After Gov. Matt Bevin’s special legislative session on pensions abruptly ended on Tuesday, Louisville’s chamber of commerce says it hopes the incoming legislature quickly makes changes to the pension system when lawmakers return to Frankfort in January.
A nonprofit advocacy group representing retired teachers in Kentucky wants lawmakers to fully-fund a retiree health care plan in the next state budget. Kentucky Retired Teachers Association Executive Director Tim Abrams spoke to a local chapter in Murray on Monday.
After Kentucky lawmakers made changes to pension benefits for state workers earlier this year, some candidates are hoping to ride a wave of anger from teachers and other public workers into the statehouse.