Key committee chair says governor’s plan for restructuring pension payments in trouble

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Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to restructure payments into the state's pension fund to finance her recommended budget is not likely to advance very far, the chair of the Senate's budget-writing committee said Tuesday.

"I don't think it's going anywhere," Republican Sen. Carolyn McGinn said of the governor's proposal to reduce pension fund contributions while extending the payment schedule.

McGinn said the fact that the board of the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System SSJ

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