Bluegrass Beacon: Taxpayers deserve at least honorable mention in pension debate

Editor’s note: The Bluegrass Beacon is a weekly syndicated statewide newspaper column posted on the Bluegrass Institute website after being released to and published by newspapers statewide. Maybe it’s because I’ve been speaking to Rotarians recently, but I’m thinking stakeholders in Kentucky’s pension fiasco could do a lot worse than adapting and applying Rotary’s Four-Way…

Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting: Pension investment expenses sky-high

Well, now here’s a real shocker about Kentucky’s pension-investment expenses: “Kentucky’s pension plan for public employees says that its annual investment expenses are running 75 percent higher than reported in previous years,” reports the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting. Included in the report is analysis by former KRS trustee Chris Tobe, who, as reporter James…