Kentucky Retirement http://wkms.org en Fitch Names KRS Pension Worst-Funded in Nation http://wkms.org/post/fitch-names-krs-pension-worst-funded-nation <p>Global credit agency Fitch Ratings has named one of Kentucky’s pensions the worst in the nation. The non-hazardous pension under the Kentucky Employee Retirement System has about a quarter of the money it would need to pay out what will be owed to pensioners.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:36:38 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40680 at http://wkms.org Fitch Names KRS Pension Worst-Funded in Nation KY Lawmakers Meet With Public to Discuss Pension Problems http://wkms.org/post/ky-lawmakers-meet-public-discuss-pension-problems <p></p><p>Lawmakers and citizens met this weekend in Murray State’s Wrather Auditorium to discuss Kentucky’s ongoing pension crises. Cameron Smith of the Alabama Policy Institute gave a presentation explaining Kentucky’s current pension problems while lawmakers answered questions. Smith said it’s important for the state to keep its promises. Sat, 09 Feb 2013 23:37:43 +0000 John Walker 27867 at http://wkms.org KY Lawmakers Meet With Public to Discuss Pension Problems Think Tank Refutes Needs to Cut State Pension Benefits http://wkms.org/post/think-tank-refutes-needs-cut-state-pension-benefits <p><font size="2">A relatively new economic think tank in Kentucky has released a report that pushes back on calls to cut the state&#39;s pension benefits.&nbsp;</font></p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:57:55 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 19469 at http://wkms.org Think Tank Refutes Needs to Cut State Pension Benefits