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Thu Dec 13, 2018, 04:36 PM

Court Nixes Pension Law That Prompted Teacher Protests

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems, a victory for teachers who closed schools across the state in protest earlier this year.

The court unanimously rejected the law not because of what it did, but because they said the Republican-controlled legislature did not follow the process outlined in the state Constitution when they passed it.

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear, who filed the lawsuit that led to Thursday's ruling, called it "a landmark win for all of our public servants." But Republican Gov. Matt Bevin called it "an unprecedented power grab by activist judges."

"This will destroy the financial condition of Kentucky," Bevin said, a claim Beshear dismissed as "fear mongering."

Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2018-12-13/court-nixes-pension-law-that-prompted-teacher-protests

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Thu Dec 13, 2018, 06:18 PM


The GOP tried to do their cheat, lie, and steal act AGAIN and they were CAUGHT. They are like crying children who scream nonsense when they are CAUGHT.......I am glad to read the news and wish those people in that state good luck with their dire future in the RED land..........I see an A.G. being REELECTED again......

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