Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker Jeff Hoover respond Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, to a question about the fate of a recommendation to cut retirees' cost-of-living adjustments in tackling public pension reform.
Various community members and organizations from around Kentucky gathered in the state Capitol Rotunda to rally in support of removing a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on Aug. 30, 2017.
During a Facebook Live Q&A session, Gov. Matt Bevin answers a question about the potential for a mass exodus of Kentucky teachers if major changes are made to their pension plan. “If you happen to be a teacher who would walk out on your classroom, in order to serve what’s in your own personal best interest at the expense of your children, you probably should retire," he said.
Jim Carroll, with Kentucky Government Retirees, and Kentucky Education Association President Stephanie Winkler voice concern about proposed changes to Kentucky's public pension plans on Monday, August 28, 2017.
Fairness Campaign director Chris Hartman was part of a group of people protesting outside of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast against the Farm Bureau's policies regarding same-sex marriage and other social issues. With them is Freda Fairness, satirizing the Farm Bureau’s longtime 18-foot Freddy Farm Bureau doll that welcomes visitors to the fair.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell jokingly described his job as 'like being a groundskeeper at a cemetery' during his speech at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.
Governor Matt Bevin gave a couple minutes to press, answering questions about his thoughts on the relationship between U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump before entering the Kentucky Exposition Center for the 54th annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast.