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Kentucky Politics Distilled: Pension Bill Derails

J. Tyler Franklin

This week in Kentucky politics, the state Senate decided to not vote on a controversial pension bill as teachers and other state workers protested at the state Capitol. It’s unclear how the legislation might be revised and lawmakers only have a little more than two weeks until a major deadline in this year’s legislative session.

Listen to this week’s edition of Kentucky Politics Distilled in the player below.

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Ryland Barton is the Managing Editor for Collaboratives. He's covered politics and state government for NPR member stations KWBU in Waco and KUT in Austin. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He grew up in Lexington.

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