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Bevin Draws Mixed Reaction To Veto Of Pension Bill

For the second time in months, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin intends to reconvene state lawmakers for a special session to confront the state’s pension woes after vetoing a bill aimed at giving relief to some state-funded agencies struggling with ballooning …

Ky. Lawmakers Pass Last-Minute Surge Of Bills As 2019 Session Ends

On the final day of Kentucky’s legislative session, lawmakers passed major financial legislation dealing with pensions and taxes, and a host of other measures like a statewide ban on tobacco in schools and a requirement that workplaces accommodate pregnant employees.…

Commentary: Senate plan risks pensions, public health

By State Representative Lisa Willner, House District 35

“It ain’t over till it’s over.” While the late, great Yogi Berra uttered that phrase as a reminder to keep hope alive, I’m using it here as a warning and a plea.…

Bill forcing workers to sign arbitration agreements advances

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers | Photo by Joe Sonka

A bill that would allow Kentucky employers to force workers into signing a binding arbitration agreement as a condition of employment moved closer to final passage on Tuesday, after clearing …

Bill slashing Kentuckians’ unemployment benefits advances in House

Kentucky Center for Economic Policy analysis of House Bill 317 lowering unemployment insurance benefits

A House committee advanced a bill Thursday that would lower the unemployment insurance benefits of Kentuckians out of work for more than five weeks while cutting …