Gov. Laura Kelly signed her first bill Friday putting $115 million into the state retirement system and said that her plan for restructuring payments into the pension fund was dead this session.
While acknowledging that the retirement system bill was not her proposal, Kelly called it a step toward shoring up the fiscal health of the pension fund.
"I am encouraged that lawmakers are now committed to improving the long-term stability and sustainability" of the pension system, Kelly said at a news conference Friday. "But this . . .