pensions

Josh James / WUKY

Pension reforms approved by the 2018 General Assembly have been ruled unconstitutional.

Judge Hears Arguments In Kentucky Pension Case

Jun 7, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

A Kentucky judge is questioning how the state legislature passed a pension overhaul bill that prompted thousands of teachers to protest.

Kentucky Pension Battle Heads To Court

Jun 7, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's governor and attorney general are preparing to battle in court over the legality of a new pension law.

Associated Press

Kentucky’s top attorney says recent moves by Governor Matt Bevin’s legal team suggest the Republican is “judge shopping” in the case against the General Assembly's 2018 pension reforms.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin wants a judge he calls an "incompetent hack" removed from a case challenging the state's new pension law.

Teachers, Battle For Congress Highlight Kentucky Primaries

May 21, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky voters are preparing to go to the polls Tuesday for several primary elections that will test the reach of teachers' political power and set the stage for a key Congressional race.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Gov. Matt Bevin is calling a Franklin Circuit judge who ruled against him this week an “incompetent hack.” The broadside isn’t the first delivered by the governor.

Josh James / WUKY

A Franklin Circuit judge has cleared Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear to move forward with his lawsuit challenging the state’s new pension law. Gov. Matt Bevin is seeking to disqualify Beshear over an alleged conflict of interest.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File

Gov. Matt Bevin’s viral comments criticizing a teacher rally at the Capitol have caught the attention of state and national media, and a new poll suggests the remarks may have hurt his standing with voters.

Josh James / WUKY

The axiom that "politics makes strange bedfellows" held true in Frankfort Friday, with the GOP-led Kentucky General Assembly walking back sweeping vetoes of the entire two-year state budget and tax bill by a Republican governor and Democrats in rare alignment with their chief political foe.

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