A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher has filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System over its lack of funding. Plaintiff and DuPont Manual High School teacher Randolph Wieck says the system that supports over 140,000 teachers in Kentucky is at least $20 billion dollars in debt.
“We have raced to the bottom and we’re neck and neck with the worst funded teachers plan in the country,” Wieck said.
An Academy Award-winning actress, a pro football Hall-of-Famer and six young people from around the world were among those honored Saturday night by the Muhammad Ali Center for their humanitarian work.
What was supposed to be a forum on agriculture turned into a political slugfest as the candidates in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race traded blows today.
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes questioned Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's effectiveness. She highlighted McConnell's prolonged absence from Agriculture Committee meetings and blamed him for a lapse in the federal farm bill that provided crop insurance for farmers.
As the University of Kentucky Wildcats prepare for their NCAA basketball tournament showdown with Louisville on Friday, one of the most popular players from UK’s storied past is reporting to federal prison.
Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities are asking for approval to build a new 700 million dollar natural gas-fired generating plant in western Kentucky, and a smaller solar-powered station at one of their existing sites.
Spokeswoman Chris Whelan said the new gas-fired facility in Muhlenberg County will be similar to the station being built at Cane Run in Jefferson County. The companies are phasing out three of their coal-fired plants.