The pandemic put a lot of systems on pause, including our state's justice system. When the governor declared a state of emergency in March of 2020, the state's supreme court halted all jury trials. It wasn't until May of 2021 that judges re-opened their courtrooms.
When teachers enter the classroom this new year, they'll be facing a new retirement system. Some education leaders worry the new system, combined with the last two years of Covid complications, may make it harder to recruit and retain.
We're more than a year and a half into the pandemic, and Kentuckians are still having problems with their unemployment. Thousands fell victim to fraud last year, and some are still trying to clear up confusion.