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Kentucky Democratic Party

KDP: “Matt Bevin should come clean and explain why his administration illegally tried to silence a whistleblower.” 

Frankfort, KY—A Franklin County jury found that the Bevin administration wrongfully tried to silence a whistleblower in his Labor Cabinet and now it’s costing Kentucky taxpayers $500,000. 

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

Kentucky's junior senator was one of two lawmakers who voted against a measure Tuesday that ensures the fund to help 9/11 victims and first responders never runs out of money.

Republican Rand Paul said he couldn't "in good conscience" vote yes, because of his fiscal conservative beliefs that federal spending must be curtailed.

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TO:   All State Federations, Area and Central Labor Councils

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.