Officials are promising the “most exhaustive review ever conducted” of Kentucky’s debt-ridden pension system. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has announced the selection of a new consulting group tasked with examining the system’s finances in detail.
Kentucky’s economic forecast is improving, according to Gov. Steve Beshear. Today, state’s top official announced a decision to funnel $82 million in surplus dollars into Kentucky’s “rainy day fund," bumping the grand total to just over $209 million.