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Pension investment bill passes House

The Employees Retirement System can invest in higher-risk alternatives under legislation passed by the Georgia House . . .

Tags: alternative investments , derivatives , private equities , public pension funds

Senate passes alternative investments bill

Legislation passed by the Senate will allow the Employees Retirement System to invest in higher-return, higher-risk financial instruments . . .

Tags: alternative investments , derivatives , ERS , Tim Golden , venture capital

Pension bill would allow alternative investments

Bill moving through the Senate would allow most of the state retirement systems to invest their assets in higher-risk, higher-return financial instruments . . .

Tags: alternative investments , retirement systems , state pension funds

This form of gambling is always popular with lawmakers

Look for legislators to open up the state’s public pension funds to invest in venture capital funds and other areas that are now prohibited; retired teachers and state employees may want to pay attention to this . . .

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