BRADENTON, Fla. - A Kentucky legislative task force is in the final stretch of considering major restructuring options for the state’s pension plans, and dealing with an unfunded liability of more than $30 billion.

Potential reform measures, some that involve issuing up to $780 million of pension bonds, have been proposed by the Pew Center on the States, which volunteered to assist the task force in examining options for the state’s six traditional defined-benefit pension plans for existing and future employees and retirees.

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