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Vote! - Election Day - November 4

This is a big election year in Kentucky – with millions of dollars from outside the state trying to influence the outcomes and the eyes of the nation waiting for the results.

As Kentuckians, we have the opportunity to vote for candidates in a wide range of federal, state and local races on November 4. The outcomes will affect much that happens in our communities, state, nation and world in the years ahead.

Do you want to be a Power Raiser?

This fall KFTC is PowerRaising: registering, educating and empowering voters; developing a statewide network of community leaders; and inviting people to invest in Kentucky’s bright future. You can help build power for change. Please fill out the form below to indicate a role you would like to play in PowerRaising.

Sign on to protect Kentucky's water!

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Last week, members of KFTC and our allies told the Kentucky Division of Water at a public hearing that a new General Permit for Coal that allows the quality of our streams to get worse is simply unacceptable. 

Please join us in adding your name to a letter to state officials that says our water below coal mining operations must be protected.

Become a Sustaining Giver and receive a KFTC tote bag

Become a Sustaining Giver by July 15 and receive a KFTC "Growing a Healthy Democracy" tote in July!

Help Protect Our Water, Strengthen the General Permit for Coal Mining

Hearing is in Frankfort on Wednesday, June 18, 6-9 p.m.
at the DEP office complex at 300 Fair Oaks Lane, Room 301D

Make work pay for Kentuckians!

Right now, two economic tools are poised to make a tremendous difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of Kentucky workers and their families – a state Earned Income Tax Credit and an increase in minimum wages. With your voice, it’s possible to push SB 155 and HB 1 and 191 through the Senate, and let them work to improve the lives of Kentuckians.

Lift every voice and ask the Senate to support HB 70

19 civil rights march 3.5.14As the Kentucky General Assembly enters the final days of the 2014 session, your voice is needed to help move voting rights legislation across the finish line.

Take Action

Please call the legislative message line today at 1-800-372-7181. Leave this message for your state senator: “I urge you to restore voting rights by supporting HB 70. Please ask your leadership to move this bill to a conference committee, and to reach a just agreement with the House. Now is the time.”

If you're not in Frankfort for KFTC's Economic Justice Lobby Day, call in!

KFTC members and allies are headed to Frankfort to speak out for policies that would build new economic power in Kentucky, and to defend against policies that would move Kentucky in the wrong direction. You can join in from home!

Help keep HB 70 moving!

After the Senate gutted the voting rights amendment (HB 70), the bill went back to the bill went back to the House where they rejected the Senate's changes. Now the Senate has the opportunity to restore the bill to its original form. It is important that we keep this process moving, so we need your calls to Senate.

Please call 800-372-7181 and leave a message for your senator and all members of the Senate. Tell them, “Please restore the House version of House Bill 70.”

Thank you for taking action!


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