Jay Ritter
Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter

Fact-checking Fried, DeSantis claims about Florida’s investments in Russia

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter contributed his expertise to this PolitiFact investigation into what could be done to withdraw Florida’s investment in Russia-backed entities.

PolitiFact learned that the process by which Florida could begin to divest state funds from Russian-based entities is more complex than Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried presented. But there is more Governor Ron DeSantis could do to signal the state’s intentions.

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