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By C.J. BAKER
Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Bank of the West works to keep state business; meets with SLIB officials

POWELL — This summer, Bank of the West officials began promoting the fact that they’re no longer funding certain fossil fuel-related projects and businesses — prompting State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead to suggest pulling all state funds from the bank.

 

October 17, 2018



POWELL — This summer, Bank of the West officials began promoting the fact that they’re no longer funding certain fossil fuel-related projects and businesses — prompting State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead to suggest pulling all state funds from the bank. 

But after conversations with bank leaders, Gordon indicated last week that he may be open to continuing the state’s relationship with Bank of the West. 

“It sounded to me like there was potential for further conversations and the opportunity to maybe consider solutions that would be beneficial to both the state and t...



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