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Legislators calling on Sen. Mitch McConnell to call special session

Kentuckians know Mitch McConnell as one of their  Republican senators, representing them in Washington. But across the country, he's more commonly known as the influential senate majority leader.

Bevin in Colorado while Kentucky lawmakers meet in session

A photo showing Gov. Bevin attending a speech by Vice President Mike Pence at a Republican Governors Association event in Colorado was circulated Tuesday on Twitter

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.

Lawmakers try to pass pension bill during special session

On Friday, the special session began and lawmakers are trying to provide pension relief to state agencies.

Speaker predicts House will pass pension bill

Lawmakers convened Friday after being called into session by Gov. Matt Bevin to take up his pension proposal.

BREAKING: Governor announces date for special session

Governor Matt Bevin announced Monday legislators will be called into the special session at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, July 19.

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill

Bevin's deputy chief of staff, Bryan Sunderland, says Bevin's team has enough support to pass the proposal "in a constitutional manner."

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."

Thayer says GOP urged Bevin not to call special session

A top GOP leader pushes back against the governor's comments that a special session of the legislature failed for a lack of legislative will.

Fallout continues after special session ends

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - As protesters left Frankfort with a sense of relief following a brief special session, Governor Matt Bevin claims lawmakers made...

Bevin issues statement on special session’s end

Matt Bevin has issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of the special legislative session to address Kentucky's pension crisis:

New Kentucky lawmakers watch pension debate from sidelines

Some newly elected lawmakers in Kentucky are not happy with the governor's decision to call the old legislature back into session to vote on changes to the state's struggling pension systems.

Governor calls special session for public pension reform

Governor Matt Bevin says the special session will being Monday at 8 p.m.

Kentucky governor might not call special session

Governor Matt Bevin now says he may not call a special session before the end of the year to address the pension issue.

GOP House members ask Kentucky governor not to call session

Kentucky GOP House members are asking Republican Gov. Matt Bevin not to call a special legislative session on pension reform before the end of the year.

Kentucky gov still plans for special legislative session

Kentucky's Republican governor said he still plans to call a special session of the state legislature to make changes to the state's troubled public pension system.

Kentucky governor says pension announcement coming soon

Kentucky's Republican governor says he is close to calling state lawmakers back into session so they can make changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.

Bevin launches pension site ahead of likely special session

Governor Bevin's administration launches pension reform website ahead of a likely special session of the state legislature to address the state's struggling retirement system.

Bevin: Special session will happen after Aug. 15

Kentucky's Republican governor says a special session of the state legislature will happen after Aug. 15.

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Kentucky Right for Life announces new director

The Kentucky Right to Life announced a new executive director. 

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