Kentucky Democrats

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Kentucky lawmakers are once again calling for transparency in the state’s pension agencies, which manage the worst-funded public retirement funds in the nation.

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Democrat Jim Gray used Labor Day to unveil his jobs plan as he tries to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul.

Gray released his economic agenda titled "Build a Stronger Kentucky" Monday at the United Auto Workers union hall in Louisville. 

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Democratic lawmakers criticized one of the state retirement systems’ use of hedge funds after reports showing the practice hasn’t paid off in recent years despite hefty, often secretive fees for investment managers.

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Kentucky House Democrats held an election-year special meeting Tuesday to discuss the state's public pension crisis and a proposal from Governor Matt Bevin to change the Medicaid program. 

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Kentucky Democrats will hold their state convention in Louisville on Saturday, electing delegates who will represent the party at the Democratic National Convention.

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Six Democrats vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate from Kentucky fielded questions last night as part of a KET primary election forum. Bill Goodman, host of Kentucky Tonight, began the show by asking each of the candidates about their political leanings.

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Several underfunded candidates have piled on Democratic front-runner Jim Gray for putting his own money into his campaign for a Republican-held U.S. Senate seat. 

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An underdog candidate for U.S. Senate says Kentucky needs to stop slamming regulations of the coal industry, an unusual pitch in Kentucky, even for a Democrat.

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After a five-hour debate, the state House of Representatives approved a budget bill on Wednesday. All 53 House Democrats voted in favor of the bill, while all 47 Republicans abstained.

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Democrats in the Kentucky House are backing a new proposed program to ensure free tuition for up to six semesters at the state’s community and technical colleges. The Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program was formally unveiled Wednesday in the House chamber. 

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