Treasurer Loftis' statement following State Supreme Court Hearing

(Columbia, SC) – Below is a statement from South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis following this morning’s hearing at the State Supreme Court. The Court will render a decision in due course.

“This morning I was privileged to attend a hearing before the South Carolina Supreme Court in a matter initiated by the Retirement System Investment Commission. It was refreshing to hear the Court discuss these important issues. I appreciate the Court’s energetic attention and thoughtful analysis of the issues. I am grateful for the Justices’ obvious consideration of the interests of the citizens, retirees and taxpayers of the State.

“The Treasurer’s Office will continue to work for all South Carolinians. As always, my staff and I will endeavor to work constructively with the Retirement System Investment Commission to protect the funds set aside for our retirees.”

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