Treasurer Moore Criticizes Creation of DOJ ‘Office of Environmental Justice’

State Treasurer Riley Moore today criticized the creation of the recently announced “Office of Environmental Justice” under the U.S. Department of Justice, saying it is the latest in the Biden Administration’s attempts to impose Green New Deal social issues on Americans. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore Calls on Unilever to End Ben & Jerry's Israel Boycott

State Treasurer Riley Moore today called on Unilever to end the boycott against Israel currently being conducted by its subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore Denounces S&P’s New State ESG Ratings Scheme

State Treasurer Riley Moore today called on S&P Global Ratings to end its new, politically subjective Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings scheme for states and their political subdivisions and return to issuing credit ratings based on valid, objective financial metrics. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore Praises Kentucky Lawmakers, Treasurer Ball for Passage of Pro-Fossil Fuel Banking Protection Bill

West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore today applauded Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball and lawmakers in that state for their recent passage of Senate Bill 205, which would authorize the Kentucky State Treasurer to identify firms engaged in boycotts of energy industries and require state agencies to divest from or stop doing business with them. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore’s Pro-Fossil Fuel Banking Protection Bill Becomes Law

State Treasurer Riley Moore issued the following statement after his landmark fossil fuel banking protection bill, Senate Bill 262, became law on Wednesday. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore Confirms No Russian Holdings in State Consolidated Fund Investment Pools

State Treasurer Riley Moore today confirmed the state Board of Treasury Investments, which manages more than $8 billion in short-term state and local government operating funds, has no direct investments in Russian securities. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore Joins National Coalition to Oppose Raskin Appointment to Federal Reserve

State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced he has joined a national coalition of State Treasurers, Auditors and Financial Officers to oppose President Joe Biden’s nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin to a key position with the Federal Reserve. Continue reading

Treasurer Moore Announces Board of Treasury Investments Ends Use of BlackRock Investment Fund

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced the Board of Treasury Investments, which manages the state’s roughly $8 billion operating funds, will no longer use a BlackRock Inc. investment fund as part of its banking transactions. Continue reading

WV Treasurer Moore Urges Congress to Oppose Anti-Fossil Fuel Banking Legislation

State Treasurer Riley Moore today urged members of Congress to oppose any attempts to pass federal legislation that would require banks to end future investment in coal, oil and natural gas companies or projects. Continue reading

WV Treasurer Moore Leads 15-State Coalition to Push Back Against Bank Boycotts of Traditional Energy Industries

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced he has formed a 15-state coalition of state financial officers who have committed to scrutinize or potentially curtail future business with banks that adopt corporate policies to cut off financing for the coal, oil and natural gas industries. Continue reading
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