Overhaul despite protests

Kentucky lawmakers pass pension overhaul despite protests

FRANKFORT, Ky./March 29, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Saddled with one of the worst-funded public retirement systems in the country and defying a powerful teachers union that vowed political retribution, Republican lawmakers in Kentucky passed a pension overhaul Thursday that preserves benefits for most workers and does little to address the state’s massive debt. The 291-page proposal … Continue reading Kentucky lawmakers pass pension overhaul despite protests