Attorney General Andy Beshear and 11 other attorneys general announced they won a federal lawsuit that will protect essential health care benefits for Kentuckians on individual and small group health insurance plans.
Teachers in Los Angeles, whose 640,000 students make it the nation’s second-largest school district, are ready to strike Thursday over a contract dispute that follows teacher walkouts in other states that emboldened organized labor after a critical defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court.
A proposal to overhaul Kentucky's troubled public pension system would inadvertently eliminate line-of-duty death benefits for some police officers in roughly half of the state's law enforcement agencies, sending Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration rushing to fix the 505-page bill before calling a special session of the state legislature to vote on it.
Kentucky officials have altered their proposal to change the state's Medicaid program that would save state taxpayers an additional $27 million over the next five years while causing an extra 9,000 people to lose coverage.