean energy economy is possible in Kentucky. Shaped with input from more than 1,200 people from Pikeville to Paducah, this plan describes ways we can produce better results in terms of jobs, health, and energy bills, and affected workers and communities - while doing our part to protect our climate.

Campaign For Our CommonWealth Talking Points

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Some helpful talking points to use when talking about this work, calling your legislators, or writing Letters-to-the-Editor.

Campaign For Our CommonWealth Primer

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A five-page handout that breaks down why Kentucky's tax code is upside down and unfair, why Governor Bevin'd idea of tax reform is bad, and what a better alternative is.

Expanding External Agency Funding

Connor Allen
Jefferson County

Instead of investing more money to lock up people who have broken the law, Louisville should put more time and money into addressing the conditions that lead people to commit crime in the first place. The city budget is one of the most effective ways that Metro government can prioritize a smart approach to tackling the root causes of crime.

KFTC Environmental Justice Analysis - Preliminary Report and Documentation

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth EJ Workteam. Lead author, Laura Greenfield

This report provides full documentation of several preliminary maps produced by KFTC's Environmental Justice Workteam. Feedback is welcome to lisa@kftc.org. A final report will be published in early 2017.