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BY MATT MENCARINI

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- Despite growing pressure from Republicans and business leaders, Gov. Andy Beshear said he is not going to cut Kentucky’s unemployment benefits — at least not yet.

By DANIEL DESROCHERS

With just a week left until election day in the Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial primary, candidates were grilled Monday on the specifics of the plans they have been touting throughout the state.

Attorney General Andy Beshear and former Auditor Adam Edelen criticized each other, House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins was put on the spot about his role in the pension crisis and all three candidates were left justifying their plans for more revenue in a state with an extremely tight budget.

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

The top Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Kentucky governor were put on their heels Monday with specific questions about how to overcome Republican supermajorities in the legislature.

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — The Bevin administration illegally withheld from public release an actuarial analysis of the governor's original "Keeping the Promise" plan to reform Kentucky's troubled pension system, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled Thursday.

Moreover, Shepherd, who was able to review the withheld analysis in considering his decision, said that it raised concerns that "call into question the effectiveness" of Bevin's sweeping pension reform plan.

FROM THE KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Frankfort KY— On Thursday, a Kentucky mom who lost her son to a drug overdose in 2014 penned an open letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling for him to stop selling drug-themed shirts as part of his campaign fundraising and donate the money raised to addiction recovery services in the state.

For too long, employers have been able to violate the National Labor Relations Act without facing serious consequences, routinely denying working people the basic right to join with co-workers to make our jobs better.

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — As Gov. Matt Bevin works to find the votes to pass a new pension bill during a special legislative session, former House Speaker Jeff Hoover is working toward a different goal.

By MARSHALL WARD

President, Calloway County Retired Teachers Association

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week across the country.

But in Kentucky, teachers have been under attack by our Republican Governor from the minute he set foot in Frankfort. He has called teachers unpatriotic, greedy, ignorant, complicit to drug overdoses and accidental shootings, and lazy.

The legislature has passed failed charter school legislation and tried to reduce teacher’s pensions and healthcare benefits.