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MacEwen introduces bill to divest public funds from Russia

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, has introduced a bill that would require state agencies in the state to cancel outstanding contracts with Russian companies.

Because the legislative session is slated to end March 10, the bill is unlikely to be heard this session.

According to a news release from House Republicans, MacEwen co-introduced the bill with Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn. It would require the state investment board to divest from its pension and other investments Russian companies.

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