Kentucky’s two U.S. Senators have helped defeat an effort to raise the federal minimum wage.
Republicans Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul joined almost every other GOP Senator Wednesday in voting against a bill that would have boosted the minimum pay level for federal workers to $10.10 an hour by 2016, up from the current rate of $7.25.
Originally published on Tue March 25, 2014 7:33 pm
The University of Kentucky's athletics department sent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign a cease and desist letter for using an image of a standout men's basketball player in a campaign video.
Western Kentucky Republicans gathered at Murray State University’s Curris Center this weekend for the Calloway County GOP’s Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, themed around the prospect of flipping control of the Kentucky House of Representatives to Republican control.
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has picked up an endorsement from organized labor on the same day the Kentucky senator she wants to unseat is pushing a national right-to-work proposal opposed by unions.
The proposal being co-sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell would prohibit requiring workers to pay union dues or fees.
Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell visits Murray Thursday to speak with employees at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. The Senate Minority Leader has held over 50 hospital town hall meetings to discuss the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare,’s impact on Kentucky and Kentucky businesses.