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  Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has filed a motion asking a judge to dismiss a legal challenge to the state's new law banning mandatory union fees in workplaces.

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Two union groups have filed a lawsuit to try and block Kentucky’s new “right-to-work” law, which forbids employers from requiring workers to pay union dues.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear is speaking out against Kentucky’s new right-to-work law.

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The state House of Representatives passed a so-called ‘right-to-work’ bill yesterday. The legislation forbids unionized companies from requiring workers to pay union dues.

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Hart County has joined 12 other Kentucky counties in passing a local right-to-work law. The fiscal court gave final approval of the ordinance this week.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer says passing a statewide right-to-work law would be his first priority if elected as Kentucky's next governor.

Comer, Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner,  predicts the issue will be hotly debated during the general election, given that Democratic front-runner Jack Conway opposes such a law.