Teacher Retirement Benefits

Teacher Retirement Benefits The Kentucky House passed a bill Thursday to change retirement benefits for new teachers hired starting next year as Republican lawmakers confronted the politically volatile pension issue.GOP lawmakers said the measure would relieve some pressure on the state’s troubled public pension plan for teachers but won’t solve its massive unfunded liability.…

Opt Out Of Vaccine Legislation

Opt Out Of Vaccine Legislation Legislation that would expand Kentuckians’ ability to opt out of mandatory vaccinations passed the state Senate today by a 34-1-1 vote.The measure, known as Senate Bill 8, would provide exemptions only to mandatory immunization requirements during an epidemic based on religious grounds or conscientiously held beliefs. Senate Majority Whip…

Ramping-Up Vaccines

Ramping-Up Vaccines Kentucky is ramping up the vaccine rollout and recruiting local health departments and new regional sites to get shots into arms.The vaccine allotments to county health departments won’t be large, but local agencies will take anything they can get. Source: MG News Return to News

KY Chamber Day Event

KY Chamber Day Event On Thursday, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual ‘Kentucky Chamber Day’ event, but this year is was virtual.Every year, Chamber Day is an opportunity for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to share their accomplishments and vision for economic development with the state with top Kentucky legislative leaders, as…