Kentucky Archives

July 26, 2019

Kentucky’s New Pension Law Marks Unprecedented Reforms

After several failed attempts and a special legislative session, Kentucky — the state with the worst-funded pension system — now has a plan to ease the financial burden that employees’ retirements are taking on quasi-governmental agencies. In signing the pension reform bill on …

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July 20, 2019

Five Mistakes Kentucky Lawmakers Are Making

Today’s blog post was written by Bridget Early, Executive Director at NPPC. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has called a special session that began yesterday. The special session is being used to pass his proposed pension bill, HB1. House and Senate …

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July 19, 2019

Kentucky Tries to Head Off Looming Pension Crisis

Kentucky’s Gov. Matt Bevin got his wish, as a special session for the General Assembly to determine a fix for the state’s looming pension crisis will happen Friday morning. Bevin’s office announced the news Monday. His administration has been trying …

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July 19, 2019

This Week in Pensions: July 19, 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the …

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