Kentucky pension bill challenged in court by Beshear and unions for teachers, police

Lexington Herald Leader:  Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with the Kentucky Education Association and the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police, filed suit Wednesday against the controversial public pension bill Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law Tuesday.

The 49-page lawsuit, filed in Franklin Circuit Court, said the bill “substantially alters and ultimately reduces the retirement benefits of the over 200,000 active members of the pension systems, including teachers, police officers, and firefighters.”

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