State retiree files legal challenge over Oklahoma’s bank boycott law

BY: - November 20, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — A retired state employee filed a lawsuit Monday to block the enforcement of a new law barring the state from working with banks deemed hostile to fossil fuel energy companies. Former Oklahoma Public Employees Association President Don Keenan alleges the law that targets financial institutions with environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies […]

Oklahoma Treasurer Todd Russ increases state funds invested in Israel

BY: - November 7, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — State Treasurer Todd Russ has increased Oklahoma’s investment in Israeli bonds in light of the country’s war with Hamas militants. In response to a request from the Israeli government, the Treasurer’s Office purchased a $10 million bond from the country last week, which will bring the state’s total investment to $62.5 million. […]