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CERS looks at separation from Kentucky Retirement Systems

Separating the County Employees Retirement System from Kentucky Retirement Systems was debated at a meeting Monday of the Kentucky Retirement Systems Administrative Subcommittee.

Kentucky's pension reform case now in the hands of justices

The Kentucky Supreme Court will now decide if the public pension bill, SB 151, was constitutional after hearing oral arguments on Thursday.

New law on handicapped parking now in effect

Updated method of getting a handicapped placard aims to reduce fraudulent issuance to those who do not need them.

Deputy critical after shooting at rest stop, fugitive killed

Scott County Deputy Sheriff Jaime Morales is in critical condition following an officer involved shooting late Tuesday night.

Calendar set for 2019 General Assembly

The 2019 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is scheduled to begin on Jan. 8 and will last 30 legislative days.

Bill could create registry for people convicted of animal cruelty

A bill filed for consideration in the next year's General Assembly session would create an online, public registry listing names of people convicted of animal cruelty.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announces major infrastructure investment in northern Kentucky

Secretary Chao was joined by KY Sec. of Transportation Greg Thomas, Congressman Thomas Massie and Boone County Judge Executive Gary Moore to announce $75 million in infrastructure grants.

Summit seeks solutions for struggling coal region's economy

Community leaders are meeting in a Kentucky region hurt by the collapsing coal industry, seeking strategies to help redevelop the area's economy.

Jobless rates fall in 110 Kentucky counties

Unemployment rates fell in all but 10 of Kentucky’s 120 counties between July 2017 and July 2018.

52 AGs asking Congress to pass opioid bill

52 attorneys general want lawmakers to pass The Stopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act, or SOFA.