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Thanks to Travis Brock for sending us this.

By JOSH JAMES

With the deadline to file Senate bills in the rear view mirror and the House due date fast approaching, Kentucky lawmakers say pension reforms could still resurface — in some form.

By BILL FINN 

State Director, Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council

A devastating bill has been filed to dramatically lower unemployment insurance benefits.

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

He’s not an institutionalist. He’s the man who surrendered the Senate to the president.

By ADAM JENTLESON

Mr. Jentleson is a former deputy chief of staff to retired Senator Harry Reid.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

At least Kentucky Republicans are consistent.

For the umpteenth time, they're trying to nationalize an election for the Kentucky legislature--this one just two weeks from today. 

Democrat Darrell Pugh and Republican Phillip Wheeler are battling for the open 31st District Senate seat in eastern Kentucky.

Ray Jones had to give up the seat because he was elected Pike County judge-executive last November. Hence, a special election was necessary.

By ELEANOR KLIBANOFF

Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Democratic legislators have proposed reinstating a worker safety standards board that Gov. Matt Bevin disbanded last year.

House Bill 322 would restore the OSHA Standards Board and require it to meet more frequently. House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins is spearheading the bill, which the rest of the house Democratic caucus is supporting as additional sponsors.