Beshear promises pension bill lawsuit


Attorney General Andy Beshear has stated in the past that his office would sue to stop the implementation of HB 151, the pension bill, if it was signed into law by the governor. After Governor Bevin signed it on Tuesday, Beshear said he would do just that.

First via a tweet from his official account, and later while speaking to teachers in Letcher County, Beshear indicated the lawsuit could be filed as early as today (Wednesday).

In a later tweet sent by reporter Benny Becker, Beshear went further:

We will update this story as it develops today and over the coming weeks.