Kentucky Archives

July 15, 2019

Kentucky: A Historical Look at Public Pensions

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has called a special session of the legislature to begin on July 19, 2019.  Here at NPPC, we wanted to provide some historical context as to how Kentucky’s public pension systems ended up in their current …

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July 12, 2019

This Week in Pensions: July 12, 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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June 21, 2019

Concerns over Pensions Grow as Deadline Nears

In just 10 days, pension contribution rates for regional universities and quasi-state agencies are set to about double.  “It was one of those deals when once again, something was getting done at the very end of the session,” Larry Totten said …

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April 3, 2019

Kentucky Lawmakers Make Another Mistake

Today’s blog post was contributed by Andrew Collier, Communications Director at NPPC. Kentucky legislators have a habit of passing legislation at the very last second, bypassing the democratic process by waiving readings and stifling input from the public. Just like …

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March 20, 2019

Kentucky lawmakers are at it again

Today’s blog post was written by NPPC Communications Director Andrew Collier. If you’ve been a reader of Defined Benefit since we started this blog, you’d know that some lawmakers in Kentucky have tried to dismantle public pensions several times. Last …

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