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5:41 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Senate Poised To Finish Redistricting By Friday

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A fast-tracked proposal to redraw boundary lines around Kentucky legislative districts arrived in the Senate on Wednesday, just hours after it breezed through the House with broad bipartisan support.

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers said he expects final passage of the measure on Friday, bringing an end to a special session that's costing taxpayers more than $60,000 a day.

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Local/Regional News
4:45 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Senate Leaders Vow Action On Pension Bill

Senate President Republican Robert Stivers

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Senate Republican leaders on Friday promised fast-track work on pension legislation, drawing support from business groups demanding action to shore up a system plagued by a massive unfunded liability they say threatens to drain money from education and economic development.

The pension bill is expected to be introduced in the Senate on Tuesday and reviewed in committee the following day. Kentucky lawmakers return to the Capitol next week to resume a 2013 regular session that will last a few more weeks.

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