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Bevin vetoed a pension bill that would affect county health departments and intends to call a special session to address that legislation. Some health departments say they'll have to close without some pension relief.
Regional university presidents in Kentucky have endorsed a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration that would affect county health departments.
Counties play a significant role in building, improving and maintaining infrastructure in Kentucky, particularly roads and bridges. Here are five infographics that highlight the importance of having an effectively managed and well-funded infrastructure and how far behind the state has fallen in achieving those goals.
Gov. Matt Bevin says legislation is ready and a special session will be called in May to provide relief for health departments and other quasi-governmental agencies who face a huge jump in pension costs July 1.
Gov. Matt Bevin doesn't have enough support among lawmakers to call them to a special session on a pension-relief measure he vetoed, a powerful state legislator said Monday.
Gov. Matt Bevin vetoed House Bill 358 which would have affected county health departments, regional public universities and other quasi-governmental agencies.
Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed pension relief bill has gained key support from six representatives of local health departments, mental health centers and other quasi-governmental agencies.
The University of Kentucky has been awarded an $87 million federal grant – the largest in the institution’s history – to reduce opioid deaths by 40 percent in 16 counties in the Commonwealth.