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Governor Matt Bevin speaks at the Health Innovation Center dedication Oct. 17, 2018.

Governor Bevin signs House Bill 1 into law

Billy Keeney, News Editor July 28, 2019

Governor Matt Bevin joined state legislators and stakeholder groups in Frankfort, Kentucky Wednesday, July 24, to officially sign House Bill 1 into law—which was passed by the General Assembly in special...

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor March 25, 2019

Another spring, another pension crisis. Universities across the commonwealth could soon feel the strain of Kentucky’s underfunded state retirement system through sweeping budget cuts. But as the legislative...

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor April 10, 2018
The Kentucky legislature passed its final budget and a pension reform bill that leaves NKU in the black with more performance funding. But, it’s the unchanged pension cost administrators worry will send the university into the red.
Gov. Matt Bevin said he will not call a special session on pension reform before the end of the year. At an event in Erlanger on Oct. 25, Bevin said such a session

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor December 26, 2017
Gov. Matt Bevin said he may not call a special session for state lawmakers to discuss pension reform, according to the AP.
Interim Pres. Gerard St. Amand said that pension contributions have increased in the last decade, but benefits for employees have not.

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Interim president says increasing payments for same benefits is hurting employees, university
Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor November 8, 2017
"This is the biggest, biggest hurdle to anything that we can do to try to fix our budget situation, and for the state as a whole,” Amand said at a Board of Regents meeting Wednesday.
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