State Government Press Releases

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09/11/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI Stressing the importance of helping families save to prepare for higher education costs, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that all Rhode Islanders who open a CollegeBoundfund account during September 2015 will receive a $25 account contribution. Families can visit...
07/22/2015
More than $100 million in savings will be used to fund economic development and school construction PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the results of a successful $175 million General Obligation bond refunding. The debt restructuring will fund economic...
07/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced the formation of a national coalition of public pension leaders overseeing approximately $1 trillion in assets, joining together to call on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen transparency of private...
07/20/2015
General Treasurer Magaziner Continues Making Results Easily Accessible PROVIDENCE, RI - General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released investment performance data for the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island for the June quarter and fiscal year. Summarizing results on a quarterly basis...
07/09/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI A bold, new action plan spearheaded by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner that will put Rhode Islanders back to work and energize the state's clean energy economy was signed into law today by Governor Gina M. Raimondo. The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) is one of several...
07/09/2015
Washington, DC Senior staff from the Office of General Treasurer Seth Magaziner are participating today in a "White House Roundtable on Green and Clean Energy Banks" at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. Event participants include representatives from the White House'
06/17/2015
Unclaimed Property Specialists to Help Residents Search and File Claims for Unclaimed Property PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will join Rhode Island Treasury's Unclaimed Property Division at Burnside Park in Kennedy Plaza tomorrow, June 18, to help residents search and file...
06/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI The Senate Finance Committee today unanimously confirmed General Treasurer Seth Magaziner's four nominees for the Rhode Island Public Finance Management Board (FMBC). They are: Patricia Anderson, Treasurer and Human Resource Director for the Town of Charlestown. Shawn...
06/17/2015
R.I. Treasury Initiative Will Create Jobs, Spur Construction PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner's Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) proposal was overwhelmingly approved this evening by the House of Representatives. The initiative is a part of the Governor's FY2016 Jobs...
06/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to the Rhode Island State Investment Commission (SIC) and Rhode Island State Retirement Board: State Investment Commission: Robert Benson, C.F.A., Senior Vice President &...