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Mon March 11, 2013
KY General Assembly Rushing To Complete Session
Kentucky lawmakers are scheduled to reconvene today in a rush to pass some key measures before time runs out. Still pending are bills ensuring soldiers deployed overseas can vote in Kentucky elections and a bill raising the minimum school drop out age to 18.
Four working days remain in this year's legislative session. The first two are today and tomorrow. An eight-day break follows during which lawmakers won't officially convene but will continue to work. The final two days are set for March 25th and 26th. Unfinished business includes conflicting proposals from the House and the Senate on how to shore up the state's government retiree pension plans. Governor Steve Beshear has been working with lawmakers to craft a solution.