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Activists in the Boardroom   
June 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: City Journal - He's been a politician or political staffer his whole life. Tom DiNapoli, same thing with the New York State Common Retirement Fund, and very active with all these social proposals, elected partisan officials, and playing a big...
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New York Comptroller Plans to Expand Pension Plan’s ESG Funding   
June 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Fox Business Network - New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has aggressive plans to expand the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s investments in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) to $20 billion over the next 10 years. As...
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Louisiana State Employees Retirement System taps Mellon   
June 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
Source: MarketWatch - BOSTON (MarketWatch) -- Mellon Financial Corp. said Monday that its Mellon Global Securities Services group has been named master custodian for $7 billion in public funds administered by the Louisiana State Employees Retirement...
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Wyoming Retirement System names new executive director   
June 08, 2019 Associated Profiles : Wyoming Retirement System
Source: wyomingbusinessreport - David Swindell has been selected to lead the Wyoming Retirement System, the administrator of retirement plans for a majority of public employees in Wyoming. Swindell will assume the role of Executive Director on August 1, 2019....
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8 Times When Shareholders Asked Company CEOs To Step Down   
June 08, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: YAHOO! - More recently, though, the New York State Common Retirement Fund decided to flex some of the muscle provided by its 10 million shares by pushing for changes at the company to set carbon emissions ...
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Goodbye, Connecticut, and here’s some advice   
June 08, 2019 Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: The Connecticut Mirror - In order to do so, Connecticut, and many of its major cities, MUST restructure current pension and retiree health care plans in a reasonable ... and huge unfunded retirement obligations will ...
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Brown to unveil plan to help school cover PERS costs   
May 30, 2019 Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
Source: Mail Tribune & Daily Tidings - Right now, the eastern Oregon district pays about 8 percent of its budget, or $1.2 million, to the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System. In the next school year, that cost will go up an estimated $46,000. That may not seem...
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Kansas lawmakers overturn governor's veto, restoring KPERS funding   
May 30, 2019 Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal - Republicans blasted the Democratic governor's decision to block the payment to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement system and funding set aside for mental health programs. Kelly urged lawmakers to set aside funds in the...
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How Oregon State Pension Mismanagement Led To $26 Billion Underfunding   
May 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
Source: Forbes - At first glance, the $75 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) appears to be yet another case of gross malpractice generally practiced. Diving more deeply into its investment program, ominous red flags related...
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Our View | PERS plan smacks of class warfare   
May 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
Source: The Daily Astorian - That is false. Brown wants public employees to accept a slight reduction in their future pensions so as to help pay the unfunded actuarial liability of the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System. The governor calls her...
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