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“By Tuesday, July 30, the New York Times reported that McConnell was enraged by the nickname, and on Wednesday, July 31, the KDP started taking or

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — Gov. Matt Bevin's approach to providing relief to regional universities, health departments and other "quasi-governmental agencies" from crushing pension costs passed a crucial test on Monday when members of the Kentucky House approved the plan 52-46.

By JACK BRAMMER

Despite protests from Democratic members, the House State Government Committee on Saturday approved Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to offer financial relief to regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies facing huge pension costs on an 11-8 vote and sent it to the full House for its consideration.

By ALLISON SLONE

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

Dear legislators,

I am a public school teacher and this special session may not directly impact me, but I am invested in fighting for all public employee’s rights, pensions, health care, revenue, and funding of state programs, including public education. 

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Andy Beshear advised legislators Saturday that Gov. Matt Bevin's proclamation calling them into special session is illegally restrictive, and any bill they pass is at risk of being struck down by the courts.

Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear explained his concerns with the manner Matt Bevin called his special session. He also offered a simple solution of Bevin amending the proclamation. Instead of accepting this solution, Governor Bevin chose to lash out with his all too familiar “but your father” attack. 

Kentucky Democratic Party

Kentucky New Era: “At $65,000 per day, this week-long spectacle appears to be one expensive political stunt.”