Retirement Board Hires Companies to Screen for Terrorism

1 decade 4 years 5 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
That decision comes Monday from the board of the State Employees Retirement System. The contracts with Conflict Securities Advisory Group and Regulatory Data Corporation will cost about $25,000 a year altogether. They provide information on companies that reportedly have links to terrorism, or do business in countries sanctioned by the US government. State Treasurer Sarah Steelman has been pushing for the retirement system to screen investments for potential terrorism connectons.

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