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From fossil fuels to firearms, foreign policy to obscenity, state legislators cite a range of policy principles for pulling public pension dollars out of certain types of investments.
The number of states requiring their public retirement systems to undergo standard financial stress tests is on the rise. The tests help officials and plan members assess how their plans would fare under different economic and investment-return scenarios.
On the brink of a national retirement security crisis, state lawmakers are stepping up with innovative solutions to help small business employees save for retirement. It’s a balancing act as legislators try to promote savings, limit employer burdens and manage risks.