From The Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky Supreme Court rules against Matt Bevin in pension open records case

EDITOR'S NOTE: Here is Beshear's response on social media: This morning, Kentucky families deserve an honest governor who will focus on solutions. Matt Bevin is trying to hide the truth about his pension cuts from the people who would be hurt most. And once again, the courts have ruled against his illegal actions.  The Kentucky State AFL-CIO unanimously endorsed Beshear for governor.


FRANKFORT – The state Supreme Court has rebuffed the initial legal maneuver in the Bevin administration’s appeal of a court order requiring it to disclose a financial analysis of the governor’s original pension reform plan called “Keeping the Promise.”

On Friday, Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. ruled that the Bevin administration’s emergency motion seeking an order from state appellate courts blocking immediate release of the controversial financial analysis was procedurally improper.

Minton’s ruling, which affirmed an order of the Kentucky Court of Appeals earlier last month, noted that other procedures are available to the administration if it seeks to keep the financial analysis confidential until the courts ultimately rule on whether it is a public record.

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