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Patrick to push Sudan sanction

Asks state pension funds be divested

Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray spoke about divesting at the State House in Boston. Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray spoke about divesting at the State House in Boston. (BIZUAYEHU TESFAYE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Raja Mishra
Globe Staff / March 30, 2007

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The Patrick administration forcefully urged lawmakers yesterday to withdraw more than $100 million in state pension fund investments from foreign companies doing business in genocide-ravaged Sudan, setting the stage for the state's first major attempt to exert financial pressure on a foreign government since it pulled funds from apartheid-era South Africa more than two decades ago. (Full article: 772 words)

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