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Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System Gets National Attention for Financial Transparency

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The Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System has been recognized nationally for its comprehensive annual financial report.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada gave the award for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the retirement system’s Chief Financial Officer Mark Whelan for the report’s “spirit of full disclosure.”The GFOA is a Chicago-based non-profit that serves more than 17,000 government finance professionals.

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