LG&E and KU

Two canvassers stand in front of doorways getting the word out about LG&E and KU's power proposal.

Organizers out to help shape power generation in Kentucky for decades

BY: - August 21, 2023

On a recent August weekend, canvassers walked along a neighborhood street in West Louisville, cars and semi-trucks roaring down the nearby interstate just a few hundred feet away. Chase Smith with the progressive grassroots organization Kentuckians for the Commonwealth knocked on each door, asking people if they “have a couple of seconds to talk about […]

As Kentucky’s largest coal producer mines Bitcoin, its power discounts draw scrutiny

BY: - June 13, 2023

Union County in Western Kentucky has been the state’s top coal-producer for years, mining more than 10 million tons in 2022. Something else is being mined in Union County: Bitcoin. In both cases, the mining is done by Alliance Resource Partners (ARP) headed by Joseph Craft III, whose wife Kelly Craft, just lost an expensive […]