To meet our pension obligations and begin reinvesting in a stronger future for the commonwealth, Kentucky needs new revenue. Currently, too many tax breaks drain money that is needed to read more
The vast majority of Kentuckians would be worse off under recent federal tax cut proposals. Far from benefiting the average Kentuckian, the plans would put fiscal pressure on already strained read more
The proposed level dollar approach to funding Kentucky’s pension liabilities would shift a large burden to our upcoming state budget and ask comparatively little from budgets a couple of decades read more
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By Jason Bailey
December 1, 2017
The pension framework under consideration would require Kentucky to make excessive increased payments for pension liabilities in the next state budget — even beyond the read more
By Anna Baumann
November 21, 2017
Like the top-heavy tax cut plan passed in the House last week, the plan now in front of the Senate would shift taxes away from read more
By Dustin Pugel
November 13, 2017
The vast majority of Kentuckians would be worse off under recent federal tax cut proposals. Far from benefiting the average Kentuckian, the plans would put read more
By Jason Bailey
November 10, 2017
A new analysis of the proposed pension bill by the actuary for the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) shows huge new costs to the state from read more