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Teachers have staged protests in recent weeks in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Colorado and Arizona. Some are fighting lawmakers who want to scale back their pensions.

It's no secret that many states have badly underfunded their teacher pension plans for decades and now find themselves drowning in debt. But this pensions fight is also complicated by one little-known fact:

State Bans Future Investments In Venezuela's Maduro Regime

Aug 17, 2017
Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott easily won approval Wednesday for a proposal to bar the state's $150 billion pension plan from making future investments that directly support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.