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Johns Hopkins Finance Professor Jeff Hooke Wary of Montgomery County Divestment Bill

In a recent column in The Montgomery County Sentinel, Jeff Hooke, a finance professor at Johns Hopkins University, commented on a debate that has taken root in Maryland’s Montgomery County – divestment of the employee pension fund from fossil fuel investments.

In a bill presented to the Montgomery County Council, the employee pension fund is under threat for being politicized by opposition groups who seek to have their green agenda fulfilled through divestiture measures. Ironically these actions do not … Read More

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