Kentucky Politics Distilled: Pension Bill Passes Special Session

Jul 26, 2019

Credit J. Tyler Franklin

This week in Kentucky politics, Gov. Matt Bevin signed the so-called pension “relief” bill into law after a short special legislative session. Attorney General Andy Beshear threatened to sue over the session, saying that Bevin had blocked lawmakers from considering other proposals. And Amy McGrath addressed the bumpy launch to her U.S. Senate campaign.

Listen to this week’s show:


Bevin Signs Pension Bill, Ending Kentucky Legislature's Special Session

Beshear Threatens Lawsuit If Bevin Doesn't Amend Special Session Call 

McGrath Talks Bumpy Rollout, Says Senate Seat 'Tough' But 'Winnable'