Kentucky Retirement System - Recent Headlines

Below you will find a list of recent press releases.  Click on the title to view the full text of the press release.

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  • KRS Assistant General Counsel Recognized
    Friday, December 04, 2015
    Kathy Rupinen has been recognized by the Executive Branch Ethics Commission for her contributions while serving as the Ethics Officer for KRS. Kathy has received the 1st annual Outstanding Ethic Officer award for 2015.
  • KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BOARD SUPPORTS COMPREHENSIVE AUDIT
    Friday, October 23, 2015
    At a special meeting held on October 23, 2015, the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution requesting State officials to initiate and conduct a comprehensive audit and peer benchmarking study of the KRS organization.
  • Thielen to Continue as KRS Executive Director
    Friday, October 23, 2015
    Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) Board of Trustees announced today that William A. (Bill) Thielen has agreed to postpone his retirement and will continue to serve as Executive Director of Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS).
  • Humana Announces Aetna Merger - Update
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Official information from Humana about the recently approved merger of Humana and Aetna.
  • Social Security (FICA) and Medicare Taxes - FAQ's
    Friday, October 16, 2015
    Social Security (FICA) and Medicare Taxes - FAQ's
  • KRS Hires Executive Search Firm
    Thursday, July 30, 2015
    Late last week, the KRS Executive Director Search Committee met in Louisville and selected EFL Associates as the executive search firm that will assist KRS in the process of hiring a new executive director.
  • KRS PREP Sessions, Register Now
    Thursday, July 16, 2015
    This summer KRS is offering Pre-Retirement Education Programs (PREP) and will be hosting meetings throughout the Commonwealth.
  • Humana Announces Aetna Merger
    Monday, July 06, 2015
    Official information from Humana about the recently approved merger of Humana and Aetna.
  • KRS selects Medicare Advantage provider
    Monday, June 15, 2015
    Kentucky Retirement Systems Selects Humana as Medicare Advantage Provider
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH UPDATE
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    At the April 16 Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) Board of Trustees, Executive Director, Bill Thielen, announced his intention to retire at the end of calendar year 2015.
  • KRS Board Meeting - April 16, 2015
    Thursday, April 16, 2015
    The Kentucky Retirement System Board of Trustees held its Annual Meeting on April 16, 2015.
  • Keith Peercy, New SPRS Trustee for KRS
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015
    The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees would like to welcome the new SPRS representative, Keith Peercy.
  • The Year Ahead
    Friday, February 13, 2015
    Our wish for KRS and its members is that 2015 will be a calm and serene year!
  • Preparing for Retirement?
    Friday, February 13, 2015
    Are you ready to retire? If so, here are some tips to ensure a smooth process.
  • Randy Overstreet Serving Last Term on KRS Board of Trustees
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    The next KRS Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015. That meeting will be the last for board member Randy Overstreet, who, at that time, will have continuously served on the KRS Board of Trustees for 20 years.
  • KRS Call Center
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    Help is just a phone call away with the KRS Call Center. We have 20 counselors to assist you with your member needs, Monday through Friday, 8:00-4:30 PM EST. Our toll free number is 1-800-928-4646 or, locally, 502-696-8800.
  • Investment Market Commentary FYTD 2015
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    Investment Market Commentary FYTD 2015
  • Seven Counties Update
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    Seven Counties Update
  • Anthem Cyber Attack Update 2-9-15
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    Last week, the Kentucky Employees’ Health Plan was made aware that Anthem, Inc., the parent company of our health insurance administrator, was the victim of a highly-sophisticated cyber attack.
  • Anthem Cyber Attack
    Monday, February 09, 2015
    This morning, the Kentucky Employees’ Health Plan was made aware that Anthem, Inc., the parent company of our health insurance administrator, is the victim of a highly-sophisticated cyber attack.