Massie: IRS building won’t sit vacant

by Scott Wartman , swartman@nky.com When the federal government wants to get rid of properties, it can often take a while, leaving old government buildings vacant and rotting. In Northern Kentucky, for example, no one’s lived in the once regal, weather-beaten officers’ homes in Fort Thomas Tower Park for 15 years as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has…

Ky. pension plight improves slightly

by RONNIE ELLIS, CNHI News Service – FRANKFORT – Kentucky’s troubled pension systems had some good news for lawmakers Monday, although they remain a long way from financial stability. And one of them — the County Employee Retirement System or CERS — wants to become independent of the state system and enjoys the support of…