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Kentucky lawmakers pass pension-relief bill

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a pension-relief bill and sent it to Gov. Matt Bevin.

Kentucky Democrats put forth pension fix plan

Democratic leaders in the Kentucky House are making a play for bipartisanship with new state pension repair proposals.

Bevin, Democratic lawmaker exchange barbs over pension plan

Exchange comes as Bevin has worked to generate enough support from GOP-led legislature to pass his pension measure in a special session.

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers to outline changes he's agreed to make in the pension relief proposal he'd like to have taken up in a special legislative session.
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Lawmakers await specifics of Bevin’s pension-relief plan changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Governor Matt Bevin has a proposed pension-relief plan. House Majority Floor Leader John "Bam" Carney says it's not perfect, but as...

Bevin says he’s agreed to changes to his pension proposal

Gov. Matt Bevin says he's agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan in an effort to win support from lawmakers whose votes would be needed to pass it in a special legislative session.

Kentucky governor reaches out to lawmakers on pension issue

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has sent a letter to state lawmakers to try to build support for his pension bill that he hopes to have considered in a special legislative session.

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case

A federal judge says he'll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year.

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan

The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.

Bevin: Special session ‘coming up sooner than later’

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin isn't saying when he'll bring lawmakers back to the state Capitol to deal with a pension issue, but says the special session will be "coming up sooner than later."

Republican Senate leader says pension veto a ‘big mistake’

The Kentucky Senate's majority leader says Gov. Matt Bevin's veto of a pension bill was a "big mistake," and says there's no guarantee lawmakers will resolve the issue in a special session.

Governor Bevin vetoes pension bill

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed a pension bill that was aimed at providing relief to some state-funded agencies struggling with ballooning retirement payments.

Pension decision looms over Kentucky legislature’s last day

Kentucky's Republican governor says he will sign a bill that would weaken one of the country's worst-funded pension systems while helping some independent but state-funded agencies avoid bankruptcy.

State taking names of teachers who called in sick to protest

The Kentucky Department of Education wants the names of every teacher who has called in sick, forcing hundreds of schools to close across the state.

House rejects costly pension bill

The Kentucky House of Representatives has rejected a bill that would let some entities leave the struggling pension system while paying less than they owe.

Kentucky House to vote on pension bill, would cost system $1 billion

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would let some public universities and other agencies leave the state's already struggling pension system, but would cost the system up to $1 billion.

No school or state ACT testing in Louisville today

According to Jefferson County Public Schools, another teacher "sickout" has forced the district to close schools and cancel their participation in state-wide ACT testing.
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At least 4 Kentucky school districts close amid protests

At least four Kentucky school districts have canceled classes because of too many teacher absences as educators continue to protest at the state Capitol.

Legislative leaders create Public Pensions Working Group

The Kentucky General Assembly has formed a Public Pensions Working Group to review and analyze the state’s public pension systems.

Financial agency disagrees with Bevin on pension ruling

A major financial agency is disagreeing with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin that Kentucky's credit rating will be hurt by a recent court ruling invalidating changes to the pension system.

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