GOP leaders target ‘woke’ investments through state pension funds

By: - September 19, 2022 11:44 am
Jeff Landry

Louisiana's General Jeff Landry is one of 19 Republican state attorneys general who have written a letter to BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, that accuses it of making "woke" investments based on its alleged political agenda rather than the welfare of state pensions. (Image via

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Casey Quinlan
Casey Quinlan

Casey Quinlan is a reporter in Washington, D.C. In the past 10 years or so, they have reported on national politics and state politics, LGBTQ rights, abortion access, labor issues, education, Supreme Court news and more for publications including The American Independent, ThinkProgress, New Republic, Rewire News, SCOTUSblog, In These Times, and Vox. Some of their stories have included coverage of 2018-2019 teachers strikes, a medication abortion ban in Arkansas, the effects of the pandemic on LGBTQ workers, and the fallout of efforts to remove books with LGBTQ characters from school libraries and community libraries across the country.