The spring 2021 semester is coming to a close, and Murray State University President Bob Jackson said lifting the outdoor mask mandate on campus is the first of many benchmarks in working toward a more ‘normal’ campus life for Fall 2021. During an interview with WKMS News, Jackson also detailed considerations for the potential tuition increase recently approved by the Murray State Board of Regents.
A new pension bill has been drafted for Kentucky lawmakers to start reviewing ahead of a special legislative session aimed at helping some state-funded agencies struggling with ballooning retirement payments, Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday.
When Gov. Matt Bevin vetoed the pension bill that passed out of the legislature last month, he promised to call lawmakers back to Frankfort to do it all over again in a special legislative session before July 1.
As lawmakers continue to navigate Gov. Matt Bevin’s surprise special legislative session, Republican leaders of the legislature might double-down on the same pension bill that was struck down by the Kentucky Supreme Court last week.