Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Kentucky Politics Distilled: Protests And Pensions

Rhonda Miller
/

This week in Kentucky politics, students marched on the state Capitol to call for lawmakers to come up with solutions to school shootings; during a radio interview, Gov. Matt Bevin lashed out at teachers for protesting a plan that would take some of their retirement benefits away; and the pension bill that teachers have been protesting, well, it’s on life support.

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

Related Stories:

Accusations Fly, Tensions Rise As State Lawmakers Tweak Pension Bill

Bevin Calls Teachers ‘Selfish’ And ‘Ignorant’ For Pension Protests

PHOTOS: Across Louisville, Students Join National Day Of Action Protesting Gun Violence

Students Skip School To Rally Against Gun Violence At Kentucky Capitol

Students Push As Lawmakers Ponder Gun Safety Bills 

Ryland is the state capitol reporter for the Kentucky Public Radio Network, a group of public radio stations including WKU Public Radio. A native of Lexington, Ryland has covered politics and state government for NPR member stations KWBU in Waco and KUT in Austin.
Related Content