Attorney General Knudsen investigating BlackRock’s ESG policies, conflicts of interest

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen and 15 other state attorneys general launched an investigation into BlackRock for potential conflicts of interest and the company’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investments. In a letter sent to BlackRock fund directors Tuesday, Attorney General Knudsen raised concerns...

Marihaidyn Housley

21 state AGs warn asset managers over ESG investments as proxy season begins

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen and 20 other state attorneys general warned more than 50 of the nation’s largest asset managers about Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investments being made with Americans’ hard-earned money as annual shareholders’ meetings begin for many public companies.  In...

Emilee Cantrell

Attorney General Knudsen demands answers from Wells Fargo for debanking practices

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen led a coalition of 16 attorneys general in demanding answers from Wells Fargo Wednesday regarding the company’s debanking policies, which appear to extend the Biden administration’s woke agenda. In a letter to Wells Fargo’s Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf,...

Marihaidyn Housley

AG Knudsen demands answers from BlackRock-linked mutual fund directors

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen and 14 other state attorneys general demanded answers from Blackrock-linked mutual fund directors as to potential conflicts of interest between the mutual funds they are managing and questioned whether BlackRock should continue as an investment adviser to the...

Marihaidyn Housley

AG Knudsen opposes Biden’s latest attack on gun rights

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s rewrite of federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) regulations to ban so-called “ghost guns”: Assembling firearms for their own use is a tradition and right that Americans have exercised...

Kyler Nerison
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