Media Statement on Permanent Injunction against Oklahoma State Treasurer’s Enforcement of the Energy Discrimination Elimination Act (EDEA)

Media Statement on Permanent Injunction against Oklahoma State Treasurer’s Enforcement of the Energy Discrimination Elimination Act (EDEA) Tim Hill, President “This is a victory for the state’s current and future retirees, and its taxpayers. Judge Stinson’s decision helps keep politics out of public finance just as the Oklahoma constitution dictates. We are gratified today’s rulings stop Oklahoma’s…

Media Statement on Indiana Treasurer’s Boycott List

Media Statement on Indiana Treasurer’s Boycott ListTim Hill, President “Today’s decision by Indiana Treasurer Daniel Elliott to create an investment firm blacklist puts politics over pensions and investment performance. Indiana state officials have plenty of evidence that shows the legally questionable approach of blacklisting investment firms could result in financial setbacks for the state’s pension…

Updated Statement on Oklahoma Court Restraining Order Halting Enforcement of State’s “Blacklist” Law

Updated Media Statement Tim Hill – President “By putting a hold on the implementation of the state’s financial boycott law, Oklahoma Judge Sheila Stinson has taken the first step in stopping the harm done to the state’s retirees from a law that increases costs for the state’s public pension funds. The Board of the Oklahoma Public…

Oklahoma Court Issues TRO Against Enforcement of Oklahoma Energy Discrimination Elimination Act

Today, Oklahoma Judge Sheila Stinson granted a temporary restraining order that puts the implementation of the Oklahoma Energy Discrimination Elimination Act on hold. A copy of the order can be found HERE. Of note, in her order, is the belief that there is substantial likelihood the plaintiffs will succeed at trial and that there may…

Oklahoma Treasurer Hurts State Retirees, Plays Politics with Pensions

Today, the Alliance for Prosperity and a Secure Retirement released the following statement from Alliance President, Tim Hill “With this newest updated boycott list, Oklahoma Treasurer Todd Russ continues to ignore the very real costs to Oklahoma taxpayers and retirees.  His aggressive use of a boycott list plainly puts politics over pensions and performance. By including…

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