Don’t invest Louisiana money in terrorism-linked countries, companies, lawmakers say

By Katie Gagliano

A bill to forbid investment of Louisiana public money in countries or companies connected to terrorist activity passed the Senate Finance Committee on Monday (May 8). Senate Bill 223 by Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, would prohibit investment in Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan and Syria and in companies that engage in business with these countries.

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