Final Two Days

Local/Regional News
2:52 pm
Sun March 24, 2013

Dizzying Pace For Ky. Legislators In Next Two Days

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday with two days remaining to pass legislation intended to shore up Kentucky's pension plans for state and local government retirees.

Restoring solvency to the pension system, which has a $33 billion unfunded liability, has been divisive for the Republican-controlled Senate and the Democratic-led House, which have been working on the issue since the Legislature convened in January.

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