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Councilman Watson Resigns from Pension Board as SEC Investigates

  (APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta City Councilman Aaron Watson (Post 2-at-large) has resigned from the Board of Trustees of the City of Atlanta General Employees Pension Fund, as the US Securities and Exchange Commission investigates a complaint filed by Board Member Angela Green regarding a controversial investment that Watson approved and later defended.   “As discussed with you, I must […]

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(IPS) Crowdfunding Gives Boost to Renewables in U.S.

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/03/crowdfunding-gives-boost-to-renewables-in-u-s/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Mar 29 2013 (IPS) – A U.S. company called Mosaic has unveiled a new way for citizens to use the Internet to invest in specific solar energy projects around the country.  In the style of such websites as Kiva, which raises money for microloans for small businesses in […]

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SEC Complaint Filed over City of Atlanta Pension Investment

(APN) ATLANTA — Angela Green, a former City of Atlanta employee and member of the Board of Trustees of the City of Atlanta General Employees’ Pension Plan, has filed a complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Atlanta Progressive News has learned. The complaint, filed on January 18, 2013, alleges that the investment consultant for the Pension Fund, Larry […]

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