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Teachers’ Retirement System pension bill gets House approval

A bill that would improve stability of the state’s Teachers’ Retirement System was passed in the House on Wednesday.

Pension-relief measure clears Kentucky Senate committee

The Senate State and Local Government Committee advanced the bill on Tuesday without making any changes.

AG: Bevin’s special-session call could draw legal challenge

Attorney General Andy Beshear on Saturday accused Gov. Matt Bevin of jeopardizing any pension-relief measure that might emerge from a special legislative session by trying to dictate the terms of legislation considered by Kentucky lawmakers.

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill

Speaker David Osborne told reporters Wednesday that some House members haven't reached a "comfort level" with Gov. Bevin's proposal

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House

Governor Bevin's proposal is being presented as an alternative to a pension bill he vetoed.

Kentucky lawmakers briefed on governor’s pension measure

Lawmakers met with members of Bevin's team on Wednesday at the state Capitol.

Bevin: New pension bill written for upcoming special session

Governor Bevin announces a new pension bill has been crafted for lawmakers to consider in a special session.

Bevin says vetoed pension bill needs fine-tuning

Bevin said the bill had provisions that violated the "inviolable contract."

Outlook for Kentucky teachers’ pension system improving

A consulting firm says the pension system for Kentucky's teachers has more money and less unfunded debt after the legislature decided to fully pay its annual funding request.

Immense victory for supporters of Pension Bill

Republican legislators celebrate huge victory for pension bill.

Attorney General sues to block pension bill

Attorney General Andy Beshear files lawsuit to stop pension bill.

UPDATE: Kentucky pension overhaul wins House and Senate approval

The Kentucky House and Senate Thursday night passed a pension bill, defying angry teachers.

After protest, Kentucky lawmaker’s bill begins moving

A bill sponsored by Republican Senator Alice Forgy Kerr moves forward following her complaint it was shelved to punish her for not supporting a pension bill.

Lawmakers backpedal on pension bill, send it back to committee

In a turn of events at the state capitol Friday, lawmakers did not vote on the republican public pension reform bill.

Teachers spar with lawmakers as pension bill passes committee

Kentucky's republican-backed pension reform bill cleared its first hurdle in Frankfort Wednesday.

AG warns proposed pension overhaul wouldn’t hold up in court

Attorney General Andy Beshear says pension bill would not withstand court challenges.

Republican lawmakers talk new pension bill

After the long-awaited public pension reform bill was filed Tuesday night, republican lawmakers are sharing more details now on how they say it will prop up the system that currently faces a close to $40 billion funding shortfall.

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