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Pensions Group Meets for the First Time

The Kentucky Public Pensions Working Group met for the first time yesterday.

At Least 6,500 Federal Employees in Kentucky Affected by Shutdown

Thousands of federal employees working in Kentucky have been affected by the federal shutdown, which is now the longest in U.S. history.

Lawmakers create public pensions working group

A public pension working group has been created to review the structure of KRS along with the cost, benefits and funding.

Four bills advanced through Senate successfully

In the first week of the Kentucky's 2019 General Assembly, four bills are already on their way to the Kentucky House after receiving final passage in the Senate.

Proposed election date change heads to the House

A bill that would move the governor’s race to even-numbered years passed out of the state Senate, making it the first measure to clear the chamber this session.

Two election bills advance to the Senate

Two election-related bills advanced out of the Senate Committee on State and Local Government today.

KRS approves FY 2019-20 CERS contribution rates

The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees voted to approve CERS contribution rates for nonhazardous and hazardous employees.

Bevin calls special session

Gov. Bevin calls Kentucky legislators into a special session beginning at 8:00 p.m. this evening.

Three Ky. counties to receive grant funding for transportation projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced today that three Kentucky counties will receive over $59 million total in grant funding for transportation infrastructure projects.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce shares its 2019 legislative agenda

Some of the chamber's legislative priorities include: modernization of unemployment insurance, bail reform, improving Kentucky's legal climate, supporting sports wagering and tobacco-free schools.