GOP leaders target ‘woke’ investments through state pension funds

“Our states will not idly stand for our pensioners’ retirements to be sacrificed for BlackRock’s climate agenda,” said letter signed by Idaho AG

By: - September 19, 2022 11:33 am
Idaho officials at meeting

Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth, center, holds up a copy of “Woke, Inc: Inside Corporate America’s Social Justice Scam,” a book written by a guest speaker at a June 2022 discussion of environmental, social and governance standards. (Kelcie Moseley-Morris/Idaho Capital Sun)

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Casey Quinlan
Casey Quinlan

Casey Quinlan is an economy reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. For the past decade, Quinlan has reported on national politics and state politics, LGBTQ rights, abortion access, labor issues, education, Supreme Court news and more for publications including The American Independent, ThinkProgress, New Republic, Rewire News, SCOTUSblog, In These Times and Vox.