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Kentucky tries for pension reform again with educators at the lead

Gov. Matt Bevin announced a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly. | Screengrab via governor’s Facebook page

After failed attempts last spring and in a 24-hour special session in December, Kentucky lawmakers will try to pass pension reform once …

Neil Ramsey resigns from KRS board (officially, this time)

Kentucky Retirement Systems trustee, Anchorage City Council member and Ramsey Financial founder Neil Ramsey | Photo via Conficare website

Neil Ramsey announced his official resignation from the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees at its meeting on Thursday, two months …

Sports wagering bill passes out of House committee

An advertisement for sports betting at a casino in Mississippi, which has legalized such wagering.

A bill that would legalize and regulate wagering on sporting events in Kentucky and earmark tax revenue to the state pension system easily passed through …

Commentary: The sunlight fades in Kentucky

By Amye Bensenhaver

In an era when virtually every public official gives lip service to the importance of transparency and accountability, what is it that motivates a legislator to introduce a bill that abridges these twin goals?

Amye Bensenhaver


WLKY: Ohio River flood crest lowered by a foot

Screenshot | WLKY

Since Sunday, Louisville has had 2.92 inches of rain with a bit more expected Tuesday afternoon. Officials said the recent rains continued to push the Ohio River above its flood stage of 23 feet.

The forecast crest …