Pension Costs Rising

Providing retirement benefits is growing more expensive. City officials say it’s a matter of keeping promises made to employees.

‘Not Anybody’s Guy’

Richie Beeler

Political jousting over a pension lawsuit puts County Commissioner Richie Beeler in the spotlight — or the crossfire.

Pension Fight Reignites

A citizen lawsuit seeks to revive county Law Director Bud Armstrong’s allegations of impropriety in Knox County pension payments.

King Wins Reinstatement

City County Building

The Rogero administration plans to appeal a hearing officer’s ruling that an appointed city director retains Civil Service protections.

King’s Gambit

City County Building

The city’s former deputy engineering director made his case for reinstatement at a hearing on Wednesday.

Unresolved Issues

Lawyer Herb Moncier addresses Chancellor John Weaver.

In a sometimes fractious meeting, County Commission confronts lingering questions and pension tensions.

Case Dismissed

City County Building

A hearing Monday makes it official — the county’s pension lawsuit is done. What happens next?