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Polling results released today by the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) show Andy Beshear, Greg Stumbo, and Heather French Henry leading in their respective statewide races.

By JACK BRAMMER and DANIEL DESROCHERS

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to deal with a huge increase in pension costs for regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies, such as health departments and rape crisis centers, won final passage in the state Senate Wednesday morning.

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — Gov. Matt Bevin's pension bill rolled through a friendly committee Tuesday morning and is now teed up for final passage on Wednesday.

The Senate State and Local Government Committee approved the bill intended to give relief from soaring pension costs to regional universities and scores of smaller quasi-governmental groups on a party-line vote of 8-3, with all Republicans voting yes and all Democrats voting no.

The Associated Press is reporting that Matt Bevin is in Colorado after calling a special session that is costing Kentucky taxpayers $66,000 a day. 

Frankfort, KY—After calling a special session that is costing Kentucky taxpayers $66,000 a day, Matt Bevin has been caught at a lavish political donor junket in Aspen, Colorado. 

By JACK BRAMMER

Sticking to the script prepared by Republicans, a Senate committee Tuesday signed off on Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposal to provide incentives for regional universities, county health departments, and other quasi-governmental agencies to exit the state pension system.