Kentucky Employees Retirement System http://wkms.org en Senate Passes Bill To Shut Down Legislative Pension System http://wkms.org/post/senate-passes-bill-shut-down-legislative-pension-system <p></p><p>Legislative pension reform is progressing through the Kentucky General Assembly. Senate Bill 7 would&nbsp;keep&nbsp;new legislators from participating in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System. It is aimed at preventing the addition of new burdens to Kentucky's pension system, despite the fact that legislator's pensions are generally well-funded.</p><p>Senate President Robert Stivers&nbsp;praised&nbsp;the bipartisan effort&nbsp;in&nbsp;his chamber&nbsp;to solve Kentucky's underfunded pension problem. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:25:17 +0000 Rae Hodge 28669 at http://wkms.org Senate Passes Bill To Shut Down Legislative Pension System