Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin called teachers who oppose the Republican plan to overhaul the state’s pension systems “selfish,” saying it was “bizarre” that they would protest the proposal to cut their retirement benefits.
In a rare public rebuke, Kentucky's top House leader on Wednesday chastised fellow Republican Gov. Matt Bevin for criticizing teachers who have mobilized to oppose a plan to revamp one of the nation's worst-funded public pension plans.
The tallest building in Kentucky's capital city came crashing down in a controlled implosion Sunday, delighting thousands of onlookers who quickly scurried away to avoid the dust cloud that billowed overhead.
Drug-dependent babies born in Kentucky could automatically be labeled a "abused or neglected child," a change that would require state officials to investigate and begin the process of terminating parental rights.
Members of the Kentucky House and Senate are expected to see a new public employee pension reform bill this week. It’s likely to be quite different from the proposal offered by Gov. Matt Bevin and GOP leaders last fall.