Legislature takes first steps towards Darfur investment divestiture

The state’s investment officers – including the retirement board and the Permanent Fund – are one step closer to getting rid of any holdings they have left in companies that do business in Sudan. The House State Affairs committee has unanimously approved a bill requiring divestiture as long as international and Congressional sanctions are in place because of the genocide in that country’s Darfur region.

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau

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