Frankfort – The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees will require larger contributions from local governments to cover the rising costs faced by the county employees retirement system in the coming year.
Local governments will now contribute 18.9 percent of non-hazardous duty employees' salaries to the retirement system, and for hazardous duty employees, the contribution rate will be 35.7 percent. That reflects a 2 percent and 2.5 percent increase respectively.
Bowling Green, KY – Students and Faculty advisors from the WKU Department of Public Health have completed a study on the flow of hazardous materials being transported through the region. The findings will be supplied to local Emergency Management officials, to help with future planning for possible hazmat incidents. Dan Modlin has this report....
Frankfort, KY – Two more candidates have qualified to seek constitutional offices in Kentucky. Capitol Bureau reporter Tony McVeigh reports on the men filing for state Ag Commissioner and State Auditor.