State Government Press Releases

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10/25/2017
On Thursday October 26th at 5:30 p.m. Governor Raimondo, Treasurer Magaziner, and Education Commissioner Wagner will host the second in a series of public forums to discuss the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. You can join the conversation in person...
10/12/2017
On October 12th at 6:00 p.m. Governor Raimondo, Treasurer Magaziner, and Education Commissioner Wagner will host the first in a series of public forums to discuss the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. We look forward to hearing feedback from students,...
10/12/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner tomorrow will convene the Rhode Island Financial Empowerment Roundtable to further his commitment to economic growth and financial stability by bringing together stakeholders from government, non-profits, education, businesses, and banking. "Too many Rhode...
10/06/2017
The Council for Economic Education has honored Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner with the 2017 William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award, recognizing his work to advance financial literacy for student and families. "My mission is to promote economic growth and financial stability for all...
10/03/2017
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his office's redemption from seven hedge funds has topped $500 million as the implementation the Treasurer's Back to Basics investment strategy reaches the one-year milestone. "My Back to Basics strategy is getting the pension system...
09/29/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and co-chair Education Commissioner Ken Wagner today led the first meeting of the Rhode Island School Building Task Force to develop a plan to address the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. "No parent should have to...
09/29/2017
The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has elected Rhode Island State Treasurer Seth Magaziner as a Vice President, during the Association's annual conference in Boston. Treasurer Magaziner currently serves as outgoing Chair of the Association's Financial Education and Empowerment...
09/27/2017
Rhode Island's pension fund continues to deliver positive investment performance under Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics strategy earning $64.2 million in investment gains in the month of August which brings the fund's value to $8.17 billion. "Our Back to Basics investment strategy...
09/20/2017
A bill proposed by Treasurer Seth Magaziner, which expands the State's Crime Victim Compensation Program to include support for minors who witness homicides or domestic violence, has been signed into law today by Governor Gina Raimondo, during a ceremonial signing ceremony at the Rhode Island...
09/20/2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today applauded the General Assembly's passage of legislation which will create a legal requirement to maintain the "Transparent Treasury" investment policy he implemented just months after taking office in 2015, which requires investment managers to publicly...