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An open letter to Gov. Bevin regarding pension reform

Dear Gov. Matt Bevin, let me tell you a little something about my dad, who is a retired teacher. You’d like him if you knew him. My mother was a stay-at-home mom. My dad, Mike White, was definitely the breadwinner in our household. He was a high school social studies teacher,...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

Corbin teachers stage ‘walk-in’ to show opposition to pension reform bill

A group of more than 20 teachers stood outside Corbin Middle School Thursday morning carrying signs voicing their opposition to the pension reform bill currently making its way through the state legislature. The teachers, which Principal Christi LeFevers said represented about...

Attorney General Beshear addresses retirees, visits SEKRI Corbin facility

Last Wednesday morning, Gov. Matt Bevin, Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker Jeff Hoover unveiled their “Keeping the Promise” – a comprehensive plan to save Kentucky’s ailing public pension system. The pension reform proposal outline includes no change to full...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

W’burg City Council takes stand on pension reform

As talk of reforming Kentucky’s retirement system continues with a potential special called legislative session pending, the Williamsburg City Council is throwing its support behind a plan that would separate the retirement system for city and county employees from that of state...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017