Politics

This week in Frankfort, nearly 300 candidates announced they’re running to be state representatives or state senators, many of them educators; a bill that would make it less affordable to have solar panels on your house got a life vest; and lawmakers again said they’ll have a bill to overhaul the state’s pension system — coming soon. Listen to this week’s edition of Kentucky Politics Distilled in the player above.

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Ryland Barton is the Capitol bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio.