Kenton County Judge-Executive Steve Arlinghaus http://wfpl.org en Local Government Leaders Seek Relief From Pension Costs http://wfpl.org/post/local-government-leaders-seek-relief-pension-costs <P>Elected officials from Kentucky’s metro areas are appealing to state lawmakers to reform the public pension system to keep it from consuming a growing share of their budgets.<p> <P>They testified in Frankfort this week before the Task Force on Pensions.<p> <P>Among them is Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. He says pensions accounted for just over five percent of the city’s budget in 2004. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:20:55 +0000 Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio 1720 at http://wfpl.org Local Government Leaders Seek Relief From Pension Costs