National Politics


Bevin defends pension law in hard-hitting speech

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky's counties cannot continue to afford rising pension obligations, and says they'll be "screwed" financially if the state's Supreme Court invalidates a new law making changes to the state's struggling pension systems.

Durbin touts F/A 18 Super Hornet Navy fighter jet money at Boeing's St. Louis plant

A five-year, $4.1 billion investment in the F/A 18 Super Hornet Navy fighter jet will help keep jobs at Boeing's St. Louis plant. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, spoke after he toured Boeing's St. Louis plant.