Oklahoma Sued Over Anti-ESG Law Targeting BlackRock, JPMorgan

Posted on AllSides November 21st, 2023
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An Oklahoma pensioner is challenging a state law that targets financial firms, including BlackRock Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., for their climate change policies. Don Keenan, a former state employee, is seeking a temporary restraining order against Oklahoma Treasurer Todd Russ and the state over the 2022 law enacted by the Republican legislature. As part of the legislation, Russ released a list of six firms that are restricted from doing business with the state. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in the district court of Oklahoma County, said the legislation...

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