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Adam K. Raymond

Adam K. Raymond

Adam K. Raymond is the communications director at the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (kypolicy.org).

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Kentucky kids deserve better than being exploited like it’s 1899

By: - February 28, 2024

When I was 16, I nearly sliced two fingers off my left hand while working at a plastics factory. A tenacious strip of tissue and pins inserted through my fingertips gave me a second chance. I thought of my near amputation last week as the state House passed House Bill 255, which would weaken Kentucky’s […]

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The legislature has the money this year to pass a budget that delivers for Kentuckians

By: - December 18, 2023

What would you do if you had billions of dollars to help meet the needs of your fellow Kentuckians? Would you use the money to address the teacher and bus driver shortages, build affordable housing or provide essential medical care to those who need it most? Or would you sit on an excessively large pile […]