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DFL legislators want pension fund investments in fossil fuel firms to end


A group of legislators are calling on Minnesota's pension fund managers to dump their stocks in coal, oil and natural gas, saying fossil fuel companies harm the environment and are a financially risky investment.

Sen. Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, and Rep. Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, are introducing legislation to direct the State Board of Investment to research the feasibility of ending investment in fossil fuel firms.


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