Kentucky pension system

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7:20 am
Tue January 8, 2013

KY Lawmakers Prepare for Start of Legislative Session

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Kentucky lawmakers start their legislative session today where they're expected to consider tax reforms and search for ways to shore up the financially troubled pension system for government retirees. A task force appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear has recommended a series of changes to the state tax code that could generate more than $600 million in additional revenue. A separate legislative task force has recommended pumping more money into the pension system, which has a $33 billion unfunded liability.

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4:23 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

A Handful of GOP House Candidates Ask David Williams To Not Use Pension Loophole

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A group of GOP House candidates are encouraging one Republican leader to take a bold stance on a pension issue.

Republicans Chris Hightower, Jason Crockett, Lynn Bechler, Bryan Lutz and Matt Lockett are all in competitive races for the state House this election cycle.

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