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US Public Pension Funds Highlights
CalSTRS scouting for specialized consultant for collaborative investment model   
May 07, 2019 Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalSTRS officials expect to hire a specialized consultant from its investment consultant pool to assist with its implementation and expansion of its collaborative investment model, a report to the investment committee for the...
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Capitol Watch Podcast: Connecticut lawmakers want cities and towns to pay a portion of teachers’ pensions. Here’s what that could mean for you.   
May 07, 2019 Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Hartford Courant - You probably don’t think about the Connecticut teachers’ retirement fund all that much ... executive director Betsy Gara explain how Gov. Ned Lamont's plan might affect your bottom line. Michael Hamad can be reached...
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CalSTRS Expected to Support Carbon Pricing   
May 07, 2019 Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Ai-cio.com - The investment committee of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is expected to approve a policy in support of carbon pricing at its meeting scheduled for Wednesday. The expected May 8 approval of the...
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Exxon shareholders launch proxy fight against the oil giant's directors   
May 06, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Business Standard - The New York State Common Retirement Fund, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and the Church of England, said they would vote against all Exxon directors at the company’s May 29 annual meeting and urged...
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Competing studies to look at Oklahoma state retirees' pensions   
May 03, 2019 Associated Profiles : Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: NewsOK - Those systems are: Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement System, the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, the Oklahoma Firefighters Pension ...
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Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System earmarks $425 million for fixed income, real estate debt   
May 03, 2019 Associated Profiles : Hawaii Employees Retirement System (ERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Hawaii Employees' Retirement System, Honolulu, allocated about $425 million total to two managers, said Vijoy Chattergy, chief investment officer. The $15.6 billion pension fund hired Bank of Hawaii to run about $375 million in...
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South Dakota Gears Up Emergency Plan   
May 03, 2019 Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
Source: Ai-cio.com - Despite its healthy return profile and 100% funded status, the South Dakota Retirement System is gearing up to weather what many industry analysts are predicting could be a potentially significant downward spike in the markets...
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Democratic lawmakers support Lamont’s plan to have cities and towns pay for teachers’ pensions   
May 02, 2019 Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Hartford Courant - Lamont and the lawmakers maintain towns should pay some costs at a time when the state pays 100 percent of the employer contribution to the teachers’ retirement ... spending plan. “The Democrats’ proposal is a...
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New York State Pension CIO Opposes Fossil Fuels Divestment Bill   
May 01, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Institutional Investor - New York State Common Retirement Fund’s interim chief investment officer is against the state’s proposed bill that would require it to divest from fossil fuels. At a hearing Tuesday in Albany, New York, interim CIO...
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North Dakota Legislature agrees to trim retirement benefits for new hires to fully fund plan   
May 01, 2019 Associated Profiles : North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS)
Source: The Bismarck Tribune - Scott Miller, executive director of the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System, said lawmakers approved legislation eliminating a retiree health insurance credit and reducing a multiplier ...
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