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By Karla Pomeroy

State treasurer educating voters on Amendment A

Ballot question, if approved, would allow more equity investment


October 26, 2016

WORLAND —Two years ago, State Treasurer Mark Gordon and members of his staff approached the Wyoming Legislature with an proposal to allow the state to invest non-permanent state funds in equity. In two weeks, Wyoming voters will decide if the Wyoming Constitution should be changed to allow that type of investment.

The question that is before the voters is “Currently, the Wyoming Constitution allows the legislature to authorize the investment of public employee retirement systems funds and permanent state funds in equities, such as stock or shares in private or public companies. Permanen...

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