Pension overhaul struck in Kentucky

Posted: June 21, 2018 at 3:35 a.m.
Updated: June 21, 2018 at 3:35 a.m.

FILE - In a March 21, 2018 file photo, Debbie Burke, left, an elementary school teacher in Pike County, and her husband Gary Burke rally against a proposed pension overhaul bill, in Frankfort, Ky. Franklin County, Ky., Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 ruled that the process the Republican-led legislature used to enact the law violated the state Constitution. (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner, File)

A Kentucky judge on Wednesday struck down a new public-pension overhaul law that angered thousands of teachers who marched on the state Capitol and closed dozens of school districts in protest.

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