CalPERS investment committee urged to divest tobacco holdings

The CalPERS investment committee heard from the public, including Sandy Emerson, a representative of Fossil Free California, on May 16, 2016 before deciding to speed up a study on divesting from tobacco and other forbidden investments.
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The CalPERS investment committee heard from the public, including Sandy Emerson, a representative of Fossil Free California, on May 16, 2016 before deciding to speed up a study on divesting from tobacco and other forbidden investments.
Dan Walters

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Two decisions could make big changes in California’s public pension system

December 11, 2016 12:01 AM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.