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A report by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon shows the pension system for teachers is on more solid ground.
The issue of pension reform was a major focus last year especially for teachers.
Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a pension-relief bill and sent it to Gov. Matt Bevin.
Democratic leaders in the Kentucky House are making a play for bipartisanship with new state pension repair proposals.
Exchange comes as Bevin has worked to generate enough support from GOP-led legislature to pass his pension measure in a special session.
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.
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...
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 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.
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.
The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At least four Kentucky school districts have canceled classes because of too many teacher absences as educators continue to protest at the state Capitol.