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Tue Feb 5, 2019, 04:36 AM

House Speaker Dismisses Chances for Quick Pension Agreement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Kentucky's House speaker is dismissing chances that lawmakers will find quick agreement to revamp one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.

Lawmakers reconvene in Frankfort on Tuesday after a monthlong break, and the state's pension woes remain a high-profile issue.

Speaker David Osborne told a business group Monday that a bipartisan group of lawmakers continues to review the issue, but the Republican leader warned that anyone thinking a quick agreement will be found "is wrong."

He says pensions changes remain the most divisive and controversial issue to confront Kentucky lawmakers.

Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/kentucky/articles/2019-02-04/house-speaker-dismisses-chances-for-quick-pension-agreement

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