Idaho Officials Object to S&P’s Use of  ESG Criteria in State Credit Ratings
Eleven Idaho leaders signed a letter sent this week to Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings to express objections over the company’s use of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria in establishing states’ credit ratings.
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Americans Retirement Savings at Risk with Push for Climate Agenda
The Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration proposed rule threatens Americans' retirement funds by prioritizing 'speculative and immaterial risks' from climate change over real returns.
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Idaho State Treasurer, Congressional Delegation Announce Secure Rural Schools Payments
Idaho Counties Will Receive $23.4 Million in Federal Funds for Schools, Roads, and Bridge Repair
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ESG: The Invisible Fist
I have joined with 27 State Financial leaders to push back against Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) policies that negatively impact my constituents. This is a good opinion piece by Utah Treasurer Marlo Oaks explaining ESG.
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State Financial Officers Foundation Sends Letter To President Biden Warning About The Dangers Of Energy Dependence
Today, the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) sent a letter to President Biden warning him about the need for American energy independence and the dangers of being reliant on foreign adversaries like Russia, Iran, and Venezuela. I am happy to have signed on to the letter
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Bipartisan Joint Statement of State Treasurers on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
We, the undersigned State Treasurers, condemn Russia's unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine. The Russian invasion Is a threat to democratic freedoms and global stability and cannot be tolerated. State governments Invest a significant amount of public funds with some Invested In Russian-domiciled companies. actions taken by states can help the people of Ukraine by putting additional pressure on the Russian economy to force an end to this invasion. These actions are not only mor...
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Treasurer Signs on to Comment letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
Twenty-two state attorney generals and 20 state financial officers worked together to submit a comment letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) regarding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Practices in the Municipal Securities Market (2021-17) (RFI).
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Risk Management: Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Banks
Potential rules for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ignore threats to the U.S. banking system.
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Twenty-one States Urge Biden to Withdraw Nominee to the Fed
Sarah Bloom Raskin wants Fed to penalize banks that serve oil and gas companies
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Idaho Treasurer Julie A. Ellsworth  Releases 2021 Transparency Report
In the 2021 Transparency Report Card, Idaho Treasurer Julie A. Ellsworth reports on the work of the Credit Enhancement Committee, the Idaho Bond Bank Authority, and Idaho Unclaimed Property. It includes earning distributions through the Diversified Bond Fund, Idle Investment Pool, and the Local Government Investment Pool. The report also includes an investments accountability chart.Highlights include: Idaho's Millennium Fund earnings grew from $7,911,139 in 2020 to $16,722,342 in 2021 The Id...
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