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Alternative funding plans for pension systems discussed
Two alternatives to funding the state’s ailing pension systems were discussed during a meeting of the Public Pension Oversight Board on Monday.

Bill puts felony charge on strangulation
Gov. Matt Bevin held a bill signing ceremony on Tuesday for legislation approved by the 2019 General Assembly that specifically makes strangulation a felony.

Bevin: 'Onus' on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it's up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene.

Bevin Says He Has Agreed To Changes To His Pension Proposal
Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan that would impact county health departments.

Bevin’s changes to pension bill haven’t changed anyone’s mind, House speaker says
House members want to ensure that Tier 1 and Tier 2 employees of health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies have the option to retain their current benefits.

State property tax calendar a challenge, officials say
County officials explain the complex schedule of property taxes to the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government.

6 counties to undergo post-election audits
The Kentucky Attorney General's office will perform post-election audits on Bourbon, Carter, Fleming, Marion, Muhlenberg and Scott counties.

2019 Legislative Session in Review
County advocates fought hard for county government during the 2019 session, taking on issues that included transportation funding, public pensions and protection of local revenue.

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