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California law will require teacher and state worker pension funds to divest from thermal coal

Bill targets state public employees’ and teachers’ pension plans Governor Jerry Brown expected to sign bill into law California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday requiring the state’s two largest pension plans to divest their holdings in thermal coal as part of a push this legislative session to...
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