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This is an op-ed by Gov. Matt Bevin on the pensions and the recent special session, presented as information for our readers without editing or comment.
The latest MOKP podcast features political writer and KY native Perry Bacon from 538. Also, ALL the events from the past week. Listen right here!
The special session ended without any pension reform legislation. So, what is going to happen in January when the General Assembly convenes?
My Old Kentucky Podcast – Paul Walker, running for Congress against Jamie Comer; a timeline review of the pension crisis; and the saga of Metro 21.
In spite of transparency legislation passed in 2017, most investment manager contracts for KY pensions are either heavily redacted or not posted at all.
Years of underfunding and risky investments created the multi-billion dollar pension crisis in Kentucky, according to a "Frontline" report on KET.
Gov. Matt Bevin said Kentucky's public pension system will fail without reform legislation like SB 151, which is under review by the state's highest court.
This week's podcast: Jazmin covers the pension hearing at the KY Supreme Court, and Robert updates us about Braidy Industries. And, there are Quick Hits!
Gov. Bevin filed an appeal Friday to bypass the Court of Appeals and have the KY Supreme Court review the ruling that struck down the pension legislation.
The governor's legal team filed a motion asking the judge to rule on other questions about the bill, so all issues can be decided in one appeal.
The KY constitution requires bills to be read multiple times. Why? So that we all know what is being voted on. It's called "consent of the governed."
Judge Phillip Shepherd struck down Kentucky's controversial new public pension law Wednesday, saying the way it was passed violated the state Constitution.