Review of North Dakota’s investments must be larger than just Russia


Minot, N.D. — Yesterday morning, I wrote that North Dakota’s tax dollars were invested in financing Vladimir Putin’s regime.

Yesterday afternoon, Governor Doug Burgum’s administration announced that the State Investment Board, chaired by Lt. Governor Brent Sanford, would be reviewing those investments, not just in the Legacy Fund but across the state’s other pension and investment funds as well.

As an exercise in minimization, Burgum’s people were quick to highlight that the Russian investments represent small percentages.

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