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Franchot, Kopp join call for corporate board diversity

State Treasurer Nancy K Kopp, left, and Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot. (The Daily Record / File)

Two Maryland officials are joining the call for more diversity on corporate boards of directors and are hoping to use the state’s pension system as leverage to get it. Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot and Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp joined a ...

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Nancy Kopp and state pension diversions

State Treasurer Nancy Kopp

Nancy K. Kopp rarely speaks out against Gov. Martin J. O'Malley so when the Maryland treasurer appeared at two hearings last week to oppose a proposed diversion of $100 million from the pension, it caught the attention of the media.

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Pension board votes to keep assumed rate of return

The State Retirement and Pension System’s 14-member board of trustees has voted to keep the assumed rate of return on investments at 7.75 percent. The board, which includes Treasurer Nancy Kopp, voted on Tuesday to keep the assumed rate of ...

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Maryland credit rating, day three

The credit rating front has been quieter Wednesday with Maryland officials believing any Standard & Poor’s rating action will not come soon, if at all. Here are some of the things that didn’t quite make the stories in the dead-tree ...

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O’Malley: Pension costs shouldn’t be put off

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says tackling Maryland’s ballooning pension liabilities problem should be “front and center” in this upcoming legislative session. O’Malley said Tuesday that taking on the difficult pension issue, as well as transportation funding concerns, should be ...

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