From Frankfort

Retired teachers jam capitol annex as pension bill fails to come up for a vote

02/28/2018 03:30 PM

FRANKFORT – Senate Bill 1, the pension bill, had its first hearing today before the Senate Standing Committee on State and Local Government, but no vote was taken on the legislation until a committee sub is made available. Hundreds of mostly retired teachers jammed the meeting room and three overflow rooms to take in the proceedings, jeering at several times throughout the proceedings. Highlights of the bill and committee substitute include moving KERS and KTRS to a 30-year funding formula, placing... Read more 


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