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July 31, 2013
Treasurer Loftis to Volunteer at Spartanburg Soup Kitchen

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis will be volunteering at the Spartanburg Soup Kitchen, located at 136 S. Forest Street in Spartanburg, Thursday, August 1st, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Prior to his election, Treasurer Loftis spent ten years participating in … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013
Protecting Your Money

Dear Friends, I hope you are doing well and enjoying your summer. I recently had the honor of appearing on ETV’s Carolina Business Review with North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell.  We had a great discussion about some of the … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013
ICYMI: The Economist on Alternative Investments

A new hope Institutions are betting on fresh sources of return Jul 13th 2013  THE term “alternative assets” conjures up an image of the counterculture—tie-dye shirts and magic mushrooms. But in financial jargon it means those assets that are not … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013
Walk with Treasurer Loftis July 4th!

Treasurer Loftis invites you to join him  in the 55th Anniversary Peach Parade Thursday, July 4th, 2013 9:30 A.M. Lexington County Peach Festival Gilbert, SC Please meet at 9:00 A.M. on Broad Street. (official line up number to follow when … Continue reading

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April 24, 2013
Win Dinner With Curt!

Dear Friends, Have you ever dreamed of being a political strategist? Better yet, have you ever dreamed of having dinner with me? (Okay, stop laughing.) Well, here is your chance! I am asking for YOUR help with a new campaign … Continue reading

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April 18, 2013
SC Supreme Court Tosses Out Investment Commission Suit

Below is a statement from South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis following Wednesday afternoon’s unanimous ruling from the State Supreme Court, which has dismissed the action by the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission. “I thank the Supreme Court for … Continue reading

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April 15, 2013
SC Investment Commission Provides Requested Information, Treasurer Loftis to Fund Investment

The State Treasurer’s Office filed its response with the South Carolina Supreme Court this morning advising the Court that the Warburg Pincus investment funding has been authorized based upon the information contained in sworn affidavits supplied by senior officials of … Continue reading

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April 11, 2013
Statement from Treasurer Loftis on Court Filing of April 11

As a fiduciary and custodian of the pension fund, I welcome the action. A court of law is exactly where the Investment Commission should be. The un-elected Investment Commissioners continually refuse to answer questions, lack safeguards to protect the investments … Continue reading

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March 14, 2013
Treasurer Loftis Speaks About Need For Tougher Freedom Of Information Laws

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis spoke with Greenville News Editorial Page Editor Beth Padgett about the need for more open government in South Carolina.   One way to give citizens more information in a timely manner would be to enhance the state’s … Continue reading

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Making Government Open Easier Said Than Done

This week, media outlets across the country are celebrating “Sunshine Week,” a time devoted to the promotion of open government. The cause is noble, and government leaders at all levels should be committed to the goal of daily transparency and … Continue reading

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