In response to an uptick in violent crime, last week Gov. Matt Bevin asked church leaders to organize prayer walks through the streets of West Louisville. Some are criticizing the proposal as too simple, demanding policy solutions.
One of the state lawmakers tasked with reforming Kentucky’s retirement systems says if structural changes aren’t made, the plans can’t be salvaged. The public pension systems are facing a combined unfunded liability of more than 30-billion-dollars.
Governor Matt Bevin says Kentucky has surpassed its record for business investments in less than half a year. The Republican governor said on Friday that business investments in the state already top $5.8 billion.