This week in Kentucky politics, a judge struck down Kentucky’s new pension law, saying legislators broke the law by rushing the bill to passage. Kentucky’s health secretary says the state will have to cut benefits if a federal court blocks Gov. Matt Bevin’s changes to the Medicaid system. And Democrats no longer make up a majority of registered voters in the state. Listen in the player above for this week’s edition of Kentucky Politics Distilled.

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