From Frankfort

Senate passes pension reform bill out of committee as retirees promise to vote out lawmakers supporting bill

03/07/2018 03:19 PM

FRANKFORT — Over the outcry of more than 100 teachers, state workers and retirees Republican Senators on the State Government Committee moved the controversial pension reform bill to the full Senate on Wednesday with a 7 to 4 vote. Retirees, teachers and state workers flooded the halls and committee rooms shouted down state Senators as they spoke in favor of the pension reform plan, which would reduce benefits for some state workers. Many in the audience promised to vote the... Read more 


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